Osteochondritis Dissecans: Is It The Cause Of Your Ankle Pain And Stiffness?

30 November 2017
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When pain and stiffness strike your ankle, you may blame it on arthritis or another joint problem. Although joint conditions can cause pain and stiffness in your ankle joints, the real cause of your symptoms may be osteochondritis dissecans. Osteochondritis dissecans develops in injured or traumatized joints. The condition can eventually lead to arthritis in the future. Here's how osteochondritis dissecans forms in your ankle: What Exactly Is Osteochondritis Dissecans? Read More 

Are You Experiencing Achilles Heel Pain? How To Treat The Pain At Home And When To See A Doctor

25 August 2017
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Achilles heel pain is extremely common in those who walk a lot or who are athletes. The strain of walking or running can put pressure on your heel or cause a strain that results in this pain. If you have recently felt some pain or discomfort, there are a few ways you can treat the condition at home. If home treatments do not help, the pain continues, or the pain worsens, you will want to see your doctor or a podiatrist. Read More 

Questions And Answers About Nail Fungal Infections

11 August 2017
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Your nails are important for protecting the tips of both your fingers and toes. However, many people will find that they have the unfortunate pleasure of developing nail infections. These infections can be extremely uncomfortable, but informed patients will find that they are able to manage this condition so that they recover as quickly as possible. How Will You Know Whether You Are Suffering From Nail Fungus? When a person develops a fungal infection of their nails, the condition is likely to progress fairly slowly during the early stages, which can make it difficult to notice. Read More 

Surgical Options for Treating Your Bunion

9 August 2017
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If you have a bunion, you may be alarmed at how the appearance of your toe is changing. However, if your bunion doesn't cause pain, you may not need to have surgery to correct it. Surgery is usually reserved for when your toe hurts so bad you can't walk very long or when other treatments for the bunion don't work. There are several types of bunion surgeries. Here's a look at what general procedures your doctor may perform to treat your bunion. Read More 

Ways That Podiatry Clinics Use Technology To Improve Your Foot Health

4 August 2017
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Although technology will never replace the podiatry industry, modern-day podiatrists rely on technology in a number of ways to complement the hands-on care that they provide to patients. If you have any type of foot issue and have booked an appointment at your local podiatry clinic, there's a strong likelihood that your foot care professional will be using some manner of technology to help diagnose or treat the problem. If you haven't yet been to a podiatrist, it can be worthwhile to call a few clinics and see how their staff members use technology to help patients. Read More