A peroneal tendon injury occurs when these tendons become inflamed and stretched from overuse.
You have two small free-floating sesamoid bones in the ball of each foot that are about the size of a pea and that are not connected to any other bones. They are instrumental in pushing off with your feet during sports and exercise activities. This repeated stress can cause pain and inflammation to occur around […]
You don’t have to be playing sports all the time to be saddled with the terrible itchiness, redness, pain, and even oozing that can occur with an athlete’s foot infection. This condition can make your days (and nights) quite miserable indeed. The good news is that, since athlete’s foot is caused by fungal organisms, it […]
Seeing your foot doctor at least once a year is a great way to catch foot and ankle problems before they worsen. Keep reminding yourself of just how fantastic your feet really are and try to take better care of them!
The tarsal tunnel is a hollow area of your foot near the ankle joint that provides passage for the nerves, tendons, and blood vessels that extend into the rest of your foot.
Even a small blister can cause considerable pain and discomfort, especially when one forms on your feet and the inside of your shoes rubs against it.
Keep aware of any changes to the appearance and feel of your feet and ankles since this will give you the upper hand in foot and ankle health. PAD often occurs with complications from diabetes, so check with your foot doctor for guidance.
It’s always a good idea to have kids get regular check-ups with their foot doctor to catch pediatric foot problems before they get worse.
A painful condition called Haglund’s deformity occurs as a protruding bump at this insertion point.
Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide. With November being Diabetes Awareness Month, take some time to make sure you and any of your loved ones who may be suffering from diabetes are taking the necessary steps to properly treat and manage their disease.