Buerger’s disease is rare and occurs in the veins and arteries in your legs, but it is prominent and will affect your feet as well. What it does is destroy the tissues of your skin and leads to gangrene and infection. It will show in your feet and hands first before spreading to your legs […]
Having pain on the top of your foot has many possible causes including bone fractures, poorly fitting shoes, and systemic diseases like diabetes.
Your feet and ankles are an amazing display of natural engineering with everything working together like a well-oiled machine—until something malfunctions and you experience foot and ankle pain and discomfort. Fortunately, you can mitigate and even prevent problems with your feet and ankles by making regular visits with your foot doctor to catch and correct […]
Arthritis often affects joints throughout the body and severe symptoms often occur in the extremities first, with the feet and ankles commonly affected. Stiff and swollen joints can cause problems with mobility and can even make wearing shoes painful. Custom orthotics paired with properly supportive and fitted footwear can treat and prevent arthritic problems so […]
Tarsal tunnel syndrome affects the foot and ankle in a similar way that the more common carpal tunnel syndrome affects the wrist and hand.
Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
Many different conditions can contribute to swelling in the feet and ankles and it is often an indication of a serious problem, but it could also happen from just sitting still in one place for too long such as during a long plane, bus, or boat trip. Try to get up and move around several […]
A bunion causes a bulging bump on the joint of your largest toe and pushes the big toe into the other toes with considerable force. This can cause blisters and overlapping toe problems, among other issues.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome affects the nerves in the feet in the same way that a similar condition called carpal tunnel syndrome affects the nerves in the wrist.
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.