Latest Articles


Parts of the Lower Extremity of the Body

Last updated: 09/17/2019

The lower extremity refers to the part of the body from the hip to the toes. The lower extremity includes the hip, knee, and ankle joints, and the bones of the thigh, leg,...

Read full article


Causes of Ankle Pain and Treatment Options

Last updated: 09/17/2019

There are many potential causes of ankle pain, ranging from acute injuries, such as an ankle sprain or fracture, to chronic conditions like ankle arthritis. In turn, how...

Read full article


Q&A: Let’s talk foot care with patients

Last updated: 09/17/2019

Pharmacy colleagues may not always be comfortable discussing foot care with patients. The Pharmaceutical Journal spoke to five healthcare professionals to find what problems...

Read full article


A histologically hostile environment made more hospitable?

Last updated: 09/17/2019

Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and their associated complications, such as infections and amputations, constitute a considerable public health burden. Up to one-third of patients...

Read full article


High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 09/16/2019

High arches (pes cavus) are the excessive, fixed flexion of the arch of the foot. While weight-bearing stress is typically distributed across the entire foot in people with...

Read full article


Common Pediatric Foot Problems

Last updated: 09/16/2019

Children are affected by many of the same foot conditions that adults are, including plantar warts, flat feet, heel pain, and ingrown toenails. Some of these conditions take...

Read full article


Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

Last updated: 09/16/2019

One of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain is tendonitis. The muscles of the leg, foot, and ankle are anchored to the bone by tendons, which are strong, cord-like...

Read full article


The Easy Trick to Make the Most Out of Your Fitness Tracker

Last updated: 09/16/2019

Wearable fitness trackers have been widely adopted at this point, but also criticized for high abandonment rates—Gartner reported that around 30 percent of users stopped wearing...

Read full article


Bariatric Surgery Tied to Less MACE in Obesity, Diabetes

Last updated: 09/16/2019

PARIS — Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric (metabolic) surgery were less likely than similar patients who received medical treatment to experience one...

Read full article


Here's How to Prevent Thousands of Foot Amputations Each Year

Last updated: 09/15/2019

When Melissa Graham gets dressed in the morning, she always puts on a pair of fresh white socks. But it’s not a fashion choice. If her foot temperature rises, the sock fibers...

Read full article