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An Overview of Haglund's Deformity

Last updated: 06/03/2021

Haglund's deformity is a seldom-heard term for a bony bump on the back of the heel bone, where your Achilles tendon attaches to your heel. The bump is often red and irritated...

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Various Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

Last updated: 06/03/2021

Plantar fasciitis is the bane of athletes everywhere and one of the most common orthopedic complaints. This condition results in either sharp or dull heel pain with every step...

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How Psoriatic Arthritis Affects Feet

Last updated: 06/02/2021

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can involve the feet, from the heels to the toes. The effects can range from minor swelling and discomfort to debilitating damage that may become...

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Hindfoot: Anatomy, Location, and Function

Last updated: 06/02/2021

The hindfoot, sometimes also referred to as the rearfoot, is the posterior region of the human foot as differentiated from the midfoot and the forefoot. The hindfoot area...

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A 15-Minute Cardio Workout for When Your Body Just Needs to Move

Last updated: 06/02/2021

When you're stressful, adding an hour-long workout to the mix might make it even worse. But if you still want to move, a 15-minute cardio workout can be just what you need. So...

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Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity

Last updated: 06/02/2021

Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity Eat More, Weigh Less? Eating fewer calories doesn’t necessarily mean eating less food. To be able to cut calories without eating...

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5 Things That Make Your Plantar Fasciitis Worse

Last updated: 06/02/2021

Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that is caused by inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes. Roughly two million people...

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The Anatomy of the Foot and Common Foot Problems

Last updated: 06/01/2021

Your feet are made for walking—and running, jumping, balancing, climbing, and more. So it's no wonder that the human foot is complex. Believe it or not, your size sixes (or...

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Causes of Hand and Foot Pain

Last updated: 06/01/2021

Pain in the hands and feet can result from problems with the joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves. Symptoms can vary from deep aches, sharp pains, joint stiffness, swelling,...

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Causes of Bone Spurs in Feet and Treatment

Last updated: 06/01/2021

A bone spur—or osteophyte—is an abnormal growth of bone that develops when the body tries to repair a problem. Bone spurs can occur in any bone but happen most frequently in...

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