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How To Improve Foot Proprioception

Last updated: 05/30/2021

Proprioception is a term that describes our body’s ability to recognize where parts of it are in space. It may sound a little confusing, but it’s something your body does...

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Leg Injuries And The Dynamics of Tension

Last updated: 05/29/2021

Leg injuries can happen in a number of different ways, but when they aren’t caused by acute force, like a fall or collision, we can oftentimes trace the problem back to a muscle...

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What Is Toe Jam And How Can You Prevent It?

Last updated: 05/29/2021

Having good foot hygiene is important for keeping your feet healthy, and there’s more to it than just letting water cascade over your feet when you’re in the shower. If you...

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Treating and Caring For Calf Muscle Tears

Last updated: 05/29/2021

Staying active as you age is important for your health, although it can leave you more susceptible to activity-related injuries. One such injury is the calf muscle tear, which...

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Second and Third Metatarsal Fractures

Last updated: 05/29/2021

When it comes to toe fractures, people are more likely to suffer a fracture to their big toe or their pinky toe. However, fractures of the second and third metatarsals on your...

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What Causes Ankle Arthritis?

Last updated: 05/29/2021

When you hear the term arthritis, you probably think about it affecting your knee or the small joints in your hand, but arthritis is also pretty common in your ankles. Arthritis...

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Ruptured Achilles Tendon

Last updated: 05/28/2021

The Achilles tendon is the largest and most vulnerable tendon in the body. It joins the gastrocnemius (calf) and the soleus muscles of the lower leg to the heel bone of the...

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Overview of the Tarsal Bones in the Foot

Last updated: 05/28/2021

The tarsal bones of the foot are important in movement and much more. Where are these bones, and what happens if a process such as a fracture occurs? Overview The tarsal bones...

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Hindfoot: Anatomy, Location, and Function

Last updated: 05/28/2021

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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Parts of the Lower Extremity of the Body

Last updated: 05/28/2021

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, and...

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