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Heel Spur Surgery: Everything You Need to Know

Last updated: 11/05/2020

Calcaneal spur reduction is a procedure used to remove heel spurs—painful outgrowths on the heel bone (calcaneus) that cause pain, inflammation, and swelling. Heel spur surgery...

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High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 11/05/2020

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...

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Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

Last updated: 11/05/2020

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...

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Attitude May Affect Diabetic Foot Ulcer Survival

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Keeping a positive attitude may help clinical outcomes of diabetic foot ulcers, according to new research out of England. For their study, health psychologists at England’s...

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3 Reasons Why Your Feet Hurt While Sleeping

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Whether it’s in the form of an ankle sprain or stubbed toe, nearly every person suffers from foot pain at some point in their life. However, for a select population, their foot...

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Pain At The Top Of Your Foot When Running

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Shin splints are a common ailment that affects runners, but another common complaint I hear is that people are suffering from pain on the top of their feet during or after a...

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Running Can Improve Bone Density

Last updated: 11/04/2020

Calcium is a great way to improve your bone density, but a new study out of Spain suggests running can provide similar benefits. The findings published this week in the...

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Skin Cancer and Your Feet – What You Should Know

Last updated: 11/04/2020

The temperatures are rising here in Minnesota, which means it will soon be time to take your sandals and flip flops back out of your closet. Sandals can be a great way to help...

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What Are Acute Injuries of the Patella (Kneecap)?

Last updated: 11/03/2020

An acute injury to the patella (kneecap) can happen from a blow to the knee or a fall. There may be damage to the soft tissues, such as a patellar tendon tear, or a fracture to...

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What You Should Know About Leg Pain

Last updated: 11/03/2020

If you experience leg pain, the cause may at first be unclear. Typically, people assume pain is related to injury, even when they cannot point to a specific incident, such as a...

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