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Diagnosing and Treating Posterior Malleolus Fractures

Last updated: 11/03/2020

The ankle joint is a complex junction of three bones known as the fibula, tibia, and talus. The tibia is commonly referred to as the shin bone, while the fibula is the thinner...

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The Causes and Treatment of Foot and Ankle Stress Fractures

Last updated: 11/03/2020

The bones of the legs and feet are where stress fractures most frequently occur. The bones that are most often affected include the lower parts of the tibia and fibula bones of...

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10 Ways to Prevent Running Injuries

Last updated: 11/03/2020

Rosemont, Ill. (August 31, 2020) –  As gyms closed and group fitness classes were canceled across the nation due to COVID-19, many people took up running as their choice of...

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Why Does My Child Have Heel Pain?

Last updated: 11/02/2020

Heel pain is one of the most common problems that brings people into our office. Oftentimes their pain is brought on by a fall or by stepping on a rock, but other times we find...

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New Option For Big Toe Joint Replacement

Last updated: 11/02/2020

In the past, joint replacement surgery of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint has had limited success for a number of reasons. Old methods were unsuccessful because the...

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Why Are My Ankles Swollen?

Last updated: 11/02/2020

The title of this blog is a question I get asked quite frequently at my practice. However, we can’t always answer it with a simple explanation because there could be a number...

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Why Does My Ankle Hurt After Physical Activity?

Last updated: 11/02/2020

We always tell our patients to maintain an active lifestyle, but sometimes exercise and activity can lead to foot pain. If you’re suffering from discomfort in your ankle or calf...

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Vitamin D Can Prevent Stress Fractures in Athletes

Last updated: 11/01/2020

Athletes who enjoy high-impact sports like running, ultimate frisbee or basketball can help prevent foot and leg stress fractures by getting extra daily dosages of Vitamin...

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Diabetic Foot Disease Treatment

Last updated: 11/01/2020

As the world’s waistline continue to expand, we are also seeing an increase in global diabetes rates. Although we are getting better at controlling the effects of diabetes, it...

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How to Tell Which Fitness Influencers Are Worth Trusting

Last updated: 11/01/2020

How to Tell Which Fitness Influencers Are Worth Trusting Save Photo: I T A L O (Shutterstock) Fitness Instagram, like every other place or population on earth, contains...

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