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What Is Arthritis in the Toes?

Last updated: 11/21/2020

Arthritis in the toes is chronic inflammation of the joints in the forefoot. The joint most often affected is the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which connects the big toe to...

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How Aging Affects Your Feet

Last updated: 11/21/2020

Aging takes its toll on your feet as it does with the rest of your body. Given the amount of stress we place on our feet over a lifetime, it's easy to see why these problems...

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

Last updated: 11/21/2020

If you stub your toe or drop something heavy on your feet, you may develop a subungual hematoma, which is blood trapped beneath the toenail. This gives the toenail a red,...

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An Overview of Plantar Warts

Last updated: 11/21/2020

Plantar warts are those that develop on the bottom of the foot (known as the plantar surface). Caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), these abnormal but benign growths of...

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Solutions for Dealing With Flat Feet

Last updated: 11/20/2020

Many people with flat feet think that they just have flat feet and that nothing can be done about it. This is wrong in most cases. Flat feet can be a major medical issue...

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The Best Methods for Treating Your Bunion Pain

Last updated: 11/20/2020

A bunion is a bony prominence at the inside of the big toe, which is the result of a structural malalignment of the big toe joint.1 In addition to a lump, the bunion causes the...

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Foot Massage and Reflexology Benefits

Last updated: 11/20/2020

There are many research studies that have reported benefits from foot massage, reflexology, and acupressure. However, the quality of these research studies have varied greatly,...

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What Is a Podiatrist?

Last updated: 11/20/2020

A podiatrist is a doctor devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle, and lower leg problems. Podiatrists are unique in that they receive specialized training from an...

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What You Should Know About the Forefoot

Last updated: 11/20/2020

You may be surprised to learn that your forefoot carries and balances half of the body's total weight, and is designed to handle significant force and wear-and-tear. Structure...

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Why Are My Ankles Snapping Or Clicking?

Last updated: 11/19/2020

Have you ever taken a step or stood up after being seated and heard your ankle snap or click? The sensation may not be painful, but it might feel a little odd or make you feel...

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