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Cheerleading and Foot Injuries

Last updated: 11/19/2020

Anyone who says that cheerleading is not a physical activity has never flipped through the air or tried to catch a person out of the air. You might not think cheerleading is...

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How Effective Is Ankle Taping For Preventing Foot Injuries?

Last updated: 11/19/2020

In theory, taping your ankles seems like a good way to help stabilize the ankle and limit range of motion, which in turn can help prevent against ankle sprains during athletic...

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Why Is My Foot Pain Lingering?

Last updated: 11/19/2020

Sometimes foot pain seems to come and go, but what happens if foot pain develops and then never truly goes away? What should you do if you foot pain continues to linger for...

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Treating Peripheral Artery Disease In The Legs And Feet

Last updated: 11/19/2020

Peripheral artery disease, oftentimes shortened to PAD, is a condition that often affects your extremities, especially your feet and legs. The condition is categorized by pain,...

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Causes and Risk Factors of Longitudinal Melanonychia

Last updated: 11/18/2020

Melanonychia is a medical term used to describe the black or brownish pigmentation of the nail plate. The most common type is longitudinal melanonychia, characterized by the...

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Common Infections of the Foot

Last updated: 11/18/2020

No matter how clean your feet are, they are constantly in contact with microorganisms that can potentially cause infection. Fungus and bacteria are the most common...

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

Last updated: 11/18/2020

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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Causes and Treatments For Pain Behind The Knee

Last updated: 11/17/2020

Pain behind your knee, also known as posterior knee pain, is one of the most common types of knee discomfort people face on a regular basis. Posterior knee pain can affect...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Your Ankles

Last updated: 11/17/2020

Rheumatoid arthritis is a degenerative condition that can cause problems in your joints. It typically beings in smaller joints, like in your fingers or toes, and then it can...

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5 Ways To Treat Swollen Ankles and Feet

Last updated: 11/17/2020

Are you dealing with swollen ankles on a regular basis? Sometimes this is due to an underlying health condition like diabetes, while other times we simply become more prone to...

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