Articles about orthopedics


Solutions for Dealing With Flat Feet

Last updated: 02/24/2021

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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Causes of Arch Pain and Treatment Options

Last updated: 02/24/2021

There are several reasons why you may experience pain in the arches of your foot. Your foot arches, which are essential for support of your body weight, are formed by bones,...

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Common Causes of Foot Pain

Last updated: 02/24/2021

As shock absorbers, our feet cushion up to one million pounds of pressure during a single hour of strenuous exercise. They also support 1.2 times our body weight during walking...

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Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments

Last updated: 02/23/2021

Our feet are vital shock-absorbers. Your feet support your body weight as you walk and navigate your day, so foot pain can disrupt your life. In fact, 77% of adults have...

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Tarsometatarsal Joint or Lisfranc Joint Injuries

Last updated: 02/23/2021

Tarsometatarsal joints, also known as the Lisfranc joint complex and referred to as the tarsometatarsal articulations, refer to the place in the foot where the metatarsal...

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4 Common Conditions That Affect Your Toes

Last updated: 02/23/2021

You may not think of your toes as being important, but they are a large factor in the functioning of a healthy foot. Your toes are complex structures that absorb ground...

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Ankle Swelling as a Side Effect of Norvasc

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) is a type of medication known as a calcium-channel blocker. They contain compounds known as calcium-channel antagonists which relax blood vessels...

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5 Common Causes of Pain in the Big Toe Joint

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Pain in your big toe joint can make you miserable. The first metatarsophalangeal joint is the joint that connects the big toe to the first metatarsal bone of the forefoot. Even...

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The Long Lasting Effects Of An Ankle Sprain

Last updated: 02/21/2021

You put thousands of steps on your feet on a daily basis, and they never take a day off. Because we ask our feet to do so much, it’s no surprise that ankle sprains are one of...

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Should You Walk On A Sprained Ankle?

Last updated: 02/21/2021

When researching the web to come up with a blog topic for today, we noticed that one of the most common questions on Google when searching about ankle sprains was whether or not...

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