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Have Pain in the Ball of Your Foot? It Could Be Morton’s Neuroma

Have Pain in the Ball of Your Foot? It Could Be Morton’s Neuroma

If you have persistent pain in the ball of your foot, like you’re constantly standing on a sharp-edged pebble, it’s likely that you’ve developed Morton’s neuroma. What is Morton’s neuroma? A neuroma is a benign (non-cancerous) growth of inflamed tissue in and around a nerve. A Morton’s neuroma is usually located between your third and fourth metatarsal bones. (The metatarsals read more »

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A Closer Look At Imaging Options for Complicated Heel Pain

A Closer Look At Imaging Options for Complicated Heel Pain

Heel pain is one of the most common problems foot and ankle physicians encounter on a daily basis. Unfortunately, it is also a problem that plantar fasciitis is so common because many physicians do not consider that heel pain can be due to a multitude of problems, of which plantar fasciitis is only one. Radiographs, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound read more »

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Do Your Burning Feet or Numb Toes Need to See a Doctor? Here’s How to Know

Do Your Burning Feet or Numb Toes Need to See a Doctor?  Here’s How to Know

Numbness, tingling of the toes or a burning sensation in the feet are collectively known as paresthesia. It can result from many causes, and its significance can vary from trivial to life-threatening. So how can you tell numbness, tingling, and burning that can be safely ignored from that which requires a doctor’s attention? Lack of sensation in the toes or read more »

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Common Prescriptions and OTC Medications That Affect Your Feet and Certain Foot and Ankle Conditions

Common Prescriptions and OTC Medications That Affect Your Feet and Certain Foot and Ankle Conditions

Patients are prescribed medications to help treat various ailments from infections to high blood pressure to cancer. Everybody knows medications have a long list of side effects. But did you know that some of these side effects can actually affect your feet? That’s right, medications can cause foot pain and other conditions. So if you start taking a new medication read more »

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Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Beat the 6 Most Common Walking Pains

Walking is pretty much universally considered the safest form of exercise, right? Well, yes, but it’s not completely without its risks. If your walking routine is interrupted by aches and pains, you should do what you can to address them early on. What seems like a minor pain could worsen and prevent you from exercising altogether. Here are some tips read more »

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Physical Therapist’s Personal Journey from Injury to Ironman

Physical Therapist’s Personal Journey from Injury to Ironman

Physical therapists are the go-to experts on recovery from sports injuries. We know when to push through the pain and when to back off. I’ve helped hundreds of athletes return to their sport quickly and have taught seminars on how to avoid sports injuries. So when I suffered a stress fracture in my left foot’s 2nd metatarsal, I figured recovery read more »

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: symptoms & treatment options

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: symptoms & treatment options

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is the compression of the posterior tibial nerve and is one of the most common nerve entrapments that affect the foot and ankle. The most common area of entrapment of this nerve is on the inside or medial aspect of the ankle. The nerve in this area runs through a tunnel that also houses an artery, vein, read more »

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