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I Just Had Bunion Surgery….Now What?

I Just Had Bunion Surgery….Now What?

Congratulations, you have successfully undergone surgery to correct your bunion, now what? While it is important to remember that every surgery is unique and your post-operative instructions and recovery should be discussed with your surgeon, below are some tips to help on your road to recovery.

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FDA Warns of Serious Risks from Antibiotics to Tendons, Muscle & Joints

FDA Warns of Serious Risks from Antibiotics to Tendons, Muscle & Joints

The Food and Drug Administration has recently issued a warning to patients and medical professionals concerning a class of antibiotic drugs called fluoroquinolone, commonly prescribed as Cipro or Levaquin. Fluoroquinolone comes in pills and capsules and also has an injectable form. This class of drugs also includes the less commonly prescribed Avelox and the generic forms levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ciprofloxacin. read more »

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What are the Best Running Shoes for my Flat Feet?

What are the Best Running Shoes for my Flat Feet?

We at University Foot and Ankle Institute are often asked for suggestions on the best running shoes. Our latest question came from a runner in Pennsylvania who asked: I have flat feet and under-pronation. I run an average of 30 miles per week. What running shoes would you suggest? Hi, good question, thanks for this one. I’d be happy to read more »

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Heel and Ankle Pain, UFAI’s May Free Seminar!

Heel and Ankle Pain, UFAI’s May Free Seminar!

University Foot and Ankle Institute in conjunction with UCLA is pleased to host an ongoing series of seminars featuring our own experts who present the latest information on a variety of foot and ankle topics.  The free, one-hour seminars are offered monthly.  Space is limited and reservations are required. Our May Seminar: Heel and Ankle Pain Gary Briskin, DPM, will read more »

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Harriet Tubman’s Strong Will (and remarkable feet) Finally Honored for Saving Many from Slavery, Helping Win Civil War & Voting Rights

Harriet Tubman’s Strong Will (and remarkable feet) Finally Honored for Saving Many from Slavery, Helping Win Civil War & Voting Rights

Harriet Tubman, a great American leader and freedom fighter will be honored on the new US twenty dollar bill, booting former president Andrew Jackson, a slave owner with a controversial legacy, to the back. We can’t help but appreciate how far her now famous feet took her, helping her to escape slavery and lead hundreds of other slaves to freedom read more »

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Steph Curry’s Ankle 0-2, yet Golden State Warriors 2-0! Slow Foot Recovery for NBA Star?

Steph Curry’s Ankle 0-2, yet Golden State Warriors 2-0!  Slow Foot Recovery for NBA Star?

Fans and coaches for the Golden State Warriors’ breathed a sigh of relief last night after landing a 115-106 victory over the Rockets. The Warriors headed into the game without their MVP point guard Stephen Curry, who sat out due to an ankle injury. Curry hurt his right ankle last Saturday in the series opener against Houston. The ankle twisted read more »

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STOP walking barefoot and your feet will love you! Kim Kardashian, you listening?

STOP walking barefoot and your feet will love you! Kim Kardashian, you listening?

The feeling of sand between your toes, soft grass while walking barefoot barefeet, or even a warm pool deck can garner feelings of summer, vacation, or foot freedom that you feel you miss while your pals are holed-up in your shoe of choice during a busy working day. So what’s wrong with giving your feet a little taste of the read more »

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