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Tips for Preventing Hammertoe Dec 18th, 2020

You rely on your toes more than you realize, so when something goes sideways with your toes, it gets your full attention. Bunions, corns, and calluses are just a few of the toe woes you may face in your lifetime, not the least of which is hammertoe, an involuntary contracture...

Leg and Foot Wound Care Apr 14th, 2017

When an individual is experiencing the effects of a leg, ankle, or foot wound or nonhealing ulcer, the symptoms can be painful and, at times, debilitating. Wounds can result from a variety of conditions, including:  Cancer Diabetes Traumatic injuries Vein disorders Lymphedema Foot and Leg Ulcers Ulcers often occur on...

Common Causes of Foot Pain Apr 13th, 2017

Foot pain can be caused by a variety of conditions, and if not treated properly by a certified foot and ankle specialist, the pain can begin to affect other parts of the body. Common foot conditions include hammertoes, bunions, and plantar fasciitis.  Hammertoes  A hammertoe is a bending, also called...

Understanding Diabetic Foot Care Apr 13th, 2017

In individuals with untreated diabetes, serious complications can arise, including with the feet. An excess of blood sugar can lead to neuropathy, or lack of feeling due to damaged nerves in the legs and feet. Peripheral vascular disease is also a common complication, which is poor blood flow to the...