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  • Ankle Pain When Walking

    Your ankle is a complex grouping of bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. It supports your weight while standing, walking, and running. It’s quite common for injuries or conditions to affect your ankle and this can cause pain while walking.

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  • How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the ankles?

    In this article, we take a close look at how RA affects the ankles, including the symptoms, and how people can relieve pain and swelling.

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  • 3 Ways Your Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon Treats Arthritis

    Almost half of the population in their 60s and 70s has arthritis in their feet or ankles. In recognition of World Arthritis Day 2018 on October 12, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness for this painful condition and offers a guide to treatment options.

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  • What should I do if my child is pigeon toed?

    Seeing a child's toes point inward may cause concern for a parent. However, this common and painless condition, known as pigeon toe or pediatric intoeing, is common in children up to the age of 8 years.

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  • Foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons offer tips for diabetic foot care

    November is National Diabetes Month, a time to focus on a disease that affects over 30 million people in the US. The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS) raises awareness around the potential foot complications caused by diabetes and offers tips on how to prevent them.

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  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly with Nitric Oxide Technology

    Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days.

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  • Physical Therapy for Foot Drop

    If you have an injury or illness that results in impaired function of the muscle in the front of your shin, then you may suffer from foot drop. Foot drop occurs when the anterior tibialis muscle that helps lift your foot up does not function properly.

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  • Protect Your Feet and Ankles from Winter Weather

    The winter months bring snow, ice, and increased foot and ankle injuries, according to foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons. As we plan for the next couple months of winter weather, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) offers guidance to protect your feet and ankles.

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  • Foot massage techniques and benefits

    At the end of a long day, many people enjoy giving or receiving a foot massage. Foot massage can aid relaxation and may relieve muscle aches.

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  • What’s Causing My Feet to Cramp at Night, and How Can I Get Relief?

    A foot cramp can strike out of nowhere, waking you from a sound sleep. You may suddenly feel the muscles tighten or knot up for anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes at a time.

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