Researchers show that children and adolescents who spend most of their time barefoot develop motor skills differently from those who habitually wear shoes.
The toes and feet bear the weight of the body every day. People may squeeze them into tight-fitting shoes or subject them to pressure while playing sports, making toe cramps a common complaint.
New research reveals patients with end-stage ankle arthritis can expect enhanced quality of life within six months of surgical reconstruction.
In what researchers call an unusually comprehensive analysis of nationwide data, they conclude that the rate of lawnmower injuries persists at close to 6,400 a year, most of them requiring surgery and hospitalization, and costing an average of $37,000 per patient.
A person might experience swollen feet for a number of reasons. Some causes, such as minor injury, are apparent and easy to treat. Others, however, may be signs of a serious underlying health condition