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