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... Achilles Tendon Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athlete's Foot Bunions Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Pediatric Foot Care Plantar Fasciitis Warts

March Articles 2014
...Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), problems with arthritis that have caused severe bone issues within the foot, and reconstruction to attend to injuries caused by accidents and congenital malformation (such as club foot and flat feet)...

August Articles 2014
...If a person has flat feet, bunions or any other foot deformities, it can put them at a higher risk for developing Morton's neuroma...

Illinois Man Overcomes Neuroma to Join 50Sub4 Club
... -Flat feet, bunions, and any other foot deformity may put you at a higher risk for developing Morton’s neuroma...

Medical Student finds that those with Abnormal Biomechanics are more prone to Injury
According to research from medical student Vanessa Mercieca, athletes with high arches or flat feet are more prone to the injuries caused by athletic demands imposed on the feet...

December Articles 2014
...Causes can include a high arch, incorrect footwear, tight muscles and flat feet...

February Articles 2015
... Flat Feet Flat feet is a foot condition in which the arch of the foot either drops or is never developed...

Flat Feet Can Worsen Over Time If Not Treated
... Certain sports and physical activities may become difficult for children with flat feet...

March Articles 2015
...Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), problems with arthritis that have caused severe bone issues within the foot, and reconstruction to attend to injuries caused by accidents and congenital malformation (such as club foot and flat feet)...

CJ Miles Discusses His Use of Orthotics for Sore Flat Feet
...The cramp-like feeling in his feet was due to his flat feet locking up during training...

May Articles 2015
...This weight shift can cause two major foot problems: over-pronation, also known as flat feet, as well as edema, which is swelling of the feet...

Exercises for Pregnant Women and their Feet
...During pregnancy many women experience natural weight gain in addition to swollen ankles, feet, and flat feet...

June Articles 2015
...They are custom designed by a podiatrist or orthopedic specialist to help treat foot problems such as flat feet, spurs, arthritis of the ankle or foot, ankle sprains, weakness, and drop foot, a condition in which the patient cannot raise their foot at the ankle joint...

Start Up Aims to Make Orthotics Trendy
... Orthotics are inserts you can place into your shoes to help with a variety of foot problems such as flat feet or foot pain...

September Articles 2015
...It is not uncommon for them to have flat feet or bowed legs as well...

The Wide Variety of Running Shoes Today Allows Everyone to Find the Proper Fit
...Over-pronators tend to have ankles that angle inward, flat feet, and or bowed legs...

What Can Orthotics Do For You?
Do you suffer from bunions, flat feet, plantar fasciitis, or Achilles tendonitis...

December Articles 2015
...They are custom designed by a podiatrist or orthopedic specialist to help treat foot problems such as flat feet, spurs, arthritis of the ankle or foot, ankle sprains, weakness, and drop foot, a condition in which the patient cannot raise their foot at the ankle joint...

Changing Your Shoes for the Season
... Orthotics are inserts you can place into your shoes to help with a variety of foot problems such as flat feet or foot pain...

Treating Plantar Fasciitis
...At New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, we see patients with plantar fasciitis that stems from several sources: being overweight; flat feet or overly high arches that put extra stress on the plantar fascia; jobs that require long hours of standing (particularly on hard surfaces); exercise such as running or power walking, especially if the patient’s foot tends to overpronate, which means it rolls inward excessively...

Avoiding Shin Splints
...Possible reasons for shin splints include: Flat feet Tightness in the calves Poorly fitting or worn out footwear Muscle imbalance Incorrect training or warm ups Walking or running on uneven surfaces Treatment and Prevention Fortunately, shin splints are usually easily alleviated...

Get Fit Without Hurting Your Feet
...If you’ve had previous injuries or have existing conditions such as bunions or flat feet, your podiatrists can make specific recommendations regarding activities and footwear that will be less stressful on your trouble spots...

Accessory Navicular Syndrome
...This can result from any of the following: Trauma, as in a foot or ankle sprain Chronic irritation from shoes or other footwear rubbing against the extra bone Excessive activity or overuse Many people with accessory navicular syndrome also have flat feet (fallen arches)...

Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle
... Sometimes osteoarthritis develops as a result of abnormal foot mechanics such as flat feet or high arches...

Plantar Fasciitis
...For example, people who have problems with their arches, either overly flat feet or high-arched feet, are more prone to developing plantar fasciitis...

Shin Splints
...Contributing causes are flat feet, calf tightness, improper training techniques, worn out or improper shoes/sneakers, as well as running or walking on uneven surfaces...

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome is caused by anything that produces compression on the posterior tibial nerve, such as: A person with flat feet is at risk for developing tarsal tunnel syndrome, because the outward tilting of the heel that occurs with “fallen” arches can produce strain and compression on the nerve...

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