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June Articles 2014
...Wearing appropriate shoes for the occasion, stretching before exercises and sports, and knowing your limits can aid in prevention...

Ankle Sprain Ruins MLB Player’s Celebration
... Preventing a Sprain Wearing appropriate shoes for the occasion Stretching before exercises and sports Knowing your limits can aid in prevention Treatment of a Sprain Treatment of a sprain depends on the severity...

Blisters Don’t Stop Woman from Completing Tough Race
... Prevention & Treatment Proper care is vital to alleviate pain and prevent infection to the affected area of the foot...

Study Shows Insoles Help Protect Runners from Achilles Issues
... Achilles Tendinitis Symptoms - Inflammation - Dull to Severe Pain - Increased blood flow to the tendon - Thickening of the tendon Rupture Symptoms - Extreme pain and swelling in the foot - Total immobility Treatment and Prevention Achilles tendon injuries are diagnosed by a thorough physical evaluation...

Kindergartener Breaks Foot After Shoved Under School Bus
...Denver Police are still investigating the event and the elementary school has an anti-bully prevention plan in the works...

Treatment for Sufferers of Plantar Fasciitis
  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one million Americans are seen by doctors for symptoms of plantar fasciitis each year...

Flat Feet Can Worsen Over Time If Not Treated
According to research published in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, treatment and prevention of a flat foot can reduce the possibility of other major foot ailments...

Study Suggests Bunions Occur Due to Genetics, Not Always Due to Footwear
...“These new findings highlight the importance of furthering our understanding of what causes greater susceptibility to these foot conditions, as knowing more about the pathway may ultimately lead to early prevention or early treatment,” stated Dr...

New Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achilles Tendon Injuries
... Achilles Tendinitis Symptoms - Inflammation - Dull to Severe Pain - Increased blood flow to the tendon - Thickening of the tendon Rupture Symptoms - Extreme pain and swelling in the foot - Total immobility Treatment and Prevention Achilles tendon injuries are diagnosed by a thorough physical evaluation, which can include an MRI...

Cleveland Browns’ Billy Winn Carried Off the Field due to Sprained Ankle
... Mild to moderate bruising Limited mobility Swelling Discoloration of the skin (depending on severity) Preventing a Sprain Wearing appropriate shoes for the occasion Stretching before exercises and sports Knowing your limits can aid in prevention Treatment of a Sprain Treatment of a sprain depends on the severity...

September Articles 2015
...Strengthening exercises focusing on the quad muscle and on sports orthotics are the usual treatments for those suffering from runner’s knee; prevention of the condition lies in a focus on hip strengthening and quad-strengthening to keep the kneecap aligned...

October Articles 2015
... Because of the recurring nature of the tinea fungus and the athlete’s foot it causes, the best way to treat this condition is with prevention...

Athlete’s Foot: A Winter Woe
... Prevention By taking a few precautions, you can greatly reduce your chances of getting athlete’s foot...

Carmelo Anthony Sprains His Ankle Against Magic
... Mild to moderate bruising Limited mobility Swelling Discoloration of the skin (depending on severity) Preventing a Sprain Wearing appropriate shoes for the occasion Stretching before exercises and sports Knowing your limits can aid in prevention Treatment of a Sprain Treatment of a sprain depends on the severity...

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...

Back to Basic Foot Care
...What we find is that one of the best “treatments” is prevention...

Podiatry Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures   NAILS & SKIN Athlete’s Foot Chronic Wounds Fungal Nail Ingrown Toenails Wounds and Ulcers   DIABETIC HEALTH Diabetes Diabetes and the Foot Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Orthotics SPECIALITY SERVICES & SURGERIES Laser Therapy for Fungal Nail   *MONTHLY FEATURE* PODIATRIC MEDICINE Podiatry Adult Footwear Children Footwear Foot and Ankle Injuries Bunions Hammer Toes Plantar Warts Fungal Problems Heel Pain Pain Above the Feet Plantar Fasciitis Diabetes & Your Feet Ingrown Toenails Neuroma Foot Surgery Callus Cracked Heels Eczema Psoriasis Cysts Pigmented Lesions Charcot Foot Ganglionic Cysts Arthritic Foot Conditionss Haglunds Deformitys HEEL PAIN Overview Common Causes Treatment Options Preventing Heel Pain WOUND MANAGEMENT Overview The Healing Process Causes & Types of Wounds Treatment Options Prevention of Wounds DIABETES & YOUR FEET Overview Diabetic Neuropathy Peripheral Arterial Disease Foot Ulcers & Infections Care for Your Diabetic Feet SPORTS INJURIES Overview Shoes Socks & Orthotics Skin Injuries to the Feet Forefoot Injuries Midfoot Injuries Rearfoot Injuries Ankle Injuries Leg Injuries The information provided by Visual Media Concepts, Inc...

Common Disorders of the Achilles Tendon
... Prevention To prevent Achilles tendonitis or tendonosis from recurring after surgical or non-surgical treatment, the foot and ankle surgeon may recommend strengthening and stretching of the calf muscles through daily exercises...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Diabetic Shoes
... For more information on how diabetes affects your feet, listen to the Diabetes and Your Feet podcast or read more at Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines...

Haglund's Deformity
... Prevention A recurrence of Haglund’s deformity may be prevented by: Wearing appropriate shoes; avoid shoes with a rigid heel back Using arch supports or orthotic devices Performing stretching exercises to prevent the Achilles tendon from tightening Avoiding running on hard surfaces and running uphill...

Malignant Melanoma of the Foot
...This makes it extremely important to follow prevention and early detection measures involving the feet as well as other parts of the body...

Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
... For additional information, read Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... Prevention The patient plays a vital role in minimizing the risk of developing diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in preventing its possible consequences...

Raynauds Phenomenon
... Treatment for Raynaud’s phenomenon is aimed at prevention and protection of the digits...

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