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Ankle Injuries During Thanksgiving Family Football Fun

Every Thanksgiving, families watch football on TV, and play the sport with friends and family members. While most of these friendly games end with everyone enjoying their turkey dinners, more than 25,000 people across the country will get a serious … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Spot Kids’ Foot Problems

Parents are naturally concerned about their children’s health, but do you know how to spot foot problems in your kids? Some parents may overreact when they see something different in their child’s gait (walk), while others may miss a more … Continue reading

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How Being Overweight Can Harm Your Feet

Obesity can be tough on your feet and ankles. Every pound of body weight delivers three pounds of force on your feet, which have to have to absorb the force. When you’re running, the force increases to seven pounds for … Continue reading

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New York Giants’ Daniel Fells Battling MRSA Infection In Foot

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells is in an intensive care unit battling a MRSA infection in his foot and ankle that is so severe that he has undergone a series of surgeries. MRSA, also known, as a methicillin-resistant … Continue reading

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5 Things You Need To Know About Your Feet

Did you know that each of your feet has 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 ligaments? And they all work together to help you walk run and jump. Each time you take a step, there is a force … Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant Suffers Broken Bone In Foot

Dallas Cowboys all-pro receiver wide receiver Dez Bryant suffered a broken bone in his right foot during his team’s 27-26 win over the New York Giants on Sunday night. Bryant appeared to suffer the injury at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Walking

As warmer weather arrives, more and more people will be outside walking. Most people think that walking is an easy activity, but walking for longer periods of time or far distances can be hard on the feet for people who … Continue reading

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Is Your Big Toe Feeling Stiff? Here’s What To Do

Does your big toe feel stiff? Is it getting harder for you to bend it? You may have a condition called “hallux rigidus,” which is a form of degenerative arthritis. What should you do if you suspect¬† this problem? Keep … Continue reading

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Do You Have Numbness In Your Heel?

Are you experiencing any numbness in your heel or in other areas of the foot? You may be suffering from a condition called Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. The tarsal tunnel houses nerves and links part of the ankle bone to a … Continue reading

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How Women Can Avoid Foot Pain

Women are usually more likely to experience foot problems than men. This is often due to improper shoes, structural differences of the foot,¬† and hormones that allow muscles in the feet to relax and expand. This means women are more … Continue reading

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