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  • Hallux Valgus Deformity

    29 March 2015

    Overview A bunion (also called Hallux Valgus) is a painful swelling caused by deformity of the big toe. As this swelling is caused by a bone it can be very unforgiving in shoes, which can rub on it causing pain, particularly formal foot shoes or high...

  • How To Get Rid Of Bunions On Toes

    30 March 2015

    Overview A bunion or hallux abducto valgus occurs when your big toe points toward your second toe. The big toe will touch the second or causes the second toe to overlap the big toe. This causes a boney bump to appear on the outside edge of your big toe....

  • You Could Have Fallen Arches?

    31 March 2015

    Overview Flat feet are a common problem. They can easily be identified by even non-trained individuals as the appearance is quite clear. On the inside of the foot should be a nice curvature which raises the inner foot up off the floor. If the foot touches...

  • Do I Have Pes Planus??

    01 April 2015

    Overview It is rare to find someone who walks with both feet in perfect alignment. A foot that is flat or has a very high arch does not necessarily require treatment unless there is pain. Often we walk on the inside or outsides of our feet, or with our...

  • What Is The Major Cause Of Achilles Tendinitis ?

    04 April 2015

    Overview Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon. Tendons are thick cords of tissue that connect muscles to bone. Achilles tendinitis, or an inflammation of the Achilles tendon, is one of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain. Other types of...

  • Arch Pain Causes Symptoms And Treatments

    14 April 2015

    Overview Flat feet and fallen arches are terms used to describe lowering of the long inner arch of the foot. In the past, we thought that flat feet were a sign of a poorly developed or poorly structured foot. Now we know that people with flat feet function...

  • Severs Disease Physical Therapy

    22 May 2015

    Overview Sever?s disease, or calcaneal apophysitis, is a common cause of heel pain in patients whose bones are still growing; however, it is not really a disease. The pain is caused by stress at the point where the Achilles tendon meets tissue called...

  • What Does Overpronation Mean

    05 June 2015

    Overview One of the main postural deviations that cause pain and injury in the foot and ankle area (and resultant compensations in the rest of the body) is overpronation. Pronation is a normal function that occurs when the foot rolls inward toward the...

  • Burning Pain Following Hammertoe Surgery

    21 July 2015

    Overview Hammer toes is the general term used to describe an abnormal contraction or "buckling" of the toe because of a partial or complete dislocation of one of the joints of the toe or the joint where the toe joins with the rest of the foot. As the...

  • Managing Mortons Neuroma

    04 June 2017