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Ruptured Achiles Tendon: Prevention and Treatment

The Achilles tendon is the strong band of tissue that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. This lower leg tendon enables you to walk, jump, stand on your toes and climb stairs. You rely on it virtually every time you move your foot. When the tendon is stretched beyond its normal capacity, a

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Precise Foot Evaluation with Computerized Gait Analysis

Treating an array of problems of the foot and ankle at our practice, we put the best of technology to work in diagnosing many biomechanical injuries and abnormalities that cause pain and discomfort when walking or running. After extensive research and new advances in podiatric technology, there are now faster and more accurate ways to

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Improve Your Game-Sports and Your Feet

When it comes to exercise, your feet are one of the most overlooked parts of the body, enduring tremendous strain and stress during a hard workout. It’s no surprise that an athlete’s foot and ankle are prime candidates for injuries. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), poor foot care during physical activity is

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Foot Scanners for Custom-Fit Orthotics

Your feet are the foundation of your entire body, supporting you when you stand, walk and run. But when your feet are functioning poorly, signs and symptoms of altered biomechanics usually result in pain, instability, and poor performance. The good news is that a custom-made orthotic can relieve your chronic foot pain by supporting the bone structures

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Cryosurgery for Fast and Effective Heel Pain Relief

When your feet hurt, your entire body hurts, especially when you’re suffering from painful neuromas or heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis. Generally, rest, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy or orthotics can effectively treat the pain. But when these conservative treatments aren’t enough, chronic heel pain may require surgical treatment. At our practice, we can treat

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Shockwave Treatment

If you are one of the millions of Americans that suffer from chronic heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis, then you know just how unpleasant this very common foot condition can be. Plantar fasciitis is the most common form of heel pain, and it occurs when the long, flat ligament on the bottom of the

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Preventing and Treating Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries to the ankle, resulting from a fall or a sudden twist that forces the ligaments out of their normal position. It’s no wonder so many athletes suffer from ankle sprains every year. The severity of an ankle sprain depends on whether the ligament is stretched,

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Alleviating Painful Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

With age, it’s not uncommon to experience pain and stiffness in your feet and ankles.  Carefully monitoring your pain is important, however, as this noticeable discomfort could be an early indication of a more serious condition known as arthritis. Arthritis is a group of conditions that typically involves pain and inflammation in the joints.  There

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Prevention and Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body, located in the back of the lower leg and connecting the heel bone to the calf muscle. This tendon is crucial as it facilitates walking and running by helping to raise the heel off of the ground.  While the tendon can withstand immense

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5 Ways to Soothe Tired Aching Feet

It’s not uncommon to experience foot pain after a long day of work or a vigorous sport activity, especially as we age. A long day of shopping or yard work can leave feet tired, heavy, swollen and achy- a problem we can all relate to at one time or another. Achy Feet Factors: Age Gender

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