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Heel Pain Heel Spurs And Plantar Fasciitis

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A common foot complaint is pain in the bottom of the heel. This is often referred to as heel spurs or plantar fasciitis.

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Ingrown Nails

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Ingrown toenails are due to the penetration of the edges of the nail plate into the soft tissue of the toe. It begins with a painful irritation that often becomes infected.

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Foot Care Advice - Foot Health Forum

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At foot-care.org, we provide a vast variety of information on foot discomfort, nasty foot conditions, choosing the right footwear, sports injuries and their treatments and even diabetic foot care. We aim to provide the most up to date and useful factual information to present to our visitors all for free.
[OWL editor's note: This site has links to MBT Footware]

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Interdigital Neuroma - Morton's Neuroma

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A Morton's Neuroma, (sometimes called a Morton's toe), is a condition that causes pain in the foot due to a swelling, or tumor, of one of the small nerves of the foot.

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Blog about a new type of orthotics for flat feet

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This is a blog about a new type of orthotics/insoles for flat feet / pronation.
I have been using  these insoles with very good results for runner`s knee caused by flat feet.
The blog contains details about the insoles, my progress and resources for people with flat feet and runner`s knee.

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Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles Tendon Rupture

Problems that affect the achilles tendon are common among active middle aged people. These problems cause pain at the back of the calf, and may result in a rupture of the Achilles tendon in severe cases.

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Allergic reactions and Contact Dermatitis of the Foot and Ankle

There are two types of dermatitis caused by substances coming in contact with the skin: primary irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. The primary irritant dermatitis is due to a non-allergic reaction of the skin resulting from exposure to an irritating substance. Allergic contact dermatitis is the allergic sensitization to various substances.

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Anatomy Structures of the Foot and Ankle

The foot is made up of many bones and soft tissues such as muscles, ligaments and tendons. The bones of the foot are often divided into 3 regions: hindfoot, midfoot and forefoot. A joint is the area where two bones come together and it includes all of the soft tissue structures in between the two bones. Cartilage is a thick tissue and is found on the ends of the bones. It acts as a protective cushion and a sliding surface on which the bones move.

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Ankle Arthroplasty

DEFINITIONS & PROCEDURES Ankle Arthroplasty An arthroplasty is a surgical procedure in which an artificial joint replaces a damaged joint. An ankle arthroplasty is an alternative to an ankle joint fusion (arthrodesis). Your doctor will determine if you are a candidate for a joint replacement surgery or a fusion.

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Ankle Sprain and Instability

An ankle sprain is a common injury and usually results when the ankle is twisted, or inverted. The term sprain signifies injury to the soft tissues, usually the ligaments, of the ankle.

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Athletes Foot Tinea Pedis

Athlete's foot is caused by a fungal infection of the skin on the foot. The majority of these infections are caused by one of three fungal agents called dermatophytes.

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Black Toenails in Athletes

Athletes will often encounter a problem with their toenails turning dark. It is due to the toes hitting the end or the top of the shoe toe area. Quite often the toenail may become loose and fall off. This can also occur in people who have worn a tight shoe for a prolonged period of time.

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Blisters Abrasions and Skin Tears

Common skin problems and their treatment.

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Blood Clots in the Legs - Phlebitis

There are two sets of veins which carry blood from the feet back to the heart and lungs. The superficial veins are located just beneath the skin, and are often visible as enlarged or varicose veins. The second network of veins are the deep veins which are located close to the bone of the leg and thigh, and are not visible. Each of these sets of veins has the potential to develop a blood clot.

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Bone Infection and Osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle

Information on causes of bone infection and other types of infection of the foot and ankle.

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