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How Your Podiatrist Can Help You for Flat Foot Surgery

How Your Podiatrist Can Help You for Flat Foot Surgery

by Yenny (SU)
Did you know that you – and everyone else for that matter – were born with flat feet? As we grow and the tendons in our feet tighten, most people form arches while others do not. And still others have normal arches, but they start to flatten due to age, injury or illness.

How Hydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

How Hydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

by Crystal (SU)
If you’re experiencing foot pain – especially if it’s from gout – chances are you aren’t drinking enough water. But what does hydration have to do with foot pain? Plenty. When you’re dehydrated, your body responds in the form of pain. In fact, severe dehydration is often confused with other health issues.

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

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You may not know this, but one quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in our feet. And it’s no wonder: Our feet are the foundation for every stride we take, giving us mobility, balance, stability, and allowing us to take part in the daily activities we love.

What You Need to Know About Ankle Surgery

What You Need to Know About Ankle Surgery

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If you have severely hurt your ankle, an orthopedic surgeon will often prescribe a non-invasive treatment method, such as bracing, NSAIDs, or physical therapy, rather than resorting to surgery right away. However, there are times where an examination and diagnostic imaging such as X-rays will show that for optimal healing and structural repair of your ankle, surgery is your best option.

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

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A bunion is often referred to as a bump on the joint at the base of the big toe, the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. A bunion forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place due to a congenital deformity, or through trauma.