Articles on Bunions, Heel Pain, and Other Foot and Ankle Conditions

Information is key to treating your foot injury. In our library, we explain the common causes of many foot conditions, including bunions, broken toes, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, and more. Search through our articles to find out more about your condition.

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  • Ankle Fractures A fall, an accident, or a hard blow may cause one or more bones in the ankle to fracture or break. Depending on the type of injury, an ankle may fracture in several ways.
  • Surgical Treatment of Adult Aquired Flatfoot Adult acquired flatfoot deformity or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a gradual but progressive loss of ones arch. The posterior tibial muscle is a deep muscle in the back of the calf.
  • Surgical Removal of Giant Cell Tumors This tumor was once thought to be a cancer of a tendon sheath. It is now known to be a benign non-cancerous tumor of a tendon sheath. These masses are generally found on the toes
  • Surgical Management of Diabetic Charcot Foot The Charcot foot is a non-infective, destructive type of arthritis that affects between 1-2.5% of diabetics. The incidence of this arthritic process has increased
  • Surgical Management of Chronic Ankle Sprains Chronic or repeated ankle sprains result from incompetence of the lateral collateral ankle ligaments. These ligaments function to support and control motion within the ankle joint.
  • Surgical Excision of the Ganglion The definitive treatment for a ganglion mass is surgical excision. The surgical excision of a ganglion can be performed under a local anesthesia, intravenous anesthesia or a general anesthesia.
  • Surgical Excision of Plantar Fibromas A fibroma is a benign fibrous tissue tumor or growth, that can occur anywhere in the body, for example in the uterus they're called fibroids. On the plantar
  • Surgical Correction of Tailors Bunion Deformity The surgical correction of a tailor's bunion deformity is closely related to the surgical correction of bunion deformity about the big toe. A tailor's bunion is the enlargement