Ankle and Feet Issues and Care Tips: A Podiatry Blog

3 Things to Know About Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

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If you are experiencing pain in your feet or ankles, you might have a nerve condition in your foot called tarsal tunnel syndrome. This condition is affected by the nerves and tendons along the tarsal tunnel, which goes from the foot to the ankle bone. Here are some things to know about this medical condition. There Are Many Different Causes Tarsal tunnel syndrome can be caused by injuries, genetics, and certain foot conditions.…

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3 Nasty Foot-Related Problems and What You Can Do To Avoid Them

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Your feet are made up of 33 joints, 26 bones and 250,000 sweat glands, and you should never take them for granted. Frustrating problems like heel pain and blisters can make everyday activities like walking and running a pain in the foot. Here are some of the most common foot-related conditions and what you can do to prevent them.  1. Blisters Blisters are lesions caused by pressure and friction. Depending on their size, they can be painful, really painful.…

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2 Complications That can Arise From a Stubbed Toe

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Stubbing a toe is something that everyone has experienced. It is an unpleasant sensation that can leave you in pain for an hour or two, but occasionally there are complications that arise from stubbing a toe. This is why, if your pain lasts for much longer than a few hours, it’s important to have your stubbed toe checked out professionally at a podiatric practice. These are the two major complications that can occur after stubbing a toe:…

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