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Bunions – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery

Bunions are a widespread ailment often caused by wearing tight or narrow shoes or simply as a result of an inherited structural defect in the foot. Also known as Hallux Valgus, a bunion is a bony bump formed at the base of the big toe on the inside of the foot. They can cause significant … Continue reading Bunions – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery
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CRPS and RSD in the Lower Leg and Foot – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Recovery

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a condition that primarily affects the lower leg and foot. Discussed below are the causes, common symptoms, pain management/surgical treatments, and recovery options, as well as helpful information about mobility device options. By the end of this section, you’ll better understand all the implications of CRPS as well as … Continue reading CRPS and RSD in the Lower Leg and Foot – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Recovery
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Fibula Fractures – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery

Fibula fractures are a common injury to the smaller of the two bones that comprise the lower leg. Fractures of the fibula can occur in conjunction with a tibia fracture or even a broken ankle. While many fractures occur because of a strong impact or force on the bone, fibula stress fractures are common, especially … Continue reading Fibula Fractures – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery
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Jones Fracture and Metatarsal Fracture – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery

A Jones fracture, also known as a fifth metatarsal fracture, is a foot injury involving the fifth metatarsal, the long bone extending along the outside of the foot which connects to the small toe. This fracture is very common in athletes and can be caused by overuse or stress to this area of the mid … Continue reading Jones Fracture and Metatarsal Fracture – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery
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Lisfranc Injury – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery

A Lisfranc injury, otherwise known as a midfoot injury, occurs when the bones in the midfoot are broken or fractured or if the ligaments supporting this area of the foot are torn. Read on to learn the following about Lisfranc injuries Read on to discover:Read on to discover: Lisfranc Injury Background – What is it? … Continue reading Lisfranc Injury – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery
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Plantar Fasciitis – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Recovery

There are common questions that you may have when faced with Plantar Fasciitis injuries and issues. The topics listed below will be covered in detail in the following article to help you understand and guide you through diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of plantar fasciitis. Read on to discover:Read on to discover: Plantar Fasciitis Plantar … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Recovery
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Sprained Ankle Info Center – Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation

Ankle Sprains, while one of the most common ankle injuries, can be complex and extremely painful. When suffering from a sprained ankle, it is important to know about the causes, types of sprains, treatments and what to expect during rehabilitation, as well as prevention tips to help avoid ankle injuries in the future. We will … Continue reading Sprained Ankle Info Center – Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation
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Causes and Key Treatment Options for Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are breaks in bones caused by repeated force on a bone and can range from very mild to quite severe. Stress fractures are difficult to self-diagnose because the symptoms (pain and swelling) are similar to other types of injuries. The following article will describe the features and causes of stress fractures in the … Continue reading Causes and Key Treatment Options for Stress Fractures
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Tibia Fractures – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery

Of all the long bones in the body, which include the femur, humerus, tibia and fibula, the tibia, or shinbone, is the most commonly fractured. The fracture occurs along the bone between the knee and ankle as a result of significant force on the bone. The severity of the injury depends on the amount of … Continue reading Tibia Fractures – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments, Surgery and Recovery
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iWALK3.0 keeps Olympic dreams alive for 3-time Olympic hurdler!

Last summer Ronald Forbes was preparing to compete in the 110 meter hurdles in his third Olympic games when he was devastated with a torn calf muscle. Faced with the possibility of missing his run in Rio, Forbes knew that he would need nothing short of a miracle to get there. He threw away those … Continue reading iWALK3.0 keeps Olympic dreams alive for 3-time Olympic hurdler!
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