Articles about orthopedics


How To Treat Rigid Hammertoes

Last updated: 03/04/2021

If you’ve been stuffing your feet into tight-fitting shoes or form-fitting athletic shoes for a good deal of your life, odds are your toes are going to show signs of this...

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5 Foot Problems That Are Often Fixed With Surgery

Last updated: 03/04/2021

One feet are wondrous instruments that are tasked with handling millions of pounds of pressure over the years, and while they are great at healing after an injury, sometimes...

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Common Foot Changes As We Age

Last updated: 03/03/2021

We don’t need to tell you that our bodies go through significant changes as we get older. Our metabolism slows down, our hair often gets thinner and our skin isn’t as firm as it...

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Causes of Warm or Hot Joints

Last updated: 03/03/2021

If your joint feels warm, hot, or swollen, this generally signals inflammation due to injury, infection, or an underlying disease process. Joint warmth can affect one or more...

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The Anatomy of the Tibial Nerve

Last updated: 03/02/2021

The tibial nerve is a branch of the sciatic nerve that runs down the back of your leg and into the foot. It's involved in a condition called tarsal tunnel syndrome that's...

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How To Care For A Swollen Toe

Last updated: 03/02/2021

Your toes play a crucial role in helping you run, walk and stay upright, but because we rely on them so frequently to help us get around, they are also oftentimes a source of...

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Common Causes Of Second Toe Pain

Last updated: 03/01/2021

Your big toe typically gets all the headlines, but it’s not the only toe that gets injured or becomes painful. A recent look at the analytics of our site found that a number of...

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Treating Pain In The Ball Of Your Foot

Last updated: 03/01/2021

A lot of the stress is channeled through your foot with each step you take, and much of this pressure ends up being displaced in the area between the arch of your foot and your...

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Causes and Treatments of Hammertoe

Last updated: 02/28/2021

A hammertoe is a deformity that causes one of your toe joints to push upwards, rather than lying flat. The condition develops when toe muscles weaken, which puts extra pressure...

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Why Won’t The Cut On My Foot Heal?

Last updated: 02/28/2021

Your feet help you take thousands of steps each day, so not only is it common for them to develop cuts, scrapes and sores, these developments can cause quite the annoyance given...

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