Articles about orthopedics


What is Hallux Rigidus?

Last updated: 11/27/2020

Hallux rigidus is a foot condition that affects the joint located at the base of the big toe. The disorder causes a variety of symptoms, but it is characterized by the inability...

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What Is Arthritis in the Toes?

Last updated: 11/27/2020

Arthritis in the toes is chronic inflammation of the joints in the forefoot. The joint most often affected is the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which connects the big toe to...

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Heel Pain Causing Limp – What To Do About

Last updated: 11/26/2020

Our heels absorb a lot of stress as we walk and run, so it should come as no surprise that they are a common location for trauma-related injury. This trauma can develop...

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Understanding Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) Joint Disorders

Last updated: 11/26/2020

Your metatarsal bones are the long bones that link your ankle to your toes. Between the heads of the metatarsal bones and the bottoms of the proximal phalanges (your toe bones)...

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What is Hallux Rigidus?

Last updated: 11/25/2020

Hallux rigidus is a foot condition that affects the joint located at the base of the big toe. The disorder causes a variety of symptoms, but it is characterized by the inability...

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When to Seek Treatment for Toenail Trauma

Last updated: 11/25/2020

If you stub your toe or drop something heavy on your feet, you may develop a subungual hematoma, which is blood trapped beneath the toenail. This gives the toenail a red,...

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High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 11/24/2020

High arches (pes cavus) are the excessive, fixed flexion of the arch of the foot. While weight-bearing stress is typically distributed across the entire foot in people with...

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Treating The Most Common Type Of Ankle Bursitis

Last updated: 11/24/2020

A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that helps to cushion and lubricate structures so that they can move more easily. You have bursa in a number of different areas of your body,...

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The Causes and Treatment Options For Cracked Heels

Last updated: 11/24/2020

Cracked heels, sometimes referred to as heel fissures, are typically thought of as a cosmetic foot problem. However, that’s only partly true. Left untreated, heel fissures can...

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Treating The Most Common Type Of Ankle Bursitis

Last updated: 11/23/2020

A bursa is a small fluid-filled sac that helps to cushion and lubricate structures so that they can move more easily. You have bursa in a number of different areas of your body,...

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