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  • Foot Anatomy and Common Foot Problems

    The parts of the foot and its functions are unique but can also contribute to common foot problems. The many bones, ligaments, and tendons of the foot help you move, but they can also be injured and limit your mobility.

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  • Causes of Foot Pain and Treatments

    Common causes of foot pain include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, osteoarthritis, bunions, and more. You may find just the top of your foot hurts, or you have one-sided foot pain, or there may be pain and swelling in both feet. These symptoms can point to a specific diagnosis.

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  • Why Your Foot or Ankle Is Swollen and What to Do for It

    Swelling in the ankles and feet is a common problem. This swelling is often caused by a buildup of fluid, which is called edema. Edema is common in the feet, ankles, and legs, and often only one ankle is swollen.

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  • Ankle sprain

    An ankle sprain is a stretch or tear in one or more of the ankle ligaments. Ankle ligaments are slightly elastic bands of tissue that keep the ankle bones in place. Ankles are particularly prone to sprain because of the small size of the joint and the forces exerted when walking, running and jumping, especially if the surface is uneven.

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  • Advances catalyze minimally invasive foot, ankle surgery

    Although minimally invasive surgery for the foot and ankle has been around for decades, improvements in tools, implants and surgical training combined with a growing body of literature have inspired renewed popularity of these surgeries.

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