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Common Running Injuries

With the summer months upon us more people are heading outdoors to get some extra exercise in the form of running. While running is a great way to get and stay healthy, sometimes injuries can occur, specifically to the foot and ankles. While some injuries occur without warning, and aren’t always preventable, in many cases, a number of common injuries […]

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Hammertoes: Causes and Treatment

Hammertoes are a common and painful deformity that is most common in the three middle toes. Hammertoes are toes that appear to be permanently bent. This condition can make it painful to walk, as well as present other foot conditions.  Hammertoes are generally most common in people with diabetes or poor circulation but can be caused by footwear that doesn’t […]

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The Importance of Healthy Feet

There are more than fifty bones between the two of your feet, this alone accounts for nearly one fourth of all the bones in your entire body. There are also sixty joints and over 200 muscles, tendons, and ligaments that hold them together and facilitate movement. Your feet are, in a word, amazing. They also have a highly demanding and […]

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What is a Podiatrist?

A podiatrist is a foot doctor who is able to diagnose and treat various medical conditions related to feet, ankles, and sometimes even leg structures. Podiatrists are the only health care professionals whose training focuses solely on the care of feet. They’re able to treat nearly any foot problem including the more common ones such as bunions, hammertoes, ingrown toenails, […]

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