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Keeping Children’s Feet Healthy

As a parent, your most important job is taking care of your children in every possible way. You watch what they eat, you protect them from harm, but it is important to be proactive in taking care of their health, especially when it comes to their feet. Having healthy, well taken care of feet in … Continue reading Keeping Children’s Feet Healthy

All About Broken Ankles

Broken ankles are a very serious injury which, if not properly treated, can lead to continuous pain and an inability to walk. An ankle is made up of at least three major bones–the tibia, fibula, and talus. The tibia and fibula are the two bones that connect to your knees. They sit directly upon the … Continue reading All About Broken Ankles

NFL Player to Miss Remainder of Season From Broken Ankle

Scott Wells of the Rams will be missing the remainder of the football season after suffering a broken ankle. The veteran center sustained his injury during a game against the 49ers. Coach Jeff Fisher reported that Wells fractured his left tibula, giving a prognosis of a four to six week recovery time. Prior to last … Continue reading NFL Player to Miss Remainder of Season From Broken Ankle

APMA Advises Seniors to Ask a Lansdale Podiatrist in Choosing Footwear

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) advises senior citizens to choose the right balance-boosting footwear to protect themselves from the risk of injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are among the leading causes of major injuries for elders. To guide the public, the association released a list of tips for … Continue reading APMA Advises Seniors to Ask a Lansdale Podiatrist in Choosing Footwear

Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery

Well known surgeon and TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz warns viewers that opting for bunion surgery may not be the best method in treating the condition. “Today we are talking about a painful and often crippling condition that could affect more than half of you at some point in your life,” says Dr. Oz. “Many … Continue reading Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery

When Foot Surgery is necessary

Foot surgery may be necessary for a variety of reasons, but it is normally reserved for cases in which less invasive procedures have failed to help with the problem. Cases in which surgery may be deemed necessary include, but are not limited to, surgically removing deformities of the foot (such as bone spurs and bunions), … Continue reading When Foot Surgery is necessary

Jake Locker Will Have Foot Surgery for Lisfranc Injury

NFL player Jake Locker has a Lisfranc injury, and will need to miss the rest of the season to have it surgically corrected. However, he still has plans to host the Titans and T-Bone fundraiser, and event that he has planned in the support of the philanthropic association he recently founded, the Pass it On … Continue reading Jake Locker Will Have Foot Surgery for Lisfranc Injury

Biomechanics in Podiatry

Podiatric biomechanics is a particular sector of specialty podiatry with licensed practitioners who are trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle and lower leg. Biomechanics deals with the forces that act against the body causing an interference with the biological structure and focuses on the movement of the ankle, the foot and … Continue reading Biomechanics in Podiatry