How bunions can affect your overall health

How bunions can affect your overall health What is a bunion? A bunion is bone deformity. The bones in the foot begin to drift out of place over time making a large bump by the big toe. A bunion is not a growth, rather it is a malalignment of bones. Who gets bunions? Anyone can get bunions. Genetics is more than likely the biggest reason that bunions...

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Is it time for an ankle replacement?

Is it time for an ankle replacement? If you suffer from consistent ankle pain, you already know how disruptive it can be to your daily activities. Reduced mobility can make it difficult to do relatively simple things like climb stairs or walk even short distances, much less participate in more demanding activities. Here are just a few of the many...

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Is your favorite summertime shoe causing you foot pain?

Flip flops are the unofficial shoe of summer. When the warm weather starts, we see them on everyone from small children to grown men and women. At the beach, at the ball field, at the grocery store, this easy-on footwear is practically everywhere. And while they’re certainly convenient, when it comes to overall foot health, flip flops are a definite...

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Couch to 5K Injuries to Be Aware Of

Couch to 5K Injuries to Be Aware Of The current pandemic has many of us going a bit stir crazy and turning to exercise for relief –either to improve mental and physical health or to get rid of a few extra pounds. If you’re planning to start running, or if you already have, it’s important to make sure you take the proper steps to avoid injuring yourself. Even...

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Does your big toe pain keep you standing still?

The big toe joint holds up 100% of your weight every time you step.1 That pressure can cause the cartilage in the joint to wear down, leading to painful big toe arthritis. The good news? There are treatment options that can help you move again. what is CARTIVA® SCI synthetic cartilage implant (SCI)? CARTIVA® SCI HELPS KEEP...

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