Common Disorders

Did you know the foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and numerous tendons? These parts all work together to allow the foot to move in a variety of ways while balancing your weight and propelling you forward or backward on even or uneven surfaces. It is no wonder that 75 percent of all Americans will experience foot problems at one point or another in their lifetimes.

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  • Ankle Sprains in the Runner

    Ankle sprains are one of the most common joint injuries runners experience. The injury can occur when one rolls over a rock, lands off a curb, or steps in a small hole or crack in the road. Usually the sprain is only mild, but on occasion it may...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/185-ankle-sprains-in-the-runner
  • Arthroscopy of the Ankle and Subtalar Joints

    Arthroscopy is a surgical technique that involves the introduction of a small circular lens (2.0 to 6.0 mm in diameter) into a joint for the purpose of inspection and possible treatment. The arthroscope is an elongated tube possessing a series of...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/125-arthroscopy-of-the-ankle-and-subtalar-joints
  • Ankle Disorders

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/15-ankle-disorders
  • Design in Running, Court, and Fitness Shoes

    As recently as thirty-five years ago, athletic shoes consisted of just a few shoes that were used for a wide variety of athletic events. There were a few tennis and basketball shoes. There were no shoes marketed specifically as walking shoes. Aerobics...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/121-design-in-running-court-and-fitness-shoes
  • Adult Flatfoot

    Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is one of several terms to describe a painful, progressive flatfoot deformity in adults. Other terms include posterior tibial tendon insufficiency and adult acquired flatfoot. The term adult acquired flatfoot is more...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/69-adult-flatfoot
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

    Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is one of several terms to describe a painful, progressive flatfoot deformity in adults. Other terms include posterior tibial tendon insufficiency and adult acquired flatfoot. The term adult acquired flatfoot is more...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/87-posterior-tibial-tendon-dysfunction
  • Active Ankle Night Splint

    Dorsal Night Splint (DNS) Description The dorsal night splint is effective in the treatment of several common foot and ankle disorders including but not limited to heel pain , plantar faciitis , extensor tendonitis , peroneal tendonitis , posterior...

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  • Surgery of Hindfoot and Ankle Deformities

    Hindfoot and ankle deformity may result in decreased activity levels, inability to maintain meaningful employment, inability to walk or difficulty getting through activities of daily living. These severe deformities are often the result of previous...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/134-surgery-of-hindfoot-and-ankle-deformities
  • Charcot Joint Disease (Neuroarthropathy)

    Charcot joint disease was given its name by the French neurologist Jean-Marie Charcot in 1868. He noted a bizarre pattern of bone destruction in patients with tertiary syphilis and absent sensation. In 1936, William Jordan described a similar pattern...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/72-charcot-joint-disease-neuroarthropathy
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is due to compression of a nerve called the Posterior Tibial Nerve.The nerve passes into the foot from around the inside of the ankle just below the ankle bone. Just beyond this point, the nerve enters the foot by passing between...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/92-tarsal-tunnel-syndrome
  • Red Painful Areas Of The Foot Or Ankle

    Red and painful areas of the foot or ankle can be caused by an elevated uric acid level in the blood called gout that presents in an atypical fashion. Gout is caused by abnormal metabolism of substances called purines that result in the accumulation of...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/113-red-painful-areas-of-the-foot-or-ankle
  • Peroneal Tendon Dislocation

    Dislocating peroneal tendons are an uncommon injury to a group of two tendons whose muscles originate on the outside of the calves. These two muscles are named the Peroneus Brevis and Peroneus Longus. These two muscles are responsible for eversion of...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/201-peroneal-tendon-dislocation
  • Ultasound Examination of the Foot and Ankle

    Musculoskeletal ultrasonography is a very powerful diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of wide array of foot and ankle problems. Your physician may order an ultrasound or perform the ultrasound in their office to help diagnose your foot problem....

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/148-ultasound-examination-of-the-foot-and-ankle
  • Martial Arts and Kickboxing Injuries

    Guest Editor, Dr. Alan Ng 1994 World Kyuk Too Ki Heavyweight Bare Knuckle Champion Second Degree Black Belt Enshin Karate First Degree Black Belt Shidokan Karate With the new popularity of athletic activities involving the martial arts, a variety of...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/188-martial-arts-and-kickboxing-injuries
  • Surgical Management of Diabetic Charcot Foot

    The Charcot foot is a non-infective, destructive type of arthritis that affects between 1-2.5% of diabetics. The incidence of this arthritic process has increased recently due to patients with diabetes mellitus living longer. There is an equal...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/96-surgical-management-of-diabetic-charcot-foot
  • Computed Tomography - CT scan of the Foot

    Your doctor may order a computed tomography examination to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your foot and ankle problem. Computed Tomography (CT) imaging, also known as "CAT scanning" (Computed Axial Tomography), combines the use of a digital...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/145-computed-tomography-ct-scan-of-the-foot
  • MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    In some foot and ankle conditions, your doctor may order an MRI to help diagnosis the problem that you are having with your foot and ankle. In the foot and ankle, MRI can be used to diagnosis the following conditions:

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/147-mri-magnetic-resonance-imaging
  • Common Sports Injuries

    Sports Related Injuries of the Foot and Ankle Nearly any type of sporting activity has the potential for injury to the foot or ankle, even swimming. The rate of injury and location of these injuries may vary between these sports but the diagnosis and...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/186-common-sports-injuries
  • Neuroma

    A neuroma is the swelling of nerve that is a result of a compression or trauma. They are often described as nerve tumors. However, they are not in the purest sense a tumor. They are a swelling within the nerve that may result in permanent nerve damage....

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/83-neuroma
  • Surgical Treatment of Adult Aquired Flatfoot

    Adult acquired flatfoot deformity or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a gradual but progressive loss of ones arch. The posterior tibial muscle is a deep muscle in the back of the calf. It has a long tendon that extends from above the ankle and...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/143-surgical-treatment-of-adult-aquired-flatfoot

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