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.

Assuming diseases is required, and of is required, and the is required, and skin is required, the following results were found.

  • Electromyography (EMG) / Nerve Conduction Velocity( NCV)

    This test is used to test the nerves and muscles in your entire lower extremity. Your doctor will usually order this test when he suspects that there may be some type of problem with the nerve supply to your foot and leg. Commonly the EMG/NCV test is...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/146-electromyography-emg-nerve-conduction-velocity-ncv
  • Raynaud's Disease

    Raynaud's Disease is a vasospastic disorder most commonly affecting the hands and feet. A vasospasm occurs when the smooth muscles controlling the small arteries supplying circulation into the hands and feet contract. This smooth muscle contraction, or...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/65-raynaud-s-disease

Results 1 - 2 of 2

It is important for you to understand that the information provided is of a basic educational nature only, and does not constitute medical advice nor should it replace a medical consultation or the advice of your doctor.

The articles and content contained in this website are the exclusive property of PodiatryNetwork.com and PhysicianWebPages.com. Any reproduction or transfer to other websites or print publications without prior written consent is strictly prohibited.