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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  • Achilles Tendonitis

    the Achilles tendon is prone to injury. The most common form of injury to the Achilles tendon is called Achilles tendonitis, which is an inflammatory condition causing pain in the Achilles tendon. Achilles tendonitis generally occurs in people who are...

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  • Extensor Tendonitis

    Extensor Tendonitis Description: The extensor tendons to the foot come from the relatively small muscles in the front of the leg. The two main extensor muscles are the Extensor Hallucis Longus muscle (EHL) and the Extensor Digitrorum Longus muscle...

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  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

    Tendonitis can be a common problem in the foot as we continuously walk and use our feet on a daily basis. The posterior tibial tendon can be especially prone to tendonitis as it helps to maintain the arch of the foot and prevent excessive flattening...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/14-foot-disorders/88-posterior-tibial-tendonitis
  • Extensor Tendonitis

    from the Achilles tendon and the calf muscles (flexor muscle group) that pulls the foot downward. Cause of Extensor Tendonitis: When these tendons become over stressed they become inflamed and painful. Swelling may accompany the inflammation. Most...

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  • Peroneal Tendonitis

    cause tenderness at the base of the fifth metatarsal, which is located in the middle of the outside of the foot. Peroneal tendonitis can also cause pain along the outside of the foot and outside of the ankle. The causes of peroneal tendonitis are...

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  • Active Ankle Night Splint

    treatment of several common foot and ankle disorders including but not limited to heel pain, plantar faciitis, extensor tendonitis, peroneal tendonitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, achilles tendonitis, sesamoditis, Metatarsalgia metatarsal stress...

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  • 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...

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  • Pain in the Back of the Heel

    The common cause of a painful bump on the back of the heel is called Hagland's deformity. This is due to an enlarged bony prominence on the back of the heel. It can involve the entire back of the heel or just a portion of the back of the heel, usually...

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  • Painful Bumps on the Back of the Heel

    The common cause of a painful bump on the back of the heel is called Hagland's deformity. This is due to an enlarged bony prominence on the back of the heel. It can involve the entire back of the heel or just a portion of the back of the heel, usually...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/153-painful-bumps-on-the-back-of-the-heel
  • Sever's Disease

    growth plate in the heel bone. This is called Sever's disease. A condition that may mimic Seiver's disease is Achilles tendonitis . Achilles tendonitis is inflammation of the tendon attached to the back of the heel. A tight Achilles tendon may...

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  • Pain In The Heel Of A Child's Foot

    the growth plate in the heel bone. This is called Sever's disease. A condition that may mimic Sever's disease is Achilles tendonitis . Achilles tendonitis is inflammation of the tendon attached to the back of the heel. A tight Achilles tendon may...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/161-pain-in-the-heel-of-a-child-s-foot
  • Pain on the Top of the Foot

    of the foot. In this area of the foot the tendons that go to the toes can become inflamed. This is called extensor tendonitis. One cause of this condition is excessive tightness of the calf muscle. When the calf muscle is tight it places excessive...

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    Cyst - A small nodular single mass that can form on the top of a toe is called a Muco-Cutaneous Cyst. Read More TENDONITIS The extensor tendons to the foot come from the relatively small muscles in the front of the leg. The two main extensor muscles are...

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  • 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
  • The Pros and Cons of Stretching

    There have always been questions and controversy over whether it is good or bad to stretch. Runners are often concerned about “over-stretching”. They worry if they have stretched enough or too much. First, why stretch? Many coaches and trainers create...

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  • Pain in the Bottom of the Foot and Heel Region

    There are several causes of pain in the arch of the foot and heel region. The type of pain and its location help the doctor in determining the cause of the pain and helps to direct them in the best treatment for the patient The most common pain in the...

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/169-pain-in-the-bottom-of-the-foot-and-heel-region
  • Pain in the Arch of the Foot and Heel Region

    There are several causes of pain in the arch of the foot and heel region. The type of pain and its location help the doctor in determining the cause of the pain and helps to direct them in the best treatment for the patient.

    http://podiatrynetwork.com/common-disorders/166-pain-in-the-arch-of-the-foot-and-heel-region
  • 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
  • Anatomy of the Running Shoe

    As all runners know, running begins with a good foundation. And where do we find that foundation? At the ground level where the rubber meets the road. In other words, your shoes, the pieces of leather and rubber that separate your feet from the hard...

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