Do corns go away on their own?
Find out what a corn on the foot looks like, what causes corns to form, how to treat a corn with at-home remedies or when to seek care from a professional..
When should I go to the doctor for a foot injury, ankle pain or a broken toe?
In some cases, pain will go away over time with at-home treatment, but other times it can be difficult to determine whether or not you should seek help from a doctor.
What is a proximal tibia (shinbone) fracture?
A proximal tibia fracture is when the shinbone specifically breaks just below the knee. Here we explain proximal tibia fracture symptoms and treatment.
What is a pilon fracture (lower leg/ankle break)?
A pilon fracture occurs when the bone breaks at the bottom of the shinbone (tibia), close to your ankle. Learn more about trauma care at OrthoIndy.
How do you treat a fractured heel bone (calcaneus fracture)?
A heel bone fracture, also referred to as a calcaneus fracture, occurs when the heel is crushed under the weight of the body after a fall from a ladder or a car crash.
What does it mean when your hands and feet are swollen?
Jessica Moosbrugger, OrthoIndy clinical nutrition manager and dietitian, explains why your hands and feet may swell and how to reduce swelling with a low-sodium diet.
What is flexible flat feet in children?
Flexible flatfoot is common in children. If you notice when your child stands the arch of his or her foot disappears, he or she may have flexible flatfoot.
How do you fix an ingrown toenail?
If you trim your toenails too short, you may be putting yourself at an increased risk for an ingrown toenail. Most commonly, the big toe is affected.
How do you treat a Lisfranc injury (midfoot injury)?
A lisfranc injury, also referred to as a midfoot injury, occurs when the bones in the midfoot are broken or ligaments that support the midfoot are torn.
What is Morton’s neuroma?
If you feel like you are walking on a marble or rock and you have pain in the ball of your foot, you may have Morton’s neuroma.
What is vertical talus?
Vertical talus is diagnosed at birth. It is a rare deformity that babies are born with and is also called congenital vertical talus.
What is Diabetic (Charcot) foot?
Diabetic foot problems, such as Charcot foot, are a common cause of hospitalization for those with diabetes. Charcot foot in diabetes is a serious problem.
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