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.
How do you cure heel pain?
Heel pain is one of the most common problems that affect the foot. Ignoring a sore heel can cause extreme pain or even a chronic condition that leads to more problems.
Heel surgery, physiatry and back surgery help patient
Broken heel bone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, and pain from a herniated disc bring patient to OrthoIndy. After treatment, she continues to sing.
What causes intoeing (pigeon-toed)?
Sometimes when a child walks or runs, the feet turn inward instead of pointing straight ahead. This is commonly referred to as intoeing or being “pigeon-toed.”
What is clubfoot deformity?
When an infant’s foot is turned inward, usually so severe that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or upward, it is often referred to as clubfoot.
How do you know if you have turf toe?
Turf toe is a sprain of the main joint of the big toe. It typically occurs when the toe is forcibly bent into hyperextension.
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