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Treatment for diseases of the achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest ligament in the human body. Its main physical load comes with walking, running, rising and descending, periods of inactivity, and vertical posture while standing. All of these are concentrated on the Achille

Mar 19th, 2018
How to get rid of toenail fungus?

Have you recently observed your toenails turning yellow? Maybe you don’t have completely yellow toenails, but there’s a yellow streak on your nails or may be some other form of discoloration. This is typically because of a toenail fungus infection. Toenail

Mar 9th, 2017
Do you have pain in your ankle?

When your foot or ankle hurts, it affects your whole life. Mobility without pain is something we often take for granted. But when debilitating foot and ankle pain occurs that repeated affects our mobility, it is time to take action to stop the pain.

May 9th, 2016
Suffering with heel pain?

Plantar fasciitis, commonly called heel pain, can result from inflammation of tissue under the heel. Foot and ankle pain can effect your entire life. When any area of your feet hurt, each step you take causes pain.

Mar 9th, 2016
Could your foot and ankle pain be arthritis?

Oh, those aching feet! Do your feet hurt at the joints? Is there swelling? Do you dread lots of walking? If you have any of the following symptoms in your feet and ankles, you may have arthritis:

Feb 7th, 2016
Helps diabetics with foot and ankle problems

Many with diabetes suffer from numbness, tingling, or foot ulcers as well as heel and ankle pain. At the Illinois Diabetic Foot Care Clinic, Dr. Alexander Yanovskiy, DPM, and his staff help diabetics will all these foot issues and more.

Dec 10th, 2015
Sport injury

One of the most common causes of injury to the foot and ankle during sports activities is overuse. These overuse injuries are often a result of either poor form during activities or anatomic variations in the foot.

Oct 7th, 2015
Mommy my feet are tired

If your child is complaining of tired feet or you think there may be a problem, read these important facts about foot care for children. The feet of young children are soft and pliable. Abnormal pressures placed on a young foot can cause foot changes and d

Jun 20th, 2015