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Driving after Ankle Fusion

Driving after Ankle Fusion Driving after ankle fusion is something that’s different for practically everyone who undergoes the procedure. Generally, it takes about eight to twelve weeks to rest after ankle fusion surgery. Then, patients typically wear a cast or a boot, depending in the circumstances. Altogether, it can take as little as four months…

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About Ankle Fusion

About Ankle Fusion Ankle fusion recovery is a process that takes time. Fortunately, the average period for returning to normal (or as normal as possible), does not last all that long. This procedure is not always a necessary step, but in some instances, it is the only real way to get results. So, let’s take…

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Ankle Fusion What You Need to Know

Ankle fusion is a medical solution to the problem of arthritis. Ankle fusion is an alternative for providing real relief from pain, but it’s not for everyone. However, ankle fusion is mostly for people who suffer from severe arthritis.  When non-surgical methods fail to provide adequate relief from arthritis in the ankle, then ankle fusion…

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Best Shoes for Foot Health

Best Shoes for Foot Health The best shoes for foot health don’t necessarily come in brand names. Instead, it’s best to think about the right shoes for good health as general types of shoes. In other words, don’t go straight for this or that brand name, but rather, the types of shoes. Then, you can…

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Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Diabetic Foot Care Tips Diabetic foot care tips can really improve your quality of life. The fact of the matter is, diabetes is a serious condition. And, diabetics must do more in order to protect their overall health. That includes more than just blood sugar and weight, it also means taking good care of your…

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Ankle Injuries List

Ankle Injuries List There are several common ankle injuries, which include conditions such as inflammation, to sprains, fractures, and more. Here’s a list of the most common ankle injuries people can suffer: Achilles tendinitis and Achilles tendinosis. The first is common in runners and only takes a few days to weeks to heal. While the…

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Evaluation of the Prevalence of Os Trigonum

The prevalence of os trigonum and osteochondral lesions of the talus (OCLT) have been presented in different prevalences among different groups in the literature for the patients with ankle impingement syndrome. Our main objective in the study was to determine the possible relationship between the impingement syndrome and the prevalence of os trigonum and OCLT…

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Ankle Injuries in Sports

Ankle Injuries in Sports Ankle injuries in sports are among the most common. This is due to the fact, that no matter the sport itself, the ankles are usually heavily relied on for performance. In fact, if you stop to think about it, ankle injuries in sports are so common because there are few sports…

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What is a Podiatrist?

What is a Podiatrist? What is a Podiatrist? And, how do these medical professionals differ from general practitioners or MDs? Well, podiatrists are specialists in feet and ankle conditions and issues. Put another way, a podiatrist is a medical professional who diagnoses and also treats the feet, the ankles, as well as related areas, such…

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Diseases Of The Foot

Diseases Of The Foot There are a whole host of diseases of the foot. Actually, there are so many, it’s difficult to list them all (and even more so, to explain what they are and what they mean). When we think of foot diseases, most people think about things like broken bones, ingrown toenails, and…

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

What is Plantar Fasciitis? How do you know if you have plantar fasciitis? Well, it’s best to start with the symptoms of the condition and then we can move onto self-diagnosis. So, let’s take a look at what plantar fasciitis is and how to know if it’s a condition in your feet. What is Plantar…

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Foot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift

oot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift The posture and alignment of the feet, heels, and ankles are quite important to maintaining optimum foot health. In order to walk and run in a healthy, efficient manner, the muscles in our lower legs and feet all need to be working properly. Stiffness or weakness in…

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