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  • New ankle prosthesis improves patient experience with arthritis

    Use of a new total ankle prosthesis improved the experience of patients with end-stage arthritis, according to results from a study presented at the American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting.

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  • What is plantar fasciitis?

    A thick, strong band of tissue called the plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot. This tissue can become damaged or inflamed, causing pain and difficulty moving the foot.

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  • Are Nerve Problems Causing Your Foot Pain?

    Pain on the top of your foot or through your arch might be nerve-related. While many forms of foot pain come from joints and tendons, occasionally the source of foot pain is a nerve that is irritated directly or affected by health conditions that lead to nerve damage.

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  • When Is Surgery Necessary for Hammertoe?

    If you’ve had to abandon your favorite pair of pointed ballet flats because your hammertoe has gotten too painful, you might be asking yourself whether surgery is in your future.

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  • 7 Ways to Ease Bunion Pain Without Surgery

    Whether it’s sandal season or boot season, you may be thinking it’s time to do something about that bunion jutting out at the base of your big toe.

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  • Oregon Medical Association
  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
  • American Academy of orthopaedic Surgery
  • American orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society