Archive: Foot and Ankle

Small Toe Deformity

What is a small toe deformity? All the toes, except the big toe, are known as the small toes. The common small toe deformity patterns are hammer toe, claw toe...

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Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition caused by chronic inflammation to the plantar fascia, caused by repetitive small tears that do not completely heal after...

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Morton’s neuroma

What is a Morton’s neuroma? A Morton’s neuroma is an enlargement and inflammation of a nerve in the “ball of the foot”. What causes a Morton’s neuroma? A Morton’s neuroma...

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Midfoot Arthritis

What is midfoot arthritis? The midfoot is an anatomical area in the middle of the foot. Midfoot arthritis develops when the midfoot joints have damaged or worn out cartilage. It...

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Hindfoot Arthritis

What is hindfoot arthritis? The hindfoot is the anatomical area at the back of the foot, composed of the talus and heel bones. Hindfoot arthritis develops when the hindfoot joints...

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