• Accessory Navicular Syndrome (ANS)

    While the human foot is a marvel of engineering, certain anomalies can lead to discomfort and challenges in daily life. One such condition is Accessory Navicular Syndrome (ANS), a relatively uncommon but impactful orthopedic issue. In this comprehensive guide, we will navigate through the intricacies

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  • Achilles Surgery

    Surgery to repair a torn (ruptured) Achilles tendon is conducted on an outpatient basis using a local anesthetic. It involves making an incision or cut in the back of the leg above the heel to access the torn tendon. The tendon is then sewn back together. Surgery may be delayed for about one week after

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  • Achilles Tendon Rupture

    The Achilles tendon, a robust band of tissue connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone, plays a pivotal role in facilitating various movements, including walking, running, and jumping. However, when this tendon undergoes excessive stress or strain, it can lead to a condition known as Achilles tendon

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  • Achilles Tendonitis

    The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more. It also is the most frequently ruptured tendon, usually as a result of a sports injury. Both professional and weekend athletes may suffer from Achilles tendonitis, a common overuse injury and

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  • Acrocyanosis

    Acrocyanosis is a painless disorder that affects the arteries supplying blood to the skin of the hands and feet. These small arteries carry oxygen and nutrients through the blood to the skin of the extremities. Spasms in the arteries block blood flow in people with this condition. Without adequate blood

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  • Aerobics

    More than 24 million people participate in some kind of aerobic exercise, which offers a host of health benefits, including increased cardiopulmonary efficiency, strengthened heart and lungs, improved circulation, lowered cholesterol levels, and stress and anxiety reduction.Because aerobic exercise involves

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  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Alcoholic peripheral neuropathy is a nerve loss condition in the foot caused by the prolonged use of alcoholic beverages. Ethanol, the alcoholic component of these beverages, is toxic to nerve tissue. Over time, the nerves in the feet and hands can become damaged resulting in the same loss of sensation

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  • Allergies

    Two kinds of skin allergies, or dermatitis, are caused by substances coming in contact with the skin: primary irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Primary irritant dermatitis is a non-allergic reaction of the skin resulting from exposure to an irritating substance. Allergic contact dermatitis

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