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  • Leg Length Discrepancy After Knee Replacement Surgery

    28 April 2015

    Overview Differences between the lengths of the upper and/or lower legs are called leg length discrepancies (LLD). A leg length difference may simply be a mild variation between the two sides of the body. This is not unusual in the general population....

  • What Are The Causes Of Calcaneal Apophysitis?

    18 May 2015

    Overview Sever?s disease is a painful condition of the heel affecting children, usually at the beginning of the growth spurt in early puberty. It is caused by inflammation at the growth plate at the back of the heel, adjacent to the Achilles tendon attachment....

  • How Can I Tell If I'Ve Got Over-Pronation Of The Feet

    30 May 2015

    Overview Normally, when you walk or run, your heel is the first part of your foot to strike the ground. As your body weight shifts to the middle of the foot, the arch of the foot naturally flattens out a bit. This flattening is called pronation. If your...

  • Could Neuropathy Cause Hammertoes

    28 June 2015

    Overview Hammertoes are another forefoot deformity that can take a walker out of their activity. A Hammer toes generally represent a tendon imbalance in the toes caused by one of the toe tendons getting an advantage over another toe tendon. Most commonly,...

  • What Causes Hammertoe Pain

    01 July 2015

    Overview Generally a hammertoe or mallet toe is caused by wearing high heels or shoes that are too small around the toe area, so it?s no surprise that it is mostly women who suffer from them. A Hammer toes has a bend in the middle joint of the toe whereas...

  • Bursa Foot Surgery Recovery

    26 August 2015

    Overview This is a very common condition that leads to foot pain . Once you understand what it actually is you will wonder why it does not occur more often, particularly in the foot. It is an inflamed bursal sac. A bursal sac is a sac filled with fluid...