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Sweeney Foot and Ankle FAQs About Plantar Warts in Children Black and White Photo of Young Child Picking at Toes and Sitting On Rocks

FAQ's About Plantar Warts in Children

The word wart is not something any parent wants to hear when it pertains to their child. However, warts are not as bad as people tend to think they are, and they are actually fairly common, especially in children. If your child has one or m...

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Sweeney Foot and Ankle What is Pronation Happy Girl Walking Boldly By Painted Brick Wall

What is Pronation?

Everyone pronates. Pronation is a natural part of walking. If you take the time to be mindful of each step you take you'll notice that your ...
Sweeney Foot & Ankle No Doubt Gout is Painful Young Woman Sitting on Wood Floor Holding Foot in Pain

No Doubt - Gout is Painful

Gout is a painful inflammatory disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and the world. Typically, it only affects one j...
Sweeney Foot & Ankle Kids and Bunions Closeup of Young Child in Shoes with Wings in Grass

Kids and Bunions

Children Get Bunions Too Adults are not the only ones who get bunions, children get them too. But whereas adults often bring the bone deform...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle Claw Toe What Is It? Female doctor inspecting male patient's foot

Claw Toe: What is it?

Claw toe is a common foot deformity. Though its cause has often been blamed on wearing shoes with high heels or those that are too short, th...
Sweeney Foot & Ankle Ankle Sprains What's Normal and What Isn't Doctor Looking at Athlete's Ankle

Ankle Sprains - What's Normal and What Isn't?

Sprains and strains are an unfortunate side effect of living a busy life. Even the most careful among us can occasionally twist an ankle or ...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle Metatarsalgia Close Up Of Feet

Metatarsalgia

Defining Metatarsalgia  The foot has 28 bones. Five of them called the metatarsals extend from the base of the toes to the ankle.  Metarsa i...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle Guy in Sports Socks Rubbing Foot and Ankle in Pain

Peroneal Tendonitis

Do you feel pain in your lower body that tends to get worse the more active you get? Do your lower legs feel swollen or do you notice thicke...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle Athlete's Foot Man Adjusting Laces of Orange Sneakers

Athlete's Foot

Athlete's foot is an uncomfortable condition that can affect men, women, and children at any age. The best approach to dealing with athlete'...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle Why Are My Toenails Discolored? Woman Painting Toe Nails Dark Color

Why Are My Toenails Discolored?

Sometimes those perfect “little piggies” can get a little sickly looking. When toenails turn from their usual clear hue to an unusual color,...