Foot & Ankle Specialty Blog

Is My Child's Foot Fractured?

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Oct 14, 2019 11:02:00 AM

There are many tiny bones in the foot, so it can be difficult to see a serious injury like a fracture, especially in children. Tiny bones are that much smaller in a tiny foot. Children’s bones are immature and require special treatment, so parents and caregivers need to know what might indicate a foot fracture. 

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Topics: Kids, Foot Fracture

What are the Most Common Foot Problems in Adults and Children?

Posted by Sweeney Content Team on Mar 29, 2019 5:01:29 PM

Our feet don’t get enough credit for what they do for us. They are our main mode of transportation and they carry our full body weight 24/7 for our entire lives. We need to take care of our precious feet, because we only get one set!

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Topics: Plantar Fasciitis, Gout, Kids

Did You Know?

The human foot has 28 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and numerous tendons that work together to keep you balanced and active. When there’s an injury or pain with any of them, it affects more than just your foot. Foot disorders can prevent you from performing your regular daily activities or enjoying the things you love.

75% of all Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lifetime. This blog provides helpful information and resources regarding the most common foot problems. If you’d like more information about any of the topics, or to schedule an appointment with a foot and ankle specialist, contact us today.

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