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Foot & Ankle Specialty Blog

Blog Articles about Foot & Ankle Issues, Treatments and Management from Sweeney Foot & Ankle, The Woodlands and Magnolia, Texas

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Stop Pronating: How to Improve Your Foot Health and Performance

Most people don't give much thought to their feet until an injury or pain occurs. However, a lot is riding on your feet as they are the vehicle for your entire body's movement.

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Turf Toe: What You Need to Know for Healthy Feet

Turf toe is a painful condition that could prevent you from working, taking care of your family, or enjoying your favorite pastimes. While m...
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From the Ground Up: Your Guide to Maintaining Healthy Feet for Athletes

As an athlete, you use your feet more than the average person may. And as an athlete, you rely on your feet to help you not only participate...
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Stepping Toward Recovery: Your Guide to Foot Surgery Rehabilitation

The success of your foot surgery relies primarily on the skill of your surgeon, the reason for the surgery, your overall health - and what y...
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Ingrown Toenail 101: Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention Tips

Ingrown toenails occur when the edges or corners of a toenail grow into the skin surrounding the nail, causing pain, redness, and inflammati...
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Understanding Heel Spurs: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Heel spurs are a common foot condition that can cause heel pain and discomfort. Treatment for heel spurs typically involves stretching exerc...

Do I Need Orthotics?

Orthotic shoe inserts, commonly known as “orthotics” are cushions that fit into your shoe, generally for the purpose of correcting problems ...
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Understanding Plantar Fibromas: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

Plantar fibromas are benign tumors that form on the plantar surface of the foot, most commonly found in adults between 40 and 70 years old. ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About a Sprain Versus Broken Toe

Toe injuries are common, and they can occur in a number of different ways. You may have stubbed your toe, accidentally kicked something in t...
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What Is the RICE Method for Recovery?

If you have sustained a sprain, strain, bruise, or another soft tissue injury, you should consider trying the RICE method to help you recove...