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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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Stepping Up Against Athlete's Foot: Essential Insights You Need to Know

Pain, itching that you cannot relieve, and a burn between the toes are all symptoms of athlete's foot, a fungal skin infection that typically starts in the toes and moves its way up. Many people develop a scaly rash that's inflamed and irri...

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Understanding “Drop Foot”: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments

Drop foot, also known as foot drop, is not a disease but a medical condition characterized by the inability to lift the front part of the fo...
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Diseases of the Foot

If you consider the human foot, it really is a marvel of biomechanical engineering with each foot containing 26 bones, 33 joints, and over 1...
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Smart Strategies for Back-to-School Shoe Shopping

Children wear their school shoes for more than 30 hours each week, making it important for these shoes to fit properly. This purchase should...
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Understanding Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is a relatively rare but significant disorder that can cause discomfort and pain in the foot and ankle, includi...
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Understanding Nerve Pain in the Lower Leg: 6 Common Causes Explained

Lower leg pain is a prevalent issue experienced by many individuals, and it can have various causes, ranging from minor overuse to more seri...
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Yellow Toenails: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention Strategies for Healthy Feet

Healthy nails are not only aesthetically pleasing but also an indicator of overall well-being. However, when toenails develop a yellow disco...
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Decoding Neuropathy: Symptoms, Causes, and Management Strategies

Neuropathy, which is also called peripheral neuropathy, affects the peripheral nerves, which are the nerves that travel to your extremities,...
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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 vehi...
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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...