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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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Marathon Foot: How Runners Can Prevent It and How to Treat It

Running, especially long-distance running, has never been more popular in the United States as more and more people have laced up and headed to the great outdoors to stay in shape since the onset of the pandemic.

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Winter Woes for Your Toes

When the days get shorter and shorter, the mornings turn foggy and frosty, and the geese begin honking their way overhead, you know that win...
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Understanding Bunions: A Patient's Guide to Foot Health

Bunions, while often associated with discomfort and changes in foot appearance, can be a manageable condition with the right knowledge and c...
Foot Tendonitis

Demystifying Foot Tendonitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Have you been experiencing pain in your foot that gets worse when trying to walk? Does the pain in your foot feel as though it is moving up ...
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Understanding Diabetic Foot: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Treatments

Diabetes is a condition that affects about 30 million people in the United States alone. This is a disease that is related to the body’s ina...
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Banishing Blisters: Tips for Prevention and Effective Treatment

Whether it’s a new pair of shoes, a long day of being on your feet, or poorly fitting shoes, blisters are painful and can interfere with you...
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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 typicall...
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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...