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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, the real cause tends to be something different.   In many cases, claw toe is caused by nerve damage th...

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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


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,...
Sweeney Foot and Ankle My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up. What Are the Causes. Woman Stretching and Waking Up in Bed.

My Feet Hurt When I Wake Up. What Are the Causes?

Most people expect their feet to feel sore after standing on them for a prolonged period during the day. However, you do not expect to wake ...
Why Does My Foot Hurt When I Roll It? Woman Rubbing Ankle

Why Does My Foot Hurt When I Roll It?

As a complex part of the body, the foot is made up of muscles, joints, bones, and tendons, all working together to help the foot bend, flex,...
someone holding their foot like it hurts

Do Your Feet Hurt and You Don't Know Why?

It’s easy to put a lot of wear and tear on your feet in the course of an ordinary day. You might be on your feet for many hours at work or s...
hand holding baby feet with crossover toes

Crossover Toes

When your toes aren’t positioned with one right next to the other in a row but instead you have a toe that is overlapping, it is a condition...