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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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Plantar Fasciitis: A Guide for Patients

For many Americans, a stabbing pain in the heel of their foot when they take their first steps each morning is truly a rude awakening. Plantar fasciitis, a common foot condition, is responsible for this unpleasant sensation. It occurs when ...

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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 Bone Bruises

A bone bruise, also known as a bone contusion, occurs when a small injury occurs on the surface of the bone. Unfortunately, you cannot visib...

Cracked Heels - Sandal Season!

Are you ready for sandal season? Whether you’re a man or a woman, you’ll want to put your best foot forward while you’re out and about. Unfo...
Sever's Disease

What is Sever’s Disease?

Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that can occur in growing children. In fact, it is one of the most common causes of heel pain in chi...

Heel Pain: What’s the Cause?

Pain in the base of the heel is the most common foot problem our patients have. We put tons of stress on our feet just by walking on them ea...