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

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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 foot due to weaknesses or paralysis of the muscles that control foot movement. This condition can sign...

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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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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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Foot Pain and Diabetes: Everything You Need to Know

Anyone who suffers from diabetes is at a higher risk of developing foot pain due to nerve damage. This condition is called diabetic neuropat...
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Why is My Foot Numb?

Why is my foot numb? is a question that should be asked of a podiatrist since it may indicate a serious underlying problem.

Are Your Feet Burning? Here's What You Need to Know...

The feet support the weight of the entire body. They are, therefore, prone to problems. About 90% of us suffer from foot problems at one poi...
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What Is Morton's Neuroma?

Morton's Neuroma refers to a painful condition that involves the ball of the foot, which is located near the third and fourth toes. Many pat...