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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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Don't Neglect Your Feet: Why You Should See a Podiatrist

Our feet are the foundation that carries us through life. They allow us to walk, run, jump, and explore the world around us. Yet, despite their importance, feet are often neglected until pain or discomfort strikes.

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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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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...

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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How To Protect Your Feet Against Bunions And Improve Foot Health

Do you suffer from bunions? If so, you're not alone. Bunions are a common foot problem that affects millions of people around the world. The...
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Solving Pediatric Foot Problems: What Parents Need to Know

As a parent, you want to make sure your child is healthy and happy. But did you know that children can experience foot issues just like adul...
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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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Keep Your Feet Warm During Cold Months

Millions of people around the world suffer from foot injuries during the colder months each year. In many cases, these injuries can be preve...
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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.