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Oct 25, 2018, 12:37 ET New Clinical Consensus Statement Designed to Address Controversies in Pathophysiology and Treatment of Gout

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® have developed a joint clinical consensus...


May 24, 2018, 10:00 ET Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer: Expert Weighs in On Proper Care

The summer months are an active time for families and children. Summer sports and playing outside put children at increased risk for injuries – both...


Mar 22, 2018, 10:00 ET Advances in Combating Big Toe Arthritis Provide Pain Relief with Swift Recovery Time

The big toe plays a crucial role in standing, walking and many other daily activities. It makes it possible for humans to walk and run upright, and...


Mar 21, 2018, 10:00 ET Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Latest Heel Pain Treatments

Imagine getting out of bed every morning and feeling a temporary pain shoot through your heel. For many people, this is an everyday occurrence. Heel...


Jul 19, 2017, 15:31 ET Ask a Foot & Ankle Surgeon: Why Does My Heel Hurt?

One of the most common questions I am asked by my patients is, "Why does my heel hurt?" While there can be many reasons for heel pain, we as foot and ...


Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Ask a Foot & Ankle Surgeon: When Is It Time to See a Foot and Ankle Surgeon?

When it comes to people suffering from foot pain, I find most aren't sure where to turn. They may first make an appointment with their general...


Mar 01, 2017, 11:58 ET Not All Achilles Tendons are Treated the Same

It's Saturday morning–time for your 'weekend warrior' basketball game with the guys. Your team is still undefeated and it feels great to be in the...


Feb 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Evolving Surgery Helping to Eliminate Foot Nerve Pain

Imagine suffering with severe nerve pain in your feet—a pain often described as a shooting or burning sensation without reprieve. Oftentimes this...


Feb 27, 2017, 09:00 ET Foot & Ankle Surgeons Examine Strategies to Treat Ulcers Before They Start

People with reoccurring foot sores or ulcers are in a constant battle to save their feet from amputation. Nearly 85 percent of lower extremity...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Protect Your Feet When Playing Without Shoes

Whether hitting the mat, sand or beam, take preventive measures to protect your feet against common injuries incurred while playing sports that don't ...


Nov 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Feet and Ankles

It is never a good time for a foot or ankle injury, but some might consider the colder months to be the most inconvenient time to have their feet or...


Nov 14, 2016, 12:32 ET Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Have you experienced repetitive foot fractures or unexplainable foot pain? According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), your ...


Oct 31, 2016, 03:37 ET Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

Anyone can have a foot problem. For people with diabetes, however, the possibility of incurring even a common foot issue can lead to infection or...


Oct 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Foot and Ankle Surgeons Offer Safety Tips for Hikers

In the United States, more than 38 million people go hiking annually, and with touted health benefits and scenic views, it is no wonder why there has ...


Aug 31, 2016, 02:19 ET Check Pain Management Off Your List of Foot Surgery Worries

With any surgery comes reasonable concerns. Depending on the person, your mind could start racing anywhere from the seriousness of your condition, to ...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET Parents: Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips

The start of a new school year brings about two certainties: new clothes and new shoes. Unlike in years past, today's shelves are stocked with a...


Jul 11, 2016, 01:59 ET Lawnmower Accidents Cause Thousands of Foot Injuries

Avoid turning your lawn into a "toe-away" zone and use extra caution when operating a power lawnmower, warns surgeons of the American College of Foot ...


Jul 06, 2016, 11:00 ET Make Your Feet Smile This Sandal Season

Summer is in full heat, which guarantees at least two more solid months of wearing sandals. Seeing your feet exposed may raise questions to what...


Jun 01, 2016, 04:11 ET Hitting the Beach? Don't Let Your Feet Ruin Your Vacation

As millions of Americans head to the beach this summer, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) offers these foot safety tips in a...


May 12, 2016, 02:13 ET Sunscreen on Your Feet?

Most people don't think about their feet when applying sunscreen, but did you know that the skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and...


Mar 23, 2016, 01:03 ET Six Tips to Prevent Kids' Spring Sports Injuries

In today's competitive youth sports landscape, many young athletes transition from playing winter to spring activities without considering the...


Feb 12, 2016, 10:00 ET When a Hammertoe is Not Just a Hammertoe

When people notice one of their toes has an abnormal upward bend at the joint, many times they think it's a hammertoe. But oftentimes, the...


Feb 11, 2016, 10:00 ET For Patients Suffering Flatfoot: Don't Wait To Seek Help

Early diagnosis and treatment for adults suffering from a painful fallen foot arch, or adult-acquired flatfoot, is key to increase improved long-term ...


Feb 10, 2016, 10:00 ET Regenerative Medicine: Evidence Suggests Human Body Best Resource for Healing

The human body may be its own best ally when it comes to the treatment of injuries, ulcers and deformities, especially when it concerns helping a...


Jan 15, 2016, 11:00 ET Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster

Both marathon runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot...