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Physical Therapy for Turf Toe

Tom Toothaker, PT, DPT A sprain of the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe has come to be known as Turf Toe, since artificial turf is now widely used in the world of sports. Artificial Turf

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Preparing for your Ankle Replacement

  Joel D. Stewart, MD Now that you’ve decided a Total Ankle Arthroplasty (TAA) is the right treatment option for your ankle pain and disability, here is a planning guide to assist you with preparations up to the date of

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The Top Two Causes for Heel Pain

Joel D. Stewart, MD As a busy foot and ankle specialist, I often see patients complaining of heel pain.  Here, I’ll discuss the two most common reasons for heel pain and how they are treated. Plantar Fasciitis – The way

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Foot Problems Caused by Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. In 2014, the Center for Disease Control reported the following: •    9.3% or 29.1 million persons in the US have diabetes. •    8.1 million persons

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