Common Foot Disorders

 

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What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?   Have you ever complained of a painful red swollen leg? This could have been a Deep Vein Thrombosis, otherwise known as a DVT. A DVT is a partial or complete occlusion of a vein by a thrombus with secondary inflammatory reaction in the wall of the vein. In other words, it is a clot...

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Why Are Warts So Tough To Kill? You may find yourself asking this question if you are under treatment for a wart. A wart is a skin lesion or spot on the foot that may appear as a callous with brown/black speckles. When warts present on the feet, they are normally found on the bottom surface, which they are then known as plantar’s...
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Break Out from Ingrown Toenails             I've lost count how many times I accidentally stubbed my toe against something that’s fairly easy to spot, especially during running. Perhaps it’s my innate klutz, but sometimes I think I just have the worst luck. I resolved myself into getting used to the occasional bumps, and I was doing pretty well, until one time...

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Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy             Peripheral neuropathy is a serious condition resulting from nerve damage. I can’t say for myself, but some of my relatives have complained from symptoms of this condition. A lot of people with diabetes have probably experienced this numbing and weakening of the arms and legs. The pain of peripheral neuropathy is generally described as a...

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A Common Cause of Burning Feet Many people are all too familiar with carpal tunnel syndrome, a common condition involving nerve entrapment at the wrist which leads to burning and pain in the hand and fingers.  A very similar, but less recognized condition commonly can lead to pain in the foot and ankle. This is known as tarsal tunnel syndrome. The tarsal...

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