Bunions

 Even though bunions are a common foot deformity, there are misconceptions about them. Many people may unnecessarily suffer the pain […]

Bone Healing

How Does a Bone Heal? All broken bones go through the same healing process. This is true whether a bone […]

Black Toenails

A black, purple, or brownish discoloration under or involving a toenail is frequently due to trauma to the toe nail, […]

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a skin infection caused by fungus. A fungal infection may occur on any part of the body; on […]

Ankle Sprain

What Is an Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to one or more ligaments in the ankle, usually […]

Ankle Fractures

What is an Ankle Fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. Fractures in the ankle […]

Acute Inflammation

What Is Acute Inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s normal protective response to an injury, irritation, or surgery. This natural “defense” […]

Achilles Tendon Rupture

What is the Achilles Tendon? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The […]

Achilles Tendon Disorders

What Is the Achilles Tendon? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The […]

Accessory Navicular Syndrome

What is the Accessory Navicular? The accessory navicular (os navicularum or os tibiale externum) is an extra bone or piece […]