Foot Problems

Foot and ankle problems are usually associated to improper footwear, physical stress, mechanical changes in the foot, arthritis, congenital foot problems, infections, neoplastic disorders or traumatic foot problems. For more information on general or specific foot pain or ankle problems please select from the links below.

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Achilles Problems

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. It lets you rise up on your toes and push off when you walk or run.

Problems with the Achilles tendon may seem to happen suddenly. But usually they are the result of many tiny tears to the tendon that have happened over time. The following is a list of common Achilles tendon issues:

Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can withstand forces of 1,000 pounds or more. But it also the most frequently ruptured tendon. Both professional […]

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Peroneal Tendon Dislocation/Dysfunction

The Peroneal tendons are two tendons whose muscles (Peroneus Brevis and Peroneus Longus) that originate on the outside of the calves. These two muscles allow you to roll to the […]

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Xanthomas of the Achilles Tendon

Xanthoma of the Achilles tendon is a rather rare, interesting orthopaedic condition that has important ramifications in internal medicine and dermatology because the lesion is associated with a specific disturbance […]

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