5 Ways & 5 Reasons Why You Should Stretch Your Achilles Tendon Daily

February 5, 2019
Proper stretching of the lower extremities, especially before a run or workout, can have substantial benefits. From reducing the chance of a sprain to ensuring healthy tendons and ligaments, regular stretching can have quite an impact. The following five benefits serve to showcase some of the reasons why Achilles tendon...
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Still in Pain After Your Bunion Surgery? Here Are Some Treatment Options

January 22, 2019
Podiatrists perform bunion surgery to alleviate pain and to restore normal toe and joint alignment. Bunion treatment, offered by our Ballantyne podiatrists, may require wires, plates, or screws to firmly hold bones in place. While surgery can be successful, there are no guarantees that surgery will fully relieve the patient’s...
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Local Foot Surgeons Offer A Wide Range of Treatments & Care Options

January 8, 2019
If you have any issues with your foot, then it is a good idea to see our Harrisburg foot surgeon. There are a variety of treatments that you can get from a foot and ankle specialist including the following. Bunion Care  There are non-surgical treatments that can be used for...
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3 Important Reasons to Care For Your Feet As You Age

December 18, 2018
As you age, your feet change. Some conditions are more likely to affect older people, such as arthritis, poor circulation and a lack of collagen. In order to combat these three changes in your feet, it is important to take precautionary measures. 3. Arthritis It is estimated that half of...
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South Park Podiatrist Helps Patients Create a Plan After Your Achilles Tendon Surgery

December 4, 2018
An Achilles tendon tear is a hurtful injury. Tendon repair, surgery, reconnects the ends of the broken tendon. After surgery, the patient will likely feel fatigued for several days. The ankle and lower leg areas may swell. Ice can help reduce the swelling. In several days the swelling should subside...
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Quick Tips from Our Concord Foot Surgeon to be Non-Weight Bearing After Foot Surgery

November 20, 2018
You’re getting ready for an upcoming ankle or foot surgery and are expected not to put weight on it after the procedure, per your orthopedic surgeon’s orders for proper healing. What activities constitute weight-bearing, and how are you going to get from place to place while healing? What is non-weight...
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