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  • Plantar Wart Surgical Treatment: Is It the Right Choice for You?

    Plantar Wart Removal Plantar warts are a common skin condition that affects the feet. These warts appear on the soles of the feet and can be quite uncomfortable, causing pain and irritation. While there are various treatments available, including over-the-counter medications and home remedies, sometimes surgical removal of the plantar wart may be necessary. If

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  • Understanding the Link between Plantar Fasciitis and Exercise: How to Prevent and Manage Heel Pain

    Introduction Are you suffering from heel pain? Does it make it difficult for you to perform daily activities or even exercise? If so, you may be experiencing plantar fasciitis, a common condition that affects many individuals. In this article, we will dive deep into the link between plantar fasciitis and exercise, and provide you with

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  • Morton’s neuroma

      Treatment and Rehabilitation following surgical removal   Morton’s neuroma is a condition that affects the nerves in the foot, typically between the third and fourth toes. It occurs when the tissue around a nerve in the ball of the foot thickens, causing pain, numbness, or a burning sensation in the affected toes. The exact

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  • Surgical Options for Ingrown toenails

    Ingrown toenail surgery is typically performed to treat a painful and recurring ingrown toenail that does not respond to conservative treatments. Two common surgical options for ingrown toenail treatment are partial nail avulsion with chemical matrixectomy and sharp nail resection known as Winograd procedure. Here’s an explanation of these procedures and the key differences between

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  • Plantar Warts

    Plantar warts are hard, grainy growths that appear on the soles of the feet. They are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They are usually not severe but can be painful or uncomfortable, especially if they are located in the weight-bearing areas of the feet. There are several treatment options available for plantar warts, including:

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  • Ganglion Cysts

    GANGLION CYSTS OF THE FOOT An insight into the most common benign lump of the foot. Can it be bothersome? If so, What to do?!   Let’s start with briefly describing the Ganglion cysts over the foot. Ganglion cysts are benign, fluid-filled tumours/masses that often develop on the tendons or joints of the foot. One

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  • Plantar Plate Tear

    Plantar Plate Tears and its Treatment Are you suffering from plantar plate tears and want to know about this condition and its treatment?  Then here are the things you must know about plantar plate tears. What is Plantar Plate Tear? The plantar plate is a fibrocartilaginous structure on the bottom of the knuckle called the

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  • FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    FREIBERG’S DISEASE (INFRACTION)

    Freiberg’s disease can become a debilitating condition. If not treated properly, arthritic changes can occur at a young age. Freiberg’s disease is osteochondrosis (Avascular necrosis) of the metatarsal head that most often occurs in the second metatarsal head although it can happen to any metatarsal heads. It commonly presents in adolescence, with a 5:1 female:

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  • FOOT DROP BRACE

    Foot drop can be caused by a number of different conditions including stroke, cerebral palsy and nerve damage. A foot drop brace will often help the affected patient avoid surgery Foot drop is a condition in which the dropping of the forefoot occurs due to weakness or damage to the muscles and tendons at the front of

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  • MORTON’S NEUROMA: WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW

    1. What is Morton’s neuroma? A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue and Morton’s neuroma is a swollen, inflamed common digital nerve located between the bones at the ball of the foot. The most common location is in second (between second and third metatarsal) and third (between third and fourth metatarsals) spaces. This can

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