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All About Achilles Tendon Problems

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All About Achilles Tendon Problems 

A tendon is a structure that is made up completely of highly organized collagen strands that connects a muscle to bone. Although any tendon in the body is susceptible to injury, the Achilles’ tendon happens to be the one that is injured most often.

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All About Flat Feet

All About Adult Flatfoot Deformity   What Is Flatfoot?  Flatfoot is often a complex disorder, with diverse symptoms and varying degrees of deformity and disability. There are several types of flatfoot,all of which have one characteristic in common—partial or total collapse (loss) of the arch. Other characteristics shared by most types of flatfoot include:  • […]

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All About Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is an inflammation and/or over-stretching of the posterior tibial tendon in the foot. An important function of the posterior tibial tendon is to help support the arch. But in PTTD,the tendon’s ability to perform that job is impaired,often resulting in a flattening of the foot.

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All About Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

All About Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome  The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteries,veins,tendons,and nerves.One of these structures is the posterior tibial nerve,which […]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteries,veins,tendons,and nerves.One of these structures is the posterior tibial nerve,which is the focus of tarsal tunnel syndrome. 

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteries,veins,tendons,and nerves.One of these structures is the posterior tibial nerve,which is the focus of tarsal tunnel syndrome. 

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

The tarsal tunnel is a narrow space that lies on the inside of the ankle next to the ankle bones. The tunnel is covered with a thick ligament (the flexor retinaculum) that protects and maintains the structures contained within the tunnel—arteries,veins,tendons,and nerves.One of these structures is the posterior tibial nerve,which is the focus of tarsal tunnel syndrome. 

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All About Plantar Fasciiitis

All About Plantar Fasciitis Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis—a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes,such as a stress fracture,  tendonitis,arthritis,nerve irritation, or,rarely,a cyst. Because there are several potential causes,it is important to have heel […]

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Plantar Fasciiitis

Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis—a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential causes,it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed. A podiatric foot and ankle surgeon is best trained to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine the underlying source of your heel pain.

 

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Plantar Fasciiitis

Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis—a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation, or, rarely, a cyst. Because there are several potential causes,it is important to have heel pain properly diagnosed. A podiatric foot and ankle surgeon is best trained to distinguish between all the possibilities and determine the underlying source of your heel pain.

San Frncisco podiatrists shares an xray of a normal heel without a heel spur 

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