Foot and Ankle

Foot and Ankle

Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon is fibrous tissue that connects the heel to the calf muscles. Common Achilles tendon injuries are inflammation, or partial or complete tears. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for Achilles tendon injuries.

 


 

Ankle Fractures and Sprains

An ankle fracture is a broken bone in the ankle joint. Ankle sprains occur when the ligaments in the joint are partially torn. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for ankle fractures and sprains.

 


 

Bunions

A bunion occurs when the big toe overlaps one or more toes, causing a bump to form on the inside edge of the toe. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for bunions.

 


 

Hammertoe

A hammertoe occurs with the bending of one or both joints of any toe except the big toe. This causes pain in the toe, especially when wearing shoes. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a hammertoe.

 


 

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton's Neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that develops in the foot and commonly occurs between the third and fourth toes. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for Morton's Neuroma.

 


 

Osteochondral Injuries of the Talus

When an ankle sprain occurs, the anklebone (the talus) twists and can make contact with the tibia. This can lead to bruising, softening or cracking of the cartilage, or the formation of a cyst in the anklebone. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for osteochondral injuries of the talus.

 


 

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that occurs when the thick band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes and holds the bones in place on the bottom of the foot becomes irritated and inflamed. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for plantar fasciitis.

 


 

Toe Fracture

A toe fracture is a break in one or more of the 19 toe bones. Fractures are either traumatic (caused by direct trauma) or stress fractures (caused by repetitive stress on the bone). Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a toe fracture.

 


 

Toe Sprain

Toe sprains occur when the ligaments in the toe are partially torn. Toe sprains can occur in many ways that impact the toe area, such as stubbing the toe or suddenly stopping when running. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a toe sprain.

 


 

Foot Fracture

A foot fracture is a break in any of the 26 bones in the foot. Fractures are either traumatic (caused by direct trauma) or stress fractures (caused by repetitive stress on the bone). Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a foot fracture.

 


 

Foot Sprain

A foot sprain is a tear of ligaments, the bands of tissue that connect bones to one another in a joint. Foot sprains typically occur in the midfoot (or arch area) or the base of the big toe. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a foot sprain.

 


 

Shin Splint

A shin splint, also called tibial stress syndrome, refers to pain in the shin - the area in the front of the lower leg - caused by overuse, such as during athletic activities or exercise. This is a very common condition. Learn more about the risks, tests and treatments for a shin splint.

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