Bones & Joints

5. Easy Exercises for Foot and Ankle Health

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The 15 exercises illustrated in this final chapter of Foot & Ankle Health are designed to increase circulation, range of motion, balance, strength, or a combination of all. Increase or decrease the difficulty by adjusting the: Number of repetitions (reps) Number of sets (the number of repetition cycles for any particular exercise … Read More

4. Preventing Foot and Ankle Problems

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As with most medical issues, it’s easier to prevent many foot and ankle problems than to treat them or live with them. As such, there are certain factors to keep in mind. It helps if you wear the right kinds of shoes and socks, and keep your feet relatively clean. And there … Read More

3. Non-Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Conditions

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The 17 conditions listed alphabetically in this chapter are non-orthopaedic in nature. They can affect bones, muscles, and the structures surrounding joints and can cause just as much discomfort as orthopaedic issues. Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot is more common in men than in women and more common in older adults than in … Read More

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