• Let’s Talk About Peripheral Arterial Disease
    In honor of National Heart Month, we at New England Foot & Ankle Specialists would like to discuss a disease that manifests in the legs and feet but has serious Read more
  • Getting Control of Metatarsalgia
    Metatarsalgia is basically an inflammation of a joint in one of the metatarsals, the long bones that extend from your toes to the middle of the foot. This inflammation causes Read more
  • Shoe Size important for Foot Health
    Finding the right shoe size is pertinent to one’s foot health. Shoes that are too tight can irritate the feet and create blisters or calluses; shoes that are too loose Read more
  • Arthritis and Your Feet
    Arthritis is a disease that affects your joints. It is defined by inflammation and swelling of the lining of the joints, as well as excess fluid in the joints. Although Read more
  • Addressing Your Heel Pain
    If you are always on your feet, heel pain may be a common occurrence. Changing your fitness routine or putting on a few pounds can also add pressure to the Read more
  • Can Hammertoes be Prevented?
    Yes…and no.  Hammertoe is a deformity that can happen to the second, third, fourth or fifth toe and is easily recognizable by its telltale bend in the toe joint. The Read more
  • Carmelo Anthony Sprains His Ankle Against Magic
    Despite Carmelo Anthony’s insistence of playing against LeBron James during practice, Anthony may have to stay sidelined. Anthony sprained his ankle in the game against the Magic during the third Read more
  • What is Sesamoiditis?
    Sesamoids are among the more unique bones of the body. They are small bones that are only connected to tendons or embedded in muscle and they are found in only Read more
  • Denver Broncos’s David Bruton Jr. Plays With Fractured Fibula
    The Denver Broncos’s David Bruton Jr. will be out for about 4 to 6 weeks as he recovers from a fractured right fibula. The injury occurred when Bruton Jr. collided Read more
  • Managing Your Plantar Fasciitis
    Plantar fasciitis can be described as a condition in which the heel of the foot becomes inflamed with pain. This occurs when the fibrous band of tissues that connect your Read more
  • Athlete's Foot: A Winter Woe
    In the cold days of winter your feet may actually be burning up from the irritation caused by athlete’s foot. Known officially as tinea pedis, athlete’s foot is often thought Read more
  • Easy Does It Prevents Achilles Tendon Issues
    It’s a New Year, new you and one of the most common New Year’s resolutions—getting in shape—can lead people to be overly enthusiastic about starting an exercise program, which at Read more
  • Botox As A Possible Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
    For those who have hyperhidrosis, Botox can be considered one potential treatment option in controlling sweat glands. Botox injections can help aid in the paralysis of over-exerting sweat glands, which Read more
  • 4 Gifts for Happy Feet
    Did you get everything on your holiday wish list this year? Chances are that even if you did, your feet may not have received the special treatment they deserve, especially Read more
  • New Invention of Customized 3D Printed Shoes
    ATOSSA founder and product designer Behrad Ghodsi has purportedly invented a “new generation” of 3D printed shoes, which “embraces each person’s unique form and shapes itself accordingly.” The custom printed Read more
  • Treating Plantar Fasciitis
    With all the extra standing and walking during the holiday season, any pain in the foot becomes a more debilitating problem.  Sufferers of plantar fasciitis usually experience sharp, stabbing pains Read more
  • North America has Largest Market for Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics
    According to a recent global study on Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), North America has the biggest market for rheumatoid arthritis therapeutics. Europe follows at second. An increasing number of patients with Read more

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