Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

 

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August Articles 2014
... Sesamoiditis Sesamoiditis is a condition that affects the joint that is just behind the big toe in the area known as the ball of the foot...

Sesamoid Troubles End Zeid’s Season
...Zeid has sesamoiditis in both feet...

September Articles 2014
... Sesamoiditis Sesamoiditis is a condition that affects the joint that is just behind the big toe in the area known as the ball of the foot...

Bilateral Sesamoiditis Ends Season for MLB Player
Houston Astros player Josh Zeid will miss the rest of the season to get surgery to attend to his sesamoiditis, which he has in both of his feet...

What is Sesamoiditis?
...When the tendons surrounding the sesamoids become inflamed or irritated, sesamoiditis is the result...

Early Treatment Essential for Capsulitis
...Since these symptoms can indicate other disorders such as Morton’s Neuroma or sesamoiditis, it’s important to get a correct diagnosis of your condition before treatment can begin to alleviate the symptoms...

Treating Sesamoid Injuries
...At New England Foot & Ankle Specialists, we find risk factors that make patients more likely to injure the sesamoids include: Participating in sports and activities that put significant pressure or impact on the big toe and forefoot, such as ballet, football, running, basketball and tennis Having high arches Frequently wearing high heeled shoes There are several types of injuries that can occur to the sesamoids and the bones and tendons surround them including fractures, inflammation (sesamoiditis) and Turf Toe...

Basketball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Field Hockey Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...   Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Football Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Lacrosse Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...   Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Rugby Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running and Track Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, capsulitis of the second toe, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Running Injuries
...  Runners are susceptible to overuse injuries including heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, neuromas, MPJ capsulitis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children/adolescents...

Sesamoid Injuries in the Foot
... Sesamoiditis...

Soccer Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
... Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Tennis Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

Volleyball Injuries to the Foot and Ankle
...  Overuse and excessive training can lead to heel pain (plantar fasciitis), Achilles tendonitis, sesamoiditis, stress fractures, posterior tibial tendonitis (or PTTD), and calcaneal apophysitis in children and adolescents...

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