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Hammertoe Surgery

Overview A Hammer toes is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, so that hammertoe it resembles a hammer. Initially, hammer toes are flexible and can be corrected with simple measures but,...

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Hammer Toe Signs And Symptoms

Overview A #LINK is a common and painful deformity in the three middle toes where they appear to always be bent. Causes of hammer toes include shoes that don?t fit properly, foot injuries, bunions and rheumatoid arthritis. Having toe joints sticking out...

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Find Out About Over-Pronation Of The Feet

Overview Over-pronation is very common and affects millions of Australians. To better understand this condition, we'll take a closer look at the 3 most common foot types. An estimated 70% of the population has fallen arches (or a low arch). Only 20% have...

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Addressing Calcaneal Apophysitis

Overview This is a condition that is quite often misdiagnosed as growing pains this generally affects boys more than it may affects girls, especially between the ages of 9 and 15. This is a common disease in children that play the following sports. Soccer....

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Pain In The Arches Cause And Effect

Overview The elastic covering on the sole of the foot--the plantar fascia--runs the length of the foot and holds up the arch. When this shock-absorbing pad becomes inflamed, this is called plantar fasciitis, causing a dull ache along the length of the...

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Achilles Tendon Physical Therapy Exercises

Overview Achilles tendinitis is inflammation of the Achilles tendon, the fibrous tissue that connects the heel to the calf muscles. This condition is often caused by irritation of the tendon and typically affects those who play sports. However, older...

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