Bunions are common, annoying and painful. Just because you have one doesn’t mean you should rush to surgery. But don’t ignore it either, as untreated bunions can lead to other foot deformities.
Arthritis in your ankles has many causes. You might develop ankle arthritis after a fracture, as a consequence of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis or another cause. Or, you might have degenerative arthritis due to a cause that may never be known. Treatment for ankle arthritis depends on the extent of your symptoms.
The syndesmotic ligament connects the two bones of the leg; this is often referred to as the ankle sydesmosis, or just syndesmosis. Syndesmosis ligament injuries often occur in conjunction with other ankle injuries, including sprains and fractures.1 If a damaged syndesmosis is left untreated, poor results often occur.
The arch of the foot is an area along the bottom of the foot between the ball and the heel. Pain in the arch of the foot is a common problem, especially among athletes.
Here are 10 easy-to-do foot exercises that can help relieve pain, increase mobility, and possibly slow the progression of your bunion.
When Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant collapsed to the court in Game 5 of the NBA Finals last month, many people watching knew right away what he had done.