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Teaching is a fundamental part of our society. I really enjoy teaching. I feel that passing knowledge on is imperative. Especially in training future doctors, it's important that they know the correct way to treat patients before going out on their own. During my years as...

This is a project Dr. Wally Strash has been involved with developing with Nvision. "It's gratifying to see this device obtain FDA approval and know that it will help patients," he says.FIRST LAPIDUS WEDGE WITH AN FDA LENGTHENING REFERENCE, LAUNCHEDELIZABETH HOFHEINZ, M.P.H., M.ED.San Antonio, Texas-based...

A hammertoe is a deformity that causes the toe to bend or contract downward instead of pointing straight. This deformity can affect any of the lesser toes of the foot - toes 2 through 5. We see hammertoes most commonly of the second or third toe. It's...

This is your year. New Year, New You is just going to be a motto, it’s a new way of life. You’ve got yourself  a membership to a gym, and this year it’s actually sticking.  You wouldn’t go so far as to say that you enjoy...

Repetive Impact Can Increase Risk of DamageStress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners. Walkers are also prone to stress fractures especially people who walk daily for exercise and may be using less than supportive shoes. Another name for...

The classic bunion is a bump on the side of the great toe joint. Although it’s described that way, it’s much more. This bump represents an actual deviation of the 1st metatarsal. In addition, there is also deviation of the great toe toward the second...

You may have never heard of a tarsal coalition, but if you have flat feet, there's a one in four chance that you have one. In fact 3% to 5% of the whole population has a tarsal coalition. The bones in the back of the foot...

What is the Achilles Tendon? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. The Achilles tendon runs down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Also called the heel cord, the Achilles...

With technology, driving, ordering food to our homes, and Amazon, how many of us still get the basics? Basics like walking, eating healthy foods, drinking enough water and getting fresh air and sunshine. Basics. Modern conveniences can be wonderful but they also make us complacent...