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Gout vs. Bursitis

http://www.belmarrahealth.com/gout-vs-bursitis-differences-in-symptoms-causes-and-treatments/

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Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus

Osteochondral lesions or osteochondritis dessicans involves injuries to the talus and overlying cartilage. It is often described as fracture the talar cartilage. Talus is the bottom bone of the ankle joint. Much of this bone is covered with cartilage. Talus along with tibia and fibula make up an ankle joint. The blood supply to talus is poor compared to other bones and therefore injuries to talus are more difficult to heal. Etiology of osteochondral lesions has been debated but trauma (such as ankle sprain) is implicated in many cases as the causative agent. Common symptoms include prolonged pain, swelling, instability…

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Gout

http://www.westmanjournal.com/opinion/columnists/are-you-at-risk-for-gout-1.2289183

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Neuroma

A neuroma or a “pinched nerve is a painful condition that commonly occurs in feet. It can also be described as benign growth of nerve tissue that forms between the toes, most frequently between the third and fourth toes. The major symptom associated with a neuroma is pain between the toes while walking. At times, the patient will describe the pain as similar to having a stone in his or her shoe. It is more common to occur in women. High heeled and narrow shoes can make symptoms worse. Causes Neuromas form in response to irritation, pressure or injury to…

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Achilles tendon injuries

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-01-achilles-tendon-injuries.html

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Auto Draft

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Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is seen very often by podiatrists. It is more common in men than in women and more common in young adults.According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, 3 percent of the population suffers from hyperhidrosis. There is no etiology of excessive sweating but it seems to be an inherited problem. Most people sweat when it’s hot out, but people with hyperhidrosis sweat excessively almost all the time. Due to excessive sweating, feet can appear whitish, with moist appearance. Foot infections can occur as constant moistness can break skin easily allowing bacteria to penetrate easily. Foot odor is…

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Auto Draft

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Auto Draft

Charcot Arthropathy It is a condition caused by weakening of the bones in the foot along with neuropathy or loss of sensation. Most common causes of charcot is diabetes. Other causes include syringomyelia, alcoholism, tabes dorsalis, steroids, infection, trauma etc. Diabetes causes changes in circulation which leads to weakening of the bones and increased sugar in your body will eventually lead to neuropathy. When there is repititive trauma on foot with weak bones and neuropathy, it leads to fractures and dislocations therefore causing Charcot deformity. Charcot arthropathy may affect any part of the foot and ankle, including the midfoot, hindfoot,…

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Ankle injuries

http://www.dariennewsonline.com/news/article/Ankle-Injuries-10822677.php

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