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Osteoarthritis of The Feet: An Overview

Arthritis is a general term used for more than hundred group diseases involving the joints; it typically refers to degeneration or inflammation of the cartilage, bones and other structures which make up the joint itself, and has many possible causes. … Continue reading

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Non-Surgical And Surgical Treatment Of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage in a joint becomes worn or thin. Cartilage is the shiny smooth connective tissue present on the joints on the ends of bones, protecting and aiding in smooth gliding movement of the joints. The deterioration … Continue reading

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Gout – it’s like pounding a nail into my big toe

“My big toe won’t even fit into my shoe!” I remember a 300 pound Hawaiian football player on crutches, tears in his eyes, with the toe of his tennis shoe cut out so it wouldn’t touch his foot.  The typical … Continue reading

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She just wanted to rock the drug babies.

She lived to rock the drug babies,  a patient I’ll never forget from years ago. Then she was 88 and has since passed on. I’ll always remember her as an example of the many people who are patients and friends, … Continue reading

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Heel pain in the morning

“I can’t even stand on my heel in the morning!” Heel pain on the bottom of your heel often is due to a condition called plantar fasciitis (‘fash-ee-itis’). Pain from plantar fasciitis is a sharp or stabbing pain felt on the … Continue reading

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