Swollen Ankles: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
This fluid buildup can have a number of different causes, most notably insufficiency of the venus system, water retention secondary to heart, kidney, liver, or endocrine disease, as well as local musculoskeletal issues such as trauma, infections, or tumors.
Symptoms , Treatment And Prevention
Charcot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT, is inherited peripheral neuropathy and is found worldwide among all races and ethnic groups. Discovered in 1886 by three physicians, Jean-Martin Charcot, Pierre Marie, and Howard Henry Tooth, CMT affects an estimated 2.6 million people.
General Complications following Foot Surgery
Complications can occur following any foot operation. The common complications to all foot operations have been outlined below. However, there are specific complications to each individual procedure and anyone considering foot surgery should ensure they are aware of these before undergoing surgery.
Subungual Hematoma: Treating Runner’s Toe
Many runners, at some point during their running career, will experience a black toenail (aka a subungual hematoma or runner’s toe). During my last half marathon, I actually developed two! Although the nail changes may not always cause pain, they should not be ignored.