Teenage Foot Pain – Tarsal Coalitions

Foot and Ankle Pain in Teenagers and Older Children Do you remember when you were a teenager: the questions, the doubts, the fear you experienced? With all the things our children must learn and accept in our complex society today, the least of their concerns should be problems with...

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Do I Have to Keep Wearing My Orthotics if My Feet Feel Better?

“Do I Need to Wear My Orthotics Forever?” We hear this question fairly regularly at our Seattle foot and ankle clinic and the answer is an unequivocal “maybe, maybe not”. Most orthotic wearers can be put into one of two categories: Those with severe mechanical abnormalities of the feet...

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Flip Flops and Sandals for Ball of Foot Pain | Podiatrist Recommended

Best Sandals and Flip-flops to Relieve Ball of Foot Pain The ball of the foot is the area directly under the metatarsal heads on the bottom of your foot. You can see the area highlighted in figure 1. Ball of foot pain is usually caused by too much pressure...

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