This is a library of every article written by a FAANT doctor or staff in the last few years. The collection is quite extensive and there are some overlapping articles, but basically this is everything you ever wanted to know about your feet and ankles! Throw in some running and triathlon advice mixed in with all about shoes and socks; and you have a FAANT lasagna of articles. Enjoy!

PS. If you want more content, send us an email and we will blog or write about it.

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  • Painful Lump In Your Arch? Could Be Plantar Fibromatosis Painful lump in your arch? Plantar Fibromatosis. A lump in your arch that is firm and doesn't move. They usually start out as a very small pea sized nodule that increases in size over time.
  • Why is There an Epidemic of Heel Pain? Why is there an epidemic of heel pain? Everyone I talk to has had plantar fasciitis or at least has heard of it. Many can even spell it correctly!
  • A Pain in the Heel: Achilles Burstis is Not Tendonitis! Did you know that there are more than 250,000 Achilles tendon injuries in the United States each year? Of these injuries, almost 25% require some kind of medical intervention to heal. A fully ruptured tendon requires surgery. Most other injuries can be treated conservatively and will resolve without surgery.
  • What is A "Sausage Toe"? Sausage toe is inflammation of the distal interphalangeal joints (tip of your toe and adjacent knuckle) that looks like a sausage or lollipop. Sausage toes should be treated aggressively to decrease the inflammation and joint destruction.
  • Why Do Some Younger People Get Arthritis in Their Ankles? Why do some younger people get arthritis in their ankles? Younger patients can experience arthritis in their ankles. There is no age limit for this painful disorder.

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