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Morton’s Neuroma

A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in different areas around the body. At Foot & Ankle Clinics of Utah, we’re concerned with a specific neuroma known as Morton’s neuroma. It is the most common neuroma in the body and occurs on the nerve between the third and fourth toes.  Morton’s …

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The Pain of the Sprain

Just about everyone has sprained their ankle at one time or another, but there is some misunderstanding about what’s involved. Is it a muscle thing or a ligament thing? Are the bones involved? Since we see lots of severely sprained ankles at our five Foot & Ankle Clinics locations, let’s get into what happens with …

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Orthotics and Your Feet

Everyone has heard of orthotics, special shoes or heel inserts that are typically custom made for the patient. The goal of using an orthotic is to correct an abnormal, or irregular, walking pattern. At Foot & Ankle Clinics of Utah, we use orthotics to treat a variety of foot problems, but they can also help …

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Heel Spurs are the Patsy

In crime movies or political thrillers there’s often a patsy, someone who takes the fall but didn’t actually do anything. In the world of heel pain, the patsy would be the heel spur. At Foot & Ankle Clinics of Utah, we treat heel pain from all sorts of causes with conservative treatments and occasionally surgery. …

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The Bend of a Bunion

Bunions are the bane of every woman who works in an occupation that demands her to be on her feet. That’s not necessarily the cause, but the pain makes it difficult to find shoes that can be worn pain free. A bunion develops on the inside of the foot at the big toe joint. Pressure …

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The Bent Toe of a Hammertoe

A hammertoe is a foot deformity that occurs due to an imbalance in the muscles, tendons, or ligaments that normally hold the toe straight. These occur in the second, third, or fourth toes. Hammertoes are flexible initially and can be corrected with simple measures. But if left untreated they can become fixed and require surgery. …

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Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Foot & Ankle Procedures. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and …

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