2017

Does A Family History Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Doom A Person To Bunions?

For years, doctors have noted a connection between rheumatoid arthritis and the development of bunions. They have also noticed that a family history of this form of arthritis often causes it to occur in later generations. But does this mean a person is doomed to bunions as well? And is surgery inevitable? Genetics Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious problem that causes serious pain and even physical deformations in the body. Read More 

Varicose Veins And Obesity: Ease The Pain In Your Feet And Ankles?

If the veins in your feet and ankles begin to knot up and twist, you may wonder if your weight has something to do with it. Those abnormal veins in your feet and ankles are called varicose veins. People who are overweight may develop varicose veins over time. Here are things to know about the varicose veins in your feet and ankles and what steps you can take to treat them. Read More 

Ways To Tell If You Broke Or Sprained Your Ankle

If you hurt your ankle, it's easy to assume that it's a sprain. However, it may not be a sprain. You may have broken your foot. What are some ways that you can tell whether or not it's broken or sprained? Sprain A sprain is a soft tissue injury. It happens when you overextend or tear one of the ligaments in the joint. Ligaments are a fibrous type of muscle that are designed to hold your bones and joints together. Read More