FOOT FACTS

Below is a collection of our FACT Friday social media posts. Remember to like us on Facebook and Instagram so you can see our foot and ankle related facts posted every Friday!

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8.16.19

It's back to school time, so be sure to follow these tips this season in order to protect your child's ankles!

Plantar Fasciiis, Achilles Tendonitis, Baxter's Neuritis, Heel Pain

6.21.19

Insertional Achilles Tendonitis, Baxter's Neuritis, and Plantar Fasciitis are common causes of heel pain.

Necrotizing Fasciitis

5.31.19

Today is Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day, so Dr. Baxter provides facts about this life-threatening infection.

What is a podiatrist? Why should I see a podiatrist? What does a podiatrist treat?

5.10.19

Dr. Baxter explains how a podiatrist is trained, why you should see a podiatrist, and what a podiatrist treats.

Warning Signs for Kids Feets

2.22.19

The American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons offer 5 warning signs parents should watch for in their kids.

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7.19.19

Did you know that we can perform a procedure to permanently prevent ingrown toenails?

Common Runner Foot & Ankle Injuries

6.14.19

The popularity of marathons among beginning runners has contributed to the increase in stress injuries seen by foot & ankle surgeons. 

How to Choose a Good Shoe, Supportive Shoes

5.24.19

Dr. Baxter explains how to choose a supportive shoe and discusses what you should avoid when choosing a shoe.

Foot and Ankle Lawnmower Accidents

5.3.19

More than 37,000 Americans suffer a power mower-related injury each year. Be sure to protect your feet and ankles by following these precautions!

Peripheral Artery Disease, decreased blood flow, cold feet, restless legs, gangrene, smokers, diabetes, seniors, Coronary Artery Disease

2.15.19

Peripheral Artery Disease is a leading cause of lower extremity amputations.

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7.12.19

A bunion is a bony bump that is noticed on the side of the foot where the big toe joins to the foot.

Protecting your feet at the beach

6.7.19

FACT offers a few do's and dont's for protecting your feet at the beach this summer.

Different Types of Shoe Inserts

5.17.19

How do you know which shoe inserts to choose? Dr. Baxter provides some facts about them that should help you.

Tips for working on your feet for extended periods of time

3.1.19

Dr. Baxter has three tips for people who work on their feet for extended periods of time.

Dinosaur Foot Facts

2.8.19

Brachiosaurus brancai is the tallest mounted dinosaur in the world. The first toe on its front foot and first three toes on its hind feet were clawed.