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A Consumer Guide to Foot Care

This comprehensive site is dedicated to helping you gain a better understanding of our feet, the problems that can afflict them, and the treatment options available to keep us mobile. You’ll learn all about the way the feet function, and the importance of maintaining proper foot hygiene.

We’ve taken the time to separate the different regions of the foot in order to help you narrow down your search for articles about a specific problem or condition. Our informative articles describe the symptoms, causes, and treatment options available for each of these conditions. You’ll also learn more about what to expect when visiting your podiatrist or foot doctor.

Sprained Ankle

Sprained ankles are the most common injury podiatrists deal with every day. There are various ways to sprain your ankle. Learn more about symptoms, causes of sprained ankles, and about the treatment options that are available to get you walking in no time.

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Foot Pain

Foot pain can sometimes be a sign of an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Find out when to see your doctor, and much more.


Many people use orthotics to improve the function and stability of their feet. Learn about the various types of orthotics used to help restore mobility.


There are five metatarsals in all. The metatarsals are the long bones located in our feet, between the tarsal (ankle) bones and the phalanges (toes).

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