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Foot & Ankle Pain? Learn about the causes and treatment for foot and ankle pain.

Dr. Daniel M. Dean shares the latest health information about advanced foot and ankle care, offering advanced treatment options to help you get back on your feet again.

  • The Connection Between Your Feet and Your Heart Health

    The Connection Between Your Feet and Your Heart Health

    February is American Hearth Month! To recognize this, we want to highlight the relationship between our feet and our heart. Although it may not seem like it, our bodies are extremely interconnected as every part of our body can affect another.

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  • Comparing Total Ankle Replacement to Ankle Fusion

    Comparing Total Ankle Replacement to Ankle Fusion

    Arthritis of the ankle is common as we age due to the ankle’s role in supporting the bulk of our body weight as we walk. Two surgeries are most commonly used to treat advanced ankle arthritis including total ankle replacement and ankle fusion surgery.

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  • Aging Gracefully with Proper Foot and Ankle Care

    Aging Gracefully with Proper Foot and Ankle Care

    Aging is a natural and beautiful part of life, but we may see some changes in our bodies. Our feet and ankles are no exception to this as wear and tear in these joints is expected. But with proper foot and ankle care, aging can be an extremely graceful process.

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  • The Most Common Foot Problems and Treatment Options

    The Most Common Foot Problems and Treatment Options

    Our feet are remarkable, carrying us over thousands of miles throughout our lifetime. Because of the large load that we put on our feet, they are prone to various foot problems that may disrupt our quality of life. Fortunately, lots of these foot conditions are treatable if the right steps are taken.

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  • The Crucial Role of Physical Therapy in Ankle Replacement Surgery

    The Crucial Role of Physical Therapy in Ankle Replacement Surgery

    It’s Physical Therapy Awareness Month! To celebrate, let’s highlight the crucial role that physical therapy plays in ankle replacement surgery.

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  • What Causes Bunions?

    What Causes Bunions?

    Did you know that an estimated 1 in 3 adults over 65 years old experience bunions?1 Bunions are not only prevalent in older adults though, as adults of all ages can develop bunions. But what exactly is the cause of bunions?

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  • Does Your Diet Affect Your Feet?

    Does Your Diet Affect Your Feet?

    You are what you eat, and that includes your feet! Most people associate a good diet with weight loss or heart health, but actually, your diet can affect a lot of your body, including your feet.

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  • What to Expect after Ankle Replacement Surgery

    What to Expect after Ankle Replacement Surgery

    Ankle replacement surgery can sound daunting, especially when you are unsure of what to expect following the procedure. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

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  • When Can I Drive after Foot Surgery?

    When Can I Drive after Foot Surgery?

    If you have recently undergone foot surgery or are preparing for it, you may be wondering when it would be safe for you to get back behind the wheel. Driving is often an everyday necessity for individuals who work, travel, run errands, and engage in social activities.

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  • Top Treatments for Ankle Arthritis

    Top Treatments for Ankle Arthritis

    It is Arthritis Awareness Month! Arthritis is a condition that affects about 1 in 4 adults in the US, so it is important to educate ourselves on this condition. Arthritis of the ankle is a painful and debilitating condition where the cartilage lining the ankle joint becomes damaged over time.

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