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What is Gout ?

Your foot health can be greatly affected by what is going on in the rest of your body.  Gout is a condition that illustrates this principle.   Gout occurs when high levels of uric acid in the body cause a buildup … Continue reading

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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are among the most common sports injuries.  They often occur on the outside of the ankle when the foot rolls outward too far.  The injury is usually followed by swelling, bruising, and severe pain.  The severity of an … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About Feet !

Although foot care is our specialty and focus, we at Tri-State Podiatry truly care about the person attached to those feet. One of the things we enjoy about coming to work each day is not only helping people become more … Continue reading

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Flip-Flop Flaws

Ah, the sweet smell of springtime.  Time to kick off those cramped winter boots, wiggle your toes, and step into some summer footwear.  But before you drag out last season’s tried-and-true flip-flops, take a moment to consider the ways your … Continue reading

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What is Hallux Limitus ?

The great toe (or hallux) is the site of the common disorder hallux limitus.  The condition causes decreased range of motion of the big toe, specifically in the metatarsal-phalangeal joint.  Simply put, hallux limitus is a stiff large toe that … Continue reading

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