Seattle Foot and Ankle Center - J. John Hoy DPM PS Posts

What Are the Peroneal Tendons? A tendon is a band of tissue that connects a muscle to a bone. In the foot, there are two peroneal tendons. They run side-by-side…

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What Is a Neuroma? A neuroma is a thickening of nerve tissue that may develop in various parts of the body. The most common neuroma in the foot is a…

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The structure of your foot is complex, consisting of bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Of the 26 bones in your foot, 19 are toe bones (phalanges) and metatarsal…

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What Is an Ingrown Toenail? When a toenail is ingrown, the nail is curved downward and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). …

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Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis—a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present.  Heel pain may also be due to…

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