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  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency

    Venous insufficiency is a condition in which the veins have problems sending blood from the legs back to the heart.1 The blood vessels in your legs have one-way valves in them that prevent blood from flowing backward. When these valves aren't functioning properly venous insufficiency occurs with blood pooling in the veins, causing symptoms.

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  • How an Achilles Tendon Rupture Is Treated Without Surgery

    An Achilles tendon rupture is a traumatic injury that can cause significant disability after it occurs. This condition typically happens without warning and can make it challenging to walk or bear weight through your leg.

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  • What Is Pitting Edema?

    Pitting edema occurs because of a buildup of fluids that causes swelling, usually in the lower body. Edema is called "pitting" when there's enough swelling to cause a “pit" when pressing on the affected area. Non-pitting edema doesn’t leave a mark and is usually caused by fluids with relatively higher protein and salt content.

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  • Can Orthotics Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    While there is no cure for RA, there are various treatments available to help you manage disease progression, reduce pain, and help you stay active. Orthotic treatments are one of the non-surgical and non-medication options you might consider if the joints of your feet are affected by rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • Physical Therapy for a Broken Ankle

    A broken ankle can severely limit your ability to perform basic functional tasks like running and walking. This painful injury can cause loss of lower extremity strength, range of motion, and pain. These impairments can make performing your normal everyday activities difficult or impossible.

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