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Blog posts tagged with 'arch binder'

Do I have a metatarsal stress fracture?

What is a metatarsal stress fracture? This article explores the onset, symptoms and treatment options for metatarsal stress fractures.

Metatarsal Stress Fractures

The metatarsal bones are the long bones that extend from the mid-arch to the ball of the foot. Ideally, the five metatarsal bones share load applied to the forefoot. In cases where one metatarsal bone carries increased load, the bone fails to successfully carry that load and undergoes a stress reaction. This stress reaction results in a small crack in the metatarsal bone.

Forefoot Compression Devices - indications for treatment

Compression of the midfoot and forefoot is an integral part of treating both acute and chronic problems of the foot. Indications for midfoot and forefoot compression include midfoot arthritis, non-displaced midfoot fractures or resolved Charcot joints. Indication for compression of the forefoot include management of swelling or metatarsal fractures. Which device is best for your needs? Let's take a look at each of the compression devices we provide on Myfootshop.com.

Midfoot osteoarthritis - Treatment options

Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of midfoot arthritis. Osteoarthritis is often due to a previous injury but for many patients, they may simply be genetically predisposed to osteoarthritis. This article explores treatment options for arthritis of the foot.