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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery

Foot Disorders

(Jump to: Anatomy | Find a Foot Doctor | Injuries | General Information | Pain | Surgery

Specific Foot Disorders: Arch Disorders | Arthritis | Bunions | Bursitis | Corns & Calluses | Extra Bones | Foot Drop | Ganglion | Plantar Fasciitis | Neuromas | Tendon Disorders | Toe Disorders )

Anatomy of the Foot
Foot Anatomy:Orthogate

Find a Foot Doctor
Foot and Ankle Clinic:Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
Find a Podiatrist:American Podiatric Medical Association
Find an ACFAS Physician:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Find an Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle MD/DO:American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

General Information About Foot Disorders
Foot and Ankle:AAOS
Foot Problems, Self-Care
Orthotic Devices:AAOS
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Injection of the Ankle and Foot:American Academy of Family Physicians
Your Feet: Questions You Have, Answers You Need:netLibrary
Foot Injuries and Disorders:MedlinePlus
Foot Health:MedlinePlus
Heel Injuries and Disorders:MedlinePlus

Foot Pain
Foot Pain:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Pain in the Ball of the Foot (Metatarsalgia):Merck Manual, Home Edition
Heel Pain:AAOS
Sever's Disease: A Common Cause of Heel
Sever's Syndrome:Orthogate
Diagnosing Heel Pain in Adults:American Academy of Family Physicians
See also Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Injuries
Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures:AAOS
Fracture of the Talus:AAOS
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fracture:AAOS
Stress Fracture:Calgary Foot Clinic
Toe and Forefoot Fractures:AAOS
Toe and Metatarsal Fractures:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Puncture Wounds:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Arch Disorders
Adult (Acquired) Flatfoot:AAOS
Flexible Flatfoot:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Pediatric Flatfoot:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Flexible Flatfoot in Children:AAOS
Cavus Foot (High-Arched Foot):American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Charcot Foot:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Arthritis of the Foot
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle:AAOS
Osteoarthritis of the Foot and Ankle:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle:AAOS
Hallux Rigidus:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus):AAOS
Hallux Rigidus:Orthogate

Bunions (Hallux Abducto Valgus):American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Bunion/Hallux Valgus:Orthogate
Tailor's Bunion:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Bunionette (Tailor's Bunion):Orthogate
Bunion Surgery:AAOS

Retrocalcaneal Bursitis:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Haglund's Deformity (Pump Bump):American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Haglund's Deformity of the Foot:Orthogate

Corns and Calluses
Corns and Calluses:Mayo Clinic
Corns:Cleveland Clinic
Calluses:Cleveland Clinic

Extra Bones
Accessory Navicular Problems:Orthogate

Foot Drop
Foot Drop:NINDS
Drop Foot (Foot Drop) and Steppage Gait (Footdrop Gait):SpineUniverse

Ganglion Cyst:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis:AAOS
Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis):American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Heel Pain Due to Plantar Fasciitis:UpToDate Patient Information
Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain):Orthogate
Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis:American Academy of Family Physicians
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy: Hope or Hype?:Podiatry Today

Morton's Neuroma:AAOS
Morton's Neuroma:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Interdigital Neuroma(Morton's Neuroma):Orthogate

Tendon Disorders
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction:AAOS
Posterior Tibial Tendon Problems:Orthogate
Sesamoid Problems:Orthogate

Toe Disorders
Claw Toe:AAOS
Hammertoes:American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Clawtoes and Hammertoes:Orthogate
Ingrown Toenail:AAOS
Ingrown Toenail:Orthogate
Subungual Exostosis:Calgary Foot Clinic
Toe Injuries and Disorders:MedlinePlus

Foot Surgery
Forefoot Surgery:American Podiatric Medical Association
Rearfoot Surgery:American Podiatric Medical Association
See also specific foot disorders above

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