News tagged with foot

Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcers

While wearing appropriate footwear can help treat and prevent diabetic foot ulcers, the leading cause of limb amputation among people with diabetes, noncompliance continues to be an issue, especially among those with loss ...

Feb 08, 2017
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Soldiering on with PTSD

It was late 2012 and I was commanding an infantry company in Kandahar. At night, when we came back from foot patrols, five of us would build a small fire in the corner of the outpost. We'd light scraps of wood inside half ...

Jan 30, 2017
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Protecting ankles, feet from winter's assaults

(HealthDay)—From broken bones to frostbite, you're at extra risk for foot and ankle injuries during winter. But you can protect yourself, according to a surgeon who specializes in podiatry.

Jan 11, 2017
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