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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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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Leg Cramps at Night: Getting to the Bottom of Sharp, Aching Pain

    Nocturnal (nighttime) leg cramps are painful muscle contractions of the calf, thigh, or foot muscles at night that can last several seconds or minutes.1 They often occur without warning and while resting in bed.

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  • What Is an Anterior Tibialis Tendon Rupture?

    A tibialis anterior tendon rupture is a rare injury that causes sudden pain in the front of your ankle and trouble moving your foot.The tibialis anterior tendon attaches a muscle in the front of your shin to the front of your foot. If the tendon tears, it can cause pain and trouble doing normal activities like walking and running.

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