Leg, Foot, and Ankle Health

Your legs, feet, and ankles make up the foundation that helps you stay active. Explore common conditions like plantar fasciitis and sprains that can cause pain, and learn about how they're treated.

Explore Leg, Foot & Ankle

heel spur
What Is a Heel Spur?
arch pain
The Causes of and Treatments for Arch Pain
foot pain
Pain in Your Foot? Some Possible Causes and Treatments
plantar fasciitis
What Is Plantar Fasciitis and What Can I Do About It?
a physical therapist wrapping a man's foot in bandage
Reasons Why Your Feet or Ankles Are Swollen
Achilles tendonitis
Is Your Foot and Ankle Pain Due to Tendonitis?
a woman's bare feet
6 Signs and Symptoms of Hallux Limitus
Run off your heels
What Does Your Subtalar Joint Do?
medial ankle pain
Syndesmosis Injury to the Ankle Ligaments
Man on the couch with a broken ankle
Learn About Foot and Ankle Stress Fractures Causes and Treatments
Shock Wave Therapy for Tendonitis and Plantar Fasciitis
Can Shock Waves Be an Effective Treatment for Pain?
Man massaging pregnant womans feet
How Swollen Feet and Leg Cramps Are Common in Pregnancy
knee doctor xray
Learn the 4 Reasons Why People Have Bowed Legs
A male person, having metatarsal pain in his left foot. XXL size image.
The Ligaments That Hold Your Ankle Together
Cramp in calf
Medial Gastrocnemius Strain Overview and Treatment
Photo of woman's ankle on treadmill.
Ankle Sprain? Physical Therapy can Help
woman with feet in pool water
Why Do Your Feet Hurt?
Cramp in calf Typical pain in a jogger`s calf. XXL size image.
Is Your Calf Muscle Pain Just a Strain or Something Else?
male doctor examining female patient's leg
Understanding the Osteoarticular Transfer System (OATS) Procedure
Woman performing standing quad stretch
Get a List of the Best Quadriceps Exercises for Stronger Thighs
Straight leg raise test
What Is the Straight Leg Raise Test Used For?
woman pointing toe barefoot
This Extra Bone Can Cause Unusual Pain in the Back of the Ankle
Runner with achilles tendon injury
What to Do When You Tear Your Achilles
Anatomy of an ankle illustration
What Makes Up the Ankle Joint?
Photo of a man holding a painful thigh.
What Is Causing Your Thigh Pain, and What Should You Do About It?
Woman lying on a bed with a broken leg
5 Kinds of Fractures From a Twisted Ankle
x-ray image of bone fracture at 5th Metatarsal left foot
What Are the Causes of the Jones Fracture of the Foot?
Peripheral Cyanosis
What You Need to Know About Peripheral Cyanosis
Is Sciatica the Reason for Your Leg Pain and Tingling?
A man holding his leg in pain
How IT Band Syndrome Can Be Treated
4 Types of Fifth Metatarsal Fracture
Ankle pain
5 Type of Surgeries Used to Treat Ankle Arthritis
Pain in hamstring muscles
Pulled a Hammie? How Physical Therapy Will Work On Your Hamstrings
A healing hip fracture.
These Are the Most Common Fractures of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot
Your PT can assess your knee pain.
Strengthen Your Quads and Minimize Your Joint Stress
ankle pain
What Could Be Causing Your Ankle Pain
Woman's feet with ankle in black brace
Ankle Arthritis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
A woman massaging her foot
Anatomy and Common Injuries of the Feet or Ankles
Close-up of a person's bandaged foot
How to Prevent, Recognize, and Manage Foot Stress Fractures
Typical pain in a male jogger`s achilles tendon.
Why You Need to Avoid Cortisone for an Achilles Injury
Woman rubbing her feet
Nerve Compression Can Causes Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in the Feet
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA Palisades Interstate Park
What Is a Ruptured Achilles Tendon?
Man holding foot
5 Causes of Pain in the Big Toe Joint
The Cardiovascular System
Find Out About Venous Insufficiency and How It's Treated
Photo of a man performing calf raises in a gym.
Anatomy and Function of the Calf Muscle
A person kneels, their foot in the foreground. Their foot has a digital illustration of an glowing red x-ray image, the bones of their foot showing, as though the foot is painful.
Pain on the Bottom of Your Feet: Causes and Treatments
A man massaging his toe cramps
Learn the 5 Reasons Why Your Toes Cramp and How to Get Relief
Young sport woman with injured ankle
What Is Sinus Tarsi Syndrome?
foot pain
3 Types of Foot Pain Due to Nerve Problems
Foot and ankle
Ankle Impingement Caused by Bone Spurs in the Joint
heel pain
What Your Heel Pain May Mean—and What You Can Do About It
Young woman with an injured ankle that is swelling
These Are the Common Causes of Swollen Ankles
a doctor holding a patient's foot
Posterior Heel Pain Is Result of Tendonitis, Bursitis, or Bone Spurs
Typical pain in a jogger's calf
What Could Be Causing Your Calf Pain
torn achilles heel
What Test Is Used to Diagnose a Torn Achilles Tendon?
Sprain of a foot
Fractures of the Shin Bone at the Ankle Joint
foot pain
Discover the Different Causes of Foot Pain
plantar fasciitis, heel pain, thyroid, hypothyroidism
The Most Common Reasons Your Feet May Hurt
Knee examination.
Pinning Down the Cause of Your Leg Pain
remedies for plantar fasciitis
Natural Approaches to Plantar Fasciitis