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Your Feet Reflect Your Health

Your feet carry you through your day, but did you know that they can also provide information about your overall health? We identify foot symptoms that can signal a medical problem.

Body awareness is critical to maintaining health. One way to check the state of your health is through a quick review of your feet. Together, the feet contain about a quarter of your bones, 33 of your joints, 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and an array of nerves and blood vessels linking your feet to your heart, spine, and brain. A regular peek at your feet can help you to identify small problems before they develop into serious health issues. Here are some symptoms to look for:

If you are experiencing symptoms that don’t seem to be connected to your daily activities, consult an orthopedic foot specialist. The earlier a problem is caught and corrected, the sooner you can reclaim a healthy, pain-free lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics offers personalized foot and ankle expertise

Our fellowship-trained foot and ankle physicians understand that your mobility depends on the health of your feet and ankles. If you have suffered an injury or are experiencing symptoms that make walking painful, our team of foot and ankle specialists can help with conservative treatment, seasoned surgical teams, and expert rehabilitation support. Summit Orthopedics specialists have the expertise to evaluate your discomfort and develop a plan to quickly and safely get you back on your feet and on your way.

Start your journey to optimal foot health. Find your foot and ankle expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNPlymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.

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