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26Jan, 2017

Why Do My Feet Hurt When I Run? – EHI Health Care

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Runners generally have a love-hate relationship with their feet, and there is a delicate balance between training well and overdoing it. Many runners will experience foot pain from running, but why? EHI Health Care in Austin, Texas is here to share a few of the most common sources of foot pain for runners:   Stress Fractures So maybe you were trying to do too much, too fast – in turn putting too much pressure on your feet – or maybe you just stepped in a pothole and landed funny. Both […]
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17Jan, 2017

5 Early Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel – EHI Health Care

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome affects millions of Americans a year, but many don’t know they have it until it is severe. Know the early warning signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and get treatment from EHI Health Care – the hand specialists in Austin – before symptoms worsen: Tingling Sensations & Numbness Many suffering from the early stages of carpal tunnel will begin to experience tingling or numbness in their thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger, or even the palm of the hand. This is due to inflammation of the tissue around […]
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5Jan, 2017

Why At-Home Treatments Rarely Work for Plantar Wart Removal – EHI Health Care

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If you are suffer from plantar warts, you’ve likely tried all of the over-the-counter cures for plantar wart removal, hoping for relief from your foot pain and unsightly spots on the bottom of your foot.   Unfortunately, plantar warts are rarely treated with over-the-counter remedies because they are not traditional warts. But here’s some good news: EHI Health Care in Austin and San Antonio, Texas can help. Let us give you the rundown on plantar warts. Read on –   What are Plantar Warts? Plantar warts grow on the bottom […]
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21Dec, 2016

5 Exercises to Prevent Ankle Injuries – EHI Health Care

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Ankle injuries are common because our ankle joint is the first joint to hit the ground when walking or running. If the ankle is not properly stretched or the muscles surrounding it are weak, then our bodies are even more susceptible to ankle injuries. EHI Health Care in Austin, TX suggests always properly stretching and exercising your ankles before any sort of physical activity. Here are 5 simple exercises to prevent future ankle injuries: Calf Raises: While standing with your hands holding onto a chair or table, carefully lift and […]
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15Dec, 2016

Suffering from Thumb Arthritis? EHI Health Care Can Help.

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When you suffer from thumb arthritis, your quality of life is diminished. Pain, numbness, and loss of strength are just a few of the symptoms you live with every day. EHI Health Care is here to tell you that can all change with one non-invasive procedure!   Thumb arthritis is a common issue we see at EHI Health Care, and we specialize in Anthroscopic Joint Refurfacing (Anthroscopic Interpositional Arthroplasty) to treat it. Traditional open surgery methods for curing arthritis in the thumb may include multiple incisions, arthritic bone removal, ligament resurfacing, […]
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7Dec, 2016

Are these Shoes Causing Foot Issues? – EHI Health Care

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Shoes are a vice for many – particularly women. We love cute shoes, but rarely consider if they are offering the proper support to prevent foot issues. EHI Health Care specializes in foot pain relief in Austin, and we’re telling you now, these shoes could be causing your foot problems:   Culprit #1: The High Heels High heels force all the pressure and weight to the front of the foot, creating uneven weight distribution and often resulting in foot issues. Not to mention, the front of a high heel shoe […]
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27Nov, 2016

Benefits of Endoscopic Cupital Tunnel Release with EHI Health Care

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When you experience unwanted hand and upper extremity pain, you often assume the pain will go away with rest and a little TLC. But what if it doesn’t?   Cupital Tunnel Syndrome Damage to the ulnar nerve – the nerve that passes through the inside of the elbow – can often cause Cupital Tunnel Syndrome. The pain you experience from Cupital Tunnel Syndrome can feel similar to bumping your funny bone and can also cause numbness in your ring finger and little finger.   If you are concerned about Cupital […]
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16Nov, 2016

What is the Right Amount of Calcium for Hand and Foot Health?

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When our patients at EHI Health Care begin experiencing hand or foot pain, they rarely associate that pain with their diet. However, having too little/too much of certain nutrients can wreck havoc in more ways than you realize. Calcium is one such mineral that we all need. The Got Milk? Campaign has done an excellent job educating us on the value of milk and calcium to a healthy lifestyle, but what is the right amount? Let’s explore how the amount of calcium can affect your overall health, including the health of your […]
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7Nov, 2016

Is it Carpal Tunnel or Pronator Syndrome? – EHI Health Care

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There are a lot of syndromes and upper extremity issues that mimic each other, and without professional guidance, it can be difficult to distinguish what is truly going on when you have a hand or arm injury.   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs. Pronator Syndrome Two such syndromes that can be difficult to self diagnose are carpal tunnel syndrome and pronator teres syndrome. Carpal tunnel and pronator syndromes are commonly mistaken for one another because both involve tingling and numbness in the forearm, thumb, and 3 larger fingers – not the […]
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21Oct, 2016

Suffering from Bunions? EHI Health Care Can Help!

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Let’s face it. Bunions are a nuisance. Some might think this frustrating foot ailment is common place and unpreventable – but think again. EHI Health Care is a leader in treating foot injuries such as bunions, warts, corns, plantar fasciitis, and more, and we can shed some light on the causes of bunions and treatment options available: Bunion Causes Typically speaking, bunions are caused by one the following: Family History: Okay, so this one may not be preventable. Check with your parents, grandparents, and other relatives to see if there is […]
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