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What is Charcot foot?

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=6d06e1c8-b017-4764-a060-b76fe7982f4d#.WsJ_tdTwbRZ  Early treatment is important for this complication of diabetes. Charcot foot is a problem often associated with nerve damage caused by diabetes. Nerve damage contributes to Charcot foot by causing a loss of sensation. As a result, people may continue to walk or put pressure on the foot even after an injury such […]

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6 steps for playground safety

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8541800b-50dc-4185-a036-7b5c671ac966#.WsJ_A9TwbRZ  For kids, the return of warmer weather means more time for fun at the playground. But it also means more chances for getting hurt. More than 200,000 U.S. children ages 14 and under are brought to emergency departments each year for playground-related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here […]

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