• The Benefit of Your Child Walking Barefoot

  • Foot Conditions That Are Associated with Running

  • The Benefits of Podiatric Medicine

  • Symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma

  • Different Types of Ankle Pain

  • Symptoms of Poor Circulation

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The Benefit of Your Child Walking Barefoot

It is known that the feet are comprised of 26 bones and several hundred muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It’s important to pay close attention to your child’s feet, which may ensure they develop normally.

Nov 16th, 2018
Symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma

If you experience pain and discomfort between the third and fourth toes, you may have a condition that is referred to as Morton’s neuroma.

Oct 26th, 2018
Different Types of Ankle Pain

There are several different types of ankle injuries that many people endure. One of the most common is a sprain, and this may be a result of numerous causes.

Oct 19th, 2018
Symptoms of Poor Circulation

If you have poor circulation, it may be indicative of other conditions that may be present in the body. A proper diagnosis is necessary in determining if you may possibly have peripheral artery disease, blood clots, or a heart condition.

Oct 12th, 2018
What is a Plantars Wart?

The location for plantar warts to develop is on the heel of the foot. The wart will typically grow into the foot as a result of the constant pressure the feet endure by standing, walking or running for the majority of the day.

Sep 28th, 2018
Symptoms of an Ingrown Toenail

Many people who have experienced an ingrown toenail are aware of the pain and discomfort that is often associated with this condition. A healthy toenail will grow over the skin and will be normal in appearance.

Sep 21st, 2018
Causes of Blisters

If you’ve worn shoes that fit incorrectly or are too tight, the friction that occurs may cause blisters to form on the toes and feet.

Sep 7th, 2018
How Sesamoiditis Develops

The bones in the body that are connected to the muscles by tendons are referred to as sesamoids. If the tendons in the feet become inflamed, a condition called sesamoiditis may develop.

Aug 31st, 2018
Treating Athlete’s Foot

Athlete's foot, also known as tinea pedis, is a common fungal infection that can affect people who work out at public gyms.

Aug 24th, 2018
Causes of Cracked Heels

Cracked heels can be painful for your feet, and anyone of any age can develop them. This condition may even be made worse by various underlying problems.

Aug 17th, 2018
What Can I Do To Help My Flat Feet?

The middle part of the foot typically consists of a curved structure known as the arch. For patients who have flat feet, the arch is absent and the foot lies completely flat on the ground.

Aug 10th, 2018
The Secret to Avoiding Pain from High Heels

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has been walking around in heeled shoes that are noticeably bigger than the size of her feet. However, the reason for this is because she believes wearing slightly bigger shoes may prevent foot pain.

Jul 20th, 2018
Symptoms of Neuropathy in the Feet

The medical condition referred to as neuropathy is often associated with diabetic patients. This may be a consequence of the inability to control normal insulin levels, and may become more severe in patients who experience high blood pressure.

Jun 29th, 2018
Diabetes and Foot Wounds

If you have diabetes, research has shown that minor cuts and scratches may take longer to heal than for non-diabetics.

Jun 22nd, 2018
The Dangers of Falling

There are several reasons why people fall, including poor vision, ingesting specific medications, or having difficulty in balancing.

Jun 8th, 2018
Dealing with Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a foot injury that is often experienced in those who engage in sports that involve running or walking.

Jun 1st, 2018
Symptoms of an Achilles Tendon Injury

The purpose of the Achilles tendon is to connect the calf muscle to the heel bone. The back of the heel is often the area of discomfort when an injury occurs.

May 25th, 2018
What is Morton’s Neuroma?

There are several nerves that are located between the bones of the foot, and a condition referred to as Morton’s neuroma will typically affect the nerves between the third and fourth toes.

May 18th, 2018
Symptoms of Sesamoiditis

If you experience pain between the ball of the foot and the big toe, you may have a condition referred to as sesamoiditis.

Apr 20th, 2018
How Does A Gout Attack Happen?

If you feel severe pain in your toe and it looks swollen and red, you may have a condition referred to as gout. This ailment is triggered by a buildup of uric acid in the blood, causing small crystals to form and lodge in the joints of the big toe.

Mar 23rd, 2018
Causes of Flat Feet

If the sole of your foot comes in full contact with the ground, you may have a condition referred to as flat feet, or fallen arches.

Mar 16th, 2018
Preventive Measures for Plantar Hyperhidrosis

There are numerous sweat glands in the body, also known as eccrine glands. When these glands are overactive, excessive sweating can come from the feet, which is a condition known as plantar hyperhidrosis.

Mar 2nd, 2018
The Causes of Hammertoe

Hammertoes occur when there is an imbalance in the muscles and ligaments that would normally hold the toe straight.

Feb 16th, 2018
Prevention of Ingrown Toenails

If you’re experiencing red and swollen skin around the nails of the foot, you may have an ingrown toenail. This painful condition often causes an infection and may require removal of the nail.

Feb 9th, 2018
How To Choose Shoes That Fit Well

Several foot conditions may originate from shoes that fit incorrectly. Hammertoes, corns, and bunions are among the ailments that may develop from shoes fitting improperly.

Jan 26th, 2018
What Causes Plantar Warts?

A plantar wart is caused by one of many types of a very common virus. It appears as a thick, callused spot on the sole of the foot and may vary in size, ranging from small to possibly covering most of the sole.

Jan 19th, 2018
How Can My Feet Feel Better?

Standing on your feet all or most of the day often triggers foot pain. An effective way to treat this type of pain may be to incorporate foot exercises into your daily routine.

Jan 5th, 2018
What’s Causing My Heel Pain?

The heel is comprised of numerous tendons, ligaments, and fatty tissue. Common causes of pain in the heel may include a number of foot conditions.

Jan 2nd, 2018
All About Cracked Heels

Cracked heels can be an uncomfortable condition to deal with, though it is a condition that is usually preventable and treatable.

Dec 22nd, 2017
Maintaining Proper Foot Care

Knowing how to take care of your feet is an important step in making sure they’ll function properly and in helping to prevent foot ailments. Here are some tips that will help keep your feet going.

Dec 8th, 2017
Taping and Preventing Blisters on the Feet

Foot blisters can be a difficult thing to prevent and can cause a lot of discomfort. Traditional methods and tools of prevention include multiple layers of socks, foot powder, and pads.

Nov 27th, 2017
Potential Rise in Number of Cases of Athlete’s Foot

Tinea pedis, also known as a fungal infection of the foot, or athlete’s foot, is a very common condition. One health expert estimates that between 15 and 25 percent of people will get athlete’s foot at some point in their life.

Nov 6th, 2017
New Study Seeks Ways to Prevent Stress Fractures

A new study conducted by the University of Oregon, and with the participation of Stanford University, the University of Southern California, and the University of Colorado Boulder, seeks to identify athletes who are likely to develop stress fractures.

Oct 16th, 2017
Dealing With Heel Pain

Plantar fasciitis, one of the most common causes of heel pain, is a common condition among runners and athletes, those who are overweight, and people who have to stand all day.

Oct 2nd, 2017
How to Lessen the Effects of Gout

Gout, a type of arthritis, can be very painful for those who suffer from it. It’s caused when uric acid crystals build up in the joint, creating inflammation and pain.

Sep 19th, 2017
Tips for Avoiding Running Injuries

Even when a runner takes precautions, it's not uncommon for them to still suffer an injury. However do not let this deter you from running. While pre-workout stretching won’t prevent every injury, it is still important to do it.

Sep 11th, 2017
Caring for Diabetic Feet

People with diabetes should be very careful when dealing with their feet, as diabetes can create foot complications.

Aug 28th, 2017
How to Care for Your Child’s Feet

Children’s feet tend to be much more vulnerable to deformities compared to those of adults. This is because younger bones are softer in comparison, which allows them to easily be affected by abnormal pressures and forces.

Aug 21st, 2017
Understanding Flat Feet

Flat foot is a condition that commonly affects young children, caused by a collapse in the medial longitudinal arch of the foot and sagging of the heel valgus.

Aug 14th, 2017
Tackling Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is a type of disease that can cause your feet to look very unattractive. It can cause your nails to turn yellow in color and can cause them to thicken into an unnatural shape.

Jul 31st, 2017
How to Treat Your Sweaty Feet

When the body’s temperature begins to rise, sweat is produced in order to cool it down. Hyperhidrosis is a condition that occurs when a person sweats at an abnormally rapid rate, and it very often affects the feet.

Jul 24th, 2017
Dealing with Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are the result of an excess amount of friction being placed on the foot. A person who has a corn or callus will notice a patch of thickened skin on the outside of their toe.

Jul 10th, 2017
Treating Cracked Feet

Cracked heels can affect anyone of any age, and they are caused by a lack of moisture.

Jul 3rd, 2017
Summertime Foot Care Tips

Now that the warm weather is starting to approach us, you may be tempted to start wearing open toed shoes...

Jun 26th, 2017
Signs of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common foot pain in adults beneath the heel. The symptom associated with plantar fasciitis is most often a sharp, stabbing pain in the heel that is accompanied by a burning sensation at the sole of the foot.

Jun 19th, 2017
Choosing the Right Shoe for Your Activity

It is important that you choose the right pair of shoes to wear in order to avoid any sort of injury. Wearing the wrong pair of shoes can cause you discomfort and aggravate any pre-existing conditions you may have.

Jun 12th, 2017
High Heels a Constant Pain

High heels are a constant source of foot problems for women of all ages. Though many feel they need to make sacrifices to look fashionable, the high heel can do real damage.

May 15th, 2017
Biomechanical Abnormalities of the Foot

Foot conditions such as flat feet and loose joints are also seen as biomechanical abnormalities of the foot. For long term treatment of these conditions, correction of these abnormalities is required.

May 8th, 2017
Study Finds Correlation between Foot Pain and BMI

In a study conducted in the Boston area, correlations between obesity, foot pain, and foot disorders were investigated. It was found that an increase in BMI is linked to an increase in foot pain.

Apr 25th, 2017
What is Morton’s Neuroma?

Morton's neuroma is a painful foot condition that commonly affects the areas between the second and third or third and fourth toe, although other areas of the foot are also susceptible.

Apr 18th, 2017
How to Avoid Achilles Tendon Injuries

Achilles tendon injuries like Achilles tendonitis, or a ruptured Achilles tendon, can happen very quickly. Strengthen and stretch the tendon to avoid injury.

Apr 4th, 2017
Causes of Hammertoe

Hammertoes occur when there is an imbalance in the muscles and ligaments that would normally hold the toe straight.

Mar 13th, 2017
Three Types of Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition that many people are familiar with but that not many fully understand.

Mar 6th, 2017
Relieving Cracked Heels

If you have dried, cracked heels, you may also suffer from pain, especially when wearing tight footwear that puts stress on the heels.

Mar 2nd, 2017
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