• Symptoms of Morton’s Neuroma
    Symptoms from a condition referred to as Morton’s neuroma can include intense pain often accompanied by a feeling of pins and needles. The third and fourth toes are mostly affected Read more
  • Causes of Gout
    Extreme pain often accompanies episodes of gout, a type of arthritis. Symptoms of gout may include the foot becoming red and swollen and feeling warm to the touch. In most cases of Read more
  • Can Orthotics Help More Than My Feet?
    If you are experiencing abnormal walking patterns, you may want to consider wearing orthotics. Orthotics are custom-made inserts that are slipped into your shoes. Generally, an impression of your feet Read more
  • Measuring Your Child’s Feet
    Children are usually flat-footed when walking first begins, which typically happens around 12 months of age. As the muscles in the foot start to strengthen, this condition commonly disappears. Walking Read more
  • 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 possible stress fractures, bursitis, and obesity, and can typically be Read more
  • How Do I Treat My Bunion?
    A large piece of bone protruding on the top or side of the foot may be referred to as a bunion. It’s often the result of inflammation of the tissues Read more
  • Preventing Athlete’s Foot Among Children
    Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that affects the skin on the foot. While generally not a serious condition, it can be bothersome and is contagious. As a parent, making Read more
  • Common Foot Problems and What They Mean
    Our feet are susceptible to ailments just as the rest of our body is. Here are some more common ones and whether they are serious or not. Verrucas are warts Read more
  • Making Sure Your Children Have Good Footwear
    Children have delicate feet, so it is very important to make sure that they have footwear that is right for them. This is not an easy task, however, as children Read more
  • Treating and Preventing Cracked Heels
    Cracked heels are generally a minor and common – albeit discomforting – foot condition. The heels typically become cracked because of a lack of moisture. Therefore, it is important to Read more
  • The Benefits of Stretching Before Running
    Many benefits are derived from warming up and stretching before running. In addition to increasing body temperature, the muscles become more relaxed; this lowers the risk for workout injuries. A Read more
  • Causes and Treatment of Foot Pain
    It’s common to have pain in your feet after standing all day. By eliminating foot discomfort, your muscles will be more relaxed. While standing on concrete, your legs will feel Read more
  • Preventing Blisters on the Feet When Hiking
    Blisters are no fun, especially when you’re hiking and they develop on the feet. Fortunately there are some simple steps you can take to help prevent them in the first Read more
  • Bunions and How They are Treated
    A bunion is a deformity that occurs on the joint at the base of the big toe. Though the exact cause of bunions is somewhat disputed, wearing tight fitting shoes Read more
  • Tips on Exercising for Diabetics
    Tips on Exercising for Diabetics Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising can be a good way to keep your diabetes in check. However, there are some things to keep in mind Read more
  • What are Stress Fractures?
    Stress fractures are small hairline fractures in the bone that most often occur from overuse. When the muscles in the body become fatigued, they become unable to handle repeated shock Read more

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