• Treatment Options for Sweaty Feet
    People who have feet that sweat excessively may have a condition that is known as plantar hyperhidrosis. It may be the result of a neurological or endocrine disorder and can Read more
  • When Heel Pain Is Caused by Plantar Fasciitis
    If you are experiencing pain on the bottom of your heel, there is a good chance that you may have a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an Read more
  • How to Measure for Shoe Size
    Always measure your feet if you have any questions about your proper shoe size. You can measure your own feet with a tape measure or ruler, paper, a writing implement, and Read more
  • How Is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnosed?
    The tibial nerve in the ankle enables movement and feeling in areas of the foot. When this nerve gets compressed, it forms what is known as tarsal tunnel syndrome.  This can Read more
  • Stress and Fatigue Fractures are the Same Injury
    Fatigue fractures, which are known as stress fractures, occur when there is stress that is exerted on the bone. The foot is a common place for this to happen, and Read more
  • Improve Your Choice of Footwear While Pregnant
    As women gain weight during pregnancy, it is common for their legs and feet to begin swelling and aching. This is mainly a side-effect of the normal buildup of fluids Read more
  • Possible Causes of Blisters
    Blisters on the feet can be uncomfortable, painful, and if infected, can become a serious health issue. Blisters are a small pocket of fluid that develops over a damaged portion Read more
  • Toe Squats and the Plantar Fascia
    An effective stretch that benefits the bottom of the foot is known as a toe squat. It is known to strengthen the plantar fascia, which is the portion of tissue Read more
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the otherwise healthy cells that make up the linings of joints. Because each foot contains 33 Read more
  • Choosing Work Footwear That Works
    Here are a few tips on finding the perfect fit in your work boots or work shoes. First, the shoe/boot should be snug, but not tight. The back of the shoe or Read more
  • Athlete’s Foot 101
    Tinea Pedis,  more commonly known as athlete’s foot, is a fungal infection that affects the feet and toes. The fungi that cause athlete’s foot thrive in warm and moist environments. The condition is very Read more
  • Corns on Pinky Toes
    Corns are small, usually circular areas of dry, thickened, hardened skin. They often occur on or between the toes and are caused by excessive friction and pressure over the affected Read more
  • Cuboid Syndrome Causes
    Cuboid syndrome is a condition that is caused by a partial dislocation of the cuboid bone, located in the center of the foot. When this bone is knocked out of Read more
  • Avoiding Falls as You Age
    One of the most common causes of serious injury in the elderly is falling. Among the reasons are chronic health conditions such as neuropathy (or numbness) in the feet, decreased Read more
  • What Can Make Your Heel Hurt?
    Heel pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek the care of a podiatrist. Because the heel is such a foundational part of the body, there are Read more
  • Should I Walk On a Sprained Ankle?
    Ankle sprains are fairly common among active adults. A sprained ankle is usually caused by the overstretching or twisting of a ligament around a joint. With a mild sprain, you Read more

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