• Stretching and Heel Spurs
    Patients who have developed heel spurs are often aware of the pain and discomfort they can cause. They can cause difficulty in pursuing daily exercise routines, and specific stretches may need Read more
  • How Extra Body Weight Affects Foot and Ankle Health
    There are many reasons for trying to lose weight. You may want to lower your cholesterol, bring down your blood pressure, increase your energy, or just feel more comfortable in Read more
  • How Common Are Hammertoes?
    Hammertoes are toe deformities in which the toes bend downwards at the middle joint. This creates a hammer-like shape and can affect any toes except the big toes. Hammertoes are common, affecting Read more
  • What is an Acute Running Injury?
    Research has indicated that a staggering sixty percent of people who enjoy running have endured a running injury in the past year. These injuries may be the result of inconsistent training and possibly Read more
  • Signs of a Broken Foot
    There are 26 bones in the foot and recognizing the symptoms of a broken bone is important for ensuring the overall health of your feet. A broken foot can be as simple Read more
  • When Your Foot Pain Isn't Plantar Fasciitis
    Most runners are familiar with plantar fasciitis, a common overuse injury to the ligament that runs along the bottom of the foot. Plantar fasciitis can lead to heel and arch Read more
  • Signs of Cuboid Syndrome
    The cuboid is a cube-shaped bone located in the middle of your foot. This bone can become injured or dislocated following an injury to the foot. People who play sports Read more
  • Are Cracked Heels Dangerous?
    Cracked heels are also be known as heel fissures. They are usually caused by excessively dry skin. While cracked heels are often a purely cosmetic problem, they can become quite Read more
  • Treatment and Prognosis of Sever's Disease
    Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a childhood foot injury in which the growth plate of the heel bone becomes inflamed due to repetitive overuse. It is one Read more
  • Why Do Ingrown Toenails Develop?
    When a toenail grows into the skin surrounding it, an ingrown toenail forms. Ingrown toenails affect people of all ages. They can be painful and cause swelling and redness in the skin around Read more
  • Three Facets of Foot Hygiene
    Maintaining the hygiene of your feet is very important and can prevent painful foot and nail problems, from athlete’s foot to ingrown toenails to foot wounds. When it comes to Read more
  • Things You Should Do to Prevent Running Injuries
    Whether you run for fun or are training for a marathon, you should always take measures to avoid common running injuries such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis. Make sure Read more
  • Flip-Flops and Foot Problems
    After a long winter, the sun is shining, the weather is warm, and you can finally wear your favorite flip-flops every day. Or, maybe not. Flip-flops, while relatively comfortable and Read more
  • Three Essential Features of a Good Walking Shoe
    If you are planning on walking regularly for more than a half hour at a time, be sure to pick out a pair of walking shoes that have these three essential structural Read more
  • Symptoms of an Achilles Tendon Rupture
    The Achilles tendon is a tough band of tissue located at the back of the calf that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. This tendon is a frequent Read more
  • Different Shoes for Various Sports
    An important part of proper workout gear are the shoes. It is beneficial to choose the right running shoes to ensure proper gait, in addition to possibly preventing painful foot Read more

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