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October 7, 2020
Achilles tendon

Achilles Tendon Injury and Heel Pain

The Achilles tendon is the largest in the body, and it connects the calf muscle to the heel, allowing you to move your foot. Severe stretching, tearing, or […]
September 25, 2020
Bursitis

How to Treat Bursitis in Your Feet

Bursitis is a painful and potentially debilitating inflammatory condition in which fluids build up in the bursal sacs. These are located where your bones, tendons, and […]
September 22, 2020
ingrown toenail

3 Tips to Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Having excessively curved toenails is largely hereditary, but the likelihood they develop into a painful ingrown toenail can be mitigated with three simple steps. Try these 3 excellent […]
September 15, 2020
hammertoes

4 Ways to Treat Hammertoes

The hammertoe deformity results from a tendon and muscle imbalance in the toes. While the tendency for developing hammertoes is often inherited, they are often made worse by […]
September 3, 2020
orthotic

Use Orthotic Inserts and Balance Braces to Prevent Falls

September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month and an excellent way to improve balance and prevent falls. Properly fitted footwear and the proper placement of custom orthotic inserts and […]
September 2, 2020
numb feet

Numb Feet: 3 Causes to Consider

Numb feet can be an unsettling experience and is often caused by sitting still for too long, like on a long plane or train trip. However, […]
August 28, 2020
foot facts

5 Foot Facts That Will Amaze You

Many folks tend to take their feet for granted until a foot or ankle problem develops. While your feet are amazing examples of nature’s engineering, they […]
August 18, 2020
bunion

4 Ways to Treat Painful Bunions

A bunion toe deformity is one of the most common problems treated by podiatrists. Although hereditary influence plays a major role in bunion development, shoes are […]
August 11, 2020
foot and ankle problems

3 Age-Related Foot & Ankle Problems

Your feet and ankles absorb an inordinate amount of pressure and stress throughout your life with the telltale signs of aging eventually becoming more and more evident.
August 4, 2020
ball of foot

Why Does the Ball of My Foot Hurt?

The ball of the foot absorbs a huge amount of pressure from walking, working, and exercising. All that stress can damage the metatarsal bones and sensitive […]
July 28, 2020
corns and calluses

4 Ways to Treat Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that can be annoying if not addressed. Calluses are most commonly formed on the ball of the […]
July 20, 2020
plantar warts

How to Avoid Painful Plantar Warts

Plantar warts grow in the plantar fascia, which is the wide band of tissue on the bottom of your foot that forms your arch. They often […]
July 15, 2020
diabetes

3 Essential Foot Care Tips for Patients With Diabetes

One of the major complications of having diabetes is the peripheral nerve damage that can cause numbness in the feet and allow dangerous infections to spread, […]
July 7, 2020
tarsal tunnel syndrom

4 Causes of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

A debilitating nerve condition that affects the foot is called tarsal tunnel syndrome which causes pain, numbness, and tingling.
June 29, 2020
heel pain

3 Common Causes of Heel Pain

Heel pain can be caused by repetitive stress injury from work and exercise. In fact, improper arch support can cause tiny tears in your plantar fascia (the tissue that forms your arch) that often-radiate pain to the heel.