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What Are Plantar Warts?

Plantar warts are described as small growths that appear on the heels or other areas of the feet that bear a large amount of weight. The pressure in these areas causes plantar warts to hide behind thi... read more..

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Where Are Plantar Warts Located?

The virus that causes most warts to develop is known as the human papillomavirus (HPV). This includes plantar warts, which grow into the heel of the foot as a result of constant pressure the foot endu... read more..

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

Overtraining and overusing the feet are the main causes of common running injuries. A number of these common injuries are caused by overrunning. Runner’s knee is a condition that is characterize... read more..

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Warming Up the Muscles Before Running

Research has shown the injuries that many runners experience can originate from training incorrectly or from following training techniques that are not conducive for properly warming up the muscles. T... read more..

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Solutions for Cracked Heels

Cracked heels may make you want to think twice about showing off your feet in warmer weather. However, cracked heels may be harmful to more than just the appearance of your feet. If deep fissures and ... read more..

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Possible Causes of Cracked Heels

If you suffer from cracked heels, you may be familiar with the pain and discomfort that is often associated with this condition. There are several reasons linked to developing cracked heels, incl... read more..

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Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is an alternative treatment method that is used for bone and soft tissue disorders in the foot and ankle. EWST is a noninvasive option for pain relief and it wa... read more..

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There Are Two Types of Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy may be an option that may provide moderate relief for people who are afflicted with specific types of foot pain such as plantar fasciitis or chronic tendon conditions. This type of t... read more..

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Treating Toenail Fungus

Fungal infection of the toenail, or onychomycosis, typically appears as a gradual change in a toenail’s texture and color that involves brittleness and darkening.  The fungal infection itse... read more..

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Toenail Fungus is Known to Be Contagious

A common condition that is known as toenail fungus may affect many people throughout their lives. It occurs when a fungus grows under the toenails, and may typically develop gradually, which may cause... read more..

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Proper Shoe Fitting

When it comes to maintaining foot health, wearing properly-fitting shoes is important. While wearing the appropriate pair of shoes may seem like a trivial concern, the reality is that improperly fitte... read more..

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Tracing Your Foot May Aid in Determining the Correct Shoe Size

Most people have feet that are two different sizes. It’s important to use proper techniques for determining the correct shoe size, and this may aid in preventing uncomfortable foot conditions fr... read more..

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Effect of High Heels on the Feet

For hundreds of years, women have been wearing various kinds of high heels for aesthetic reasons. Women who wear high heels appear to be taller and have longer and thinner legs, and the wearer’s... read more..

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How High Heels Can Negatively Affect The Feet

There are many women who enjoy wearing high heels despite knowing foot pain may develop from wearing these specific type of shoes. Research has shown that when the heel is high, the arch in the foot m... read more..

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Foot Pain

Our feet are arguably the most important parts of our bodies because they are responsible for getting us from place to place.  However, we often don’t think about our feet until they begin ... read more..

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Foot Conditions That Are Associated With Running

Many people who enjoy running may experience common foot conditions that may be associated with this sport. A portion of the foot that is commonly affected is the the plantar fascia. This is identifie... read more..

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Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that is caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints. This considered to be one of the most frequently recorded medical illnesses throughout history. Gout occurr... read more..

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Intense Pain May Accompany Gout

An excess of uric acid levels in the blood may lead to a painful condition known as gout. When the body has difficulty in processing this buildup, crystals will typically form in the joint of the big ... read more..

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Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

Our bones are important aspects of our body and they are constantly changing. The heavier the workload for a bone, the more likely it is that calcium will be placed in it. When a bone isn’t used... read more..

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It's Time for Beautiful Feet

You don't need an excuse to have beautiful nails. Step outside without worrying about the appearance of your feet. read more..

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Why do Stress Fractures Develop?

If you enjoy the sport of running or jogging, you may develop a stress fracture. This may gradually occur from the frequent repetitive motion that accompanies this type of activity. Despite the fact ... read more..

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Flat Feet

Flatfoot is a condition that occurs when the arches on the foot are flattened, which allows the soles of the feet to touch the floor. Flatfoot is a common condition and it is usually painless. Thro... read more..

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Are Flat Feet Considered to be a Serious Condition?

For many people, having flat feet may be a condition that generally causes little or no concern. When this condition occurs, the feet will lay flat on the ground as a result of an absent arch. Researc... read more..

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Foot Orthotics

Orthotics are shoe inserts that are meant to correct an irregular walking gait or provide cushioning to the feet.  Orthotics come in a variety of different models and sizes, including over-the-co... read more..

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The Benefits of Using Orthotics

Many people have chosen to use orthotics in their shoes for the primary reason of relieving pain and discomfort that may be associated with certain foot conditions. There may be many beneficial reason... read more..

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Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes can cause two problems that can potentially affect the feet: Diabetic neuropathy and Peripheral Vascular Disease. Diabetic neuropathy occurs when nerves in your legs and feet become damaged, ... read more..

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Preventative Ways to Protect Diabetic Feet

Patients who are diabetic often experience conditions involving the feet. These may include corns, blisters, and foot ulcers, which may typically be a result of elevated blood sugar levels. Many patie... read more..

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Foot Pain

The feet, being the foundation of the body, carry all of the body’s weight and are therefore prone to experiencing pain and discomfort. If you are experiencing foot pain, it is important to dete... read more..

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Different Types of Foot Pain

There are several different types of foot pain that many people experience. Some patients may feel pain that radiates in the entire foot, which may be caused by a condition that is referred to as neur... read more..

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Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis is a condition that affects the joint that is just behind the big toe in the area known as the ball of the foot. It is most common in younger people and people who have just begun an exer... read more..

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