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Reminder: When Was the Last Time...?

Custom orthotics, or shoe inserts, should be periodically replaced. Orthotics must fit properly to give you the best results. Protect your feet and ankles! 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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Understanding Orthotics

Orthotics are shoe inserts that are designed to relieve pain that is caused by a foot condition. Orthotics can help to treat a variety of ailments, such as corns and calluses, tendonitis, bunions... read more..

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Sever's Disease

Sever's disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a medical condition that causes heel pain in children’s feet while they’re growing. Sever's disease occurs most commonly in... read more..

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Sever's Disease and Heel Pain in Children

Sever’s disease is a common issue that leads to heel pain in children between the ages of 8 and 14. Sever’s disease occurs when the bones in the calves grow faster than the Achilles t... read more..

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Falls Prevention

Elderly Americans are very susceptible to falls as they get older. Everyone experiences decreases in flexibility, balance, strength, and the senses as they age. This correlates to some eye-opening sta... read more..

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Techniques That May Help to Prevent Falls

Research has indicated that frequent stretching and exercise may prevent falling episodes. This may be a result of the body becoming stronger as specific routines are performed, and falling may h... read more..

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Cuboid Syndrome

All About Cuboid Syndrome Though cuboid syndrome predominately affects athletes, non-athletes can suffer from it too. Cuboid syndrome is also called cuboid subluxation or cuboid fault syndrome, an... read more..

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What’s Causing My Lateral Foot Pain?

Pain felt on the outer side of the foot, or lateral foot pain, is often indicative of the condition known as cuboid syndrome. Trauma to the foot, or gradual repetitive force can cause the cuboid bone ... read more..

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Treating Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the tibial nerve, located in the tarsal tunnel in the foot, is compressed. The tibial nerve can become compressed from injury, such as an ankle sprain, f... read more..

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What to Do if You Have Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a squeezing or pinching of the tibial nerve, which runs down the back of the leg to the inner ankle. This condition causes burning foot pain and aching, numbness, or ting read more..

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Why Live with Pain and Numbness in Your Feet?

Suffering from this type of pain? You may have the foot condition known as Morton's neuroma. Morton's neuroma may develop as a result of ill-fitting footwear and existing foot deformities. read more..

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Flipping Out About Flip Flops

Although it may be tempting to wear flip-flops in warm weather, they are not the best choice of footwear for your feet. Flip-flops may be ideal for the beach, pool, spa, and shared showers, but you sh... read more..

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Flip-Flops May Not Be the Best Summer Shoes

Flip-flops, while the most readily available type of summer shoe, are not particularly good shoes when it comes to maintaining the health of your feet. Because flip-flops are not securely attached to ... read more..

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Neuropathy

Neuropathy is the weakness, numbness, and pain in the hands and feet due to damage to the peripheral nerves. The peripheral nerves are responsible for sending information from the brain and spinal cor... read more..

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What Are the Symptoms of Neuropathy?

Neuropathy is a general term used to indicate damage to the peripheral nervous system. This controls the nerves in the body and is categorized into three groups. Blood pressure and sweat lev... read more..

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An Exercise for Arch Pain

If you are experiencing pain in the arch of your foot, you may find some relief by regularly performing foot stretches. One exercise that you can do is called a plantar fascia stretch. This exerci read more..

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How to Stretch Your Feet

Your feet endure a great amount of stress each day from constantly allowing us to move around. It is important to stretch your feet to help prevent them from becoming injured. Your toes may easily def... read more..

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What Can I Do to Manage My Gout?

If you have ever experienced a gout attack, then you are familiar with the sudden pain and swelling that this condition can cause in the joints of the feet. Fortunately, there are several ways to read more..

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Everything You Need to Know About Gout

Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream. The condition typically strikes the big joint on the bi... read more..

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Do Your Child's Feet Hurt?

Have your child's feet been examined lately? Healthy feet are happy feet. If your child is complaining of foot pain, it may be a sign of underlying problems. read more..

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Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for a Broken Foot

One out of ten broken bones is reported to be in the feet. When an object crushes, bends, or stretches the bone beyond acceptable ranges, bones break. A break in the foot is either a fracture or a str... read more..

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Common Recovery Methods for a Broken Foot

The noticeable symptoms of a broken foot can include bruising, immediate pain and discomfort, and difficulty walking. In a severely broken foot, the bone may protrude from the skin, and will require i... read more..

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Pregnancy and Foot Health

Many pregnant women complain about foot pain while they are expecting. Foot pain can primarily be caused by weight gain and hormonal changes taking place in the body. By understanding how pregnancy im... read more..

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Possible Foot Conditions During Pregnancy

Half of women who are pregnant often notice changes in their feet. A common ailment can be collapsed arches, and this may be a result of the added weight the feet must endure during pregnancy. The fee... read more..

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Surgical Treatment of Hammertoes

Hammertoes are a foot condition characterized by an abnormal bending of the second, third, fourth, or pinky toes. This deformity of the toes can cause pain and irritation in the toes, as well as corns... read more..

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What Are Hammertoes?

Hammertoes are painful deformities that frequently form on the second, third, or fourth toe. The condition is often caused by an issue in foot mechanics. This can be caused by the person’s speci... read more..

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Causes Symptoms and Treatment for Poor Circulation in the Feet

The purpose of the body’s circulation system is to transport blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout the body. A reduction of blood to a specific part of the body may cause one to experience sym... read more..

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Poor Circulation and the Lower Extremities

There are a few telling signs that may indicate you are experiencing poor circulation in your lower legs and feet. Common symptoms of poor circulation may include fatigue or cramping during physical a... read more..

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Wounds That Don't Heal Need to Be Checked

Your feet are covered most of the day. If you're diabetic, periodic screening is important for good health. Numbness is often a sign of diabetic foot and can mask a sore or wound. read more..

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