Why Do My Arches Hurt?

Arch pain can develop slowly after weeks and months of strenuous training or sporting activity, or strike suddenly one morning when you wake up with the throbbing pain of plantar fasciitis. The causes of arch pain are many and varied, so it can be difficult to determine what the actual cause is without the help […]

Neuromas & Foot Pain

Although sometimes described as a nerve tumor, a foot neuroma is really an inflammation of the tissue that surrounds one of the nerves in your toes. While there is usually no physical deformity, such as a bump of a bunion, it can still actually feel like you have a small rock or seed in your […]

Custom Orthotics Can Fix Foot Pain

Custom orthotics can help fix or mitigate the pain of many common foot conditions without the need for surgery. Some people will try the prefabricated shoe inserts that can be found at your local drug store, but others prefer the more profound benefits that are achieved when the inserts are custom molded to your individual […]

How to Prevent Athlete’s Foot

The red, itchy, peeling and burning skin that is caused by the fungal infection athlete’s foot is something we would all like to avoid, and there are some precautions you can take to keep your feet healthy and avoid this often smelly and unsightly occurrence. Since the fungi that grow and cause this condition are […]

Shoe Tips for Healthy Feet

Wearing the correct shoes is one of the best ways you can keep your feet happy and healthy. Every activity in which you engage requires the correct footwear to provide the necessary comfort and support for both work and leisure pursuits. Some essential tips for selecting the perfect shoes include: Natural—Sometimes it’s best to go […]

Learn About Ingrown Toenail Prevention

The pain, redness, tenderness, and swelling of an ingrown toenail can be quite debilitating. Not only are they unattractive, but they also really hurt! Ingrown toenails are particularly problematic for women, who have almost four times as many foot problems as men over their lifetimes. This may largely be due to the fact that high […]

Foot Symptoms May Point to Other Health Problems

Since your feet may be the first place to show signs of problems with your overall health, it’s important to pay attention to the condition of your feet to see if other health problems may be rearing their ugly heads. Some of the foot symptoms that can point in the direction of other health issues […]

The Sudden Pain of Gout

A gout attack is one of the most painful experiences one can endure. It is caused by the buildup of uric acid in the blood that crystallizes into the outer joints of the hands, wrists, knees, and—most often of all—the large joint of the big toe. This big toe pain frequently attacks at night and […]

Preventing Toenail Fungus

Are you experiencing signs of toenail fungus? This condition is very common and has an unwieldy name—onychomycosis. There are actually several different species of fungi that cause the toenail infection, but the primary culprit is the same fungus that causes athlete’s foot. The signs and symptoms of toenail fungus Discoloration and yellowing of the nail […]

Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

November is American Diabetes Month. Unfortunately, the number of people being diagnosed with this potentially dreadful and deadly disease is rapidly expanding not only here in the Americas, but also worldwide and with no end in sight. The high blood sugar that is the hallmark of diabetes is directly linked to peripheral neuropathy, which causes […]

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