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Archive for November 2017

One Common Foot Issue for Runners, and How to Avoid It

One Common Foot Issue for Runners, and How to Avoid It Metatarsalgia. It’s a big word and a scary one at that. What’s more, it’s particularly frightening to runners because it means big time trouble. So, what is metatarsalgia and more importantly, how do you avoid it? One Common Foot Issue for Runners, and How…

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How to Counter Flat Feet

Flat feet are a very common condition. Typically, flat feet occur in young children when the arches do not develop. But also, flat feet can occur from an injury and age is likewise a cause. How to Counter Flat Feet So, what are flat feet? Well, over 3 million people suffer from this condition each…

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What is a Bone Fusion for the Ankle?

What is a Bone Fusion for the Ankle? Bone fusion of the ankle is a surgical procedure. It’s performed on patients with worn out ankle joints. This leads to repeated pain in the foot. In the medical world, this is called “degenerative arthritis,” and as the term states, it only gets worse over time. To…

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Guide On Where To Buy Compression Socks

Compression socks and compression stockings are used to help prevent the common symptoms of varicose veins and spider veins. For those unfamiliar with varicose and spider veins, these are not only unsightly but also cause itching, cramps, fatigue, and swelling. Guide On Where To Buy Compression Socks added 11-6-2017 Compression socks work by helping to…

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Age Plays Havoc With One’s Feet

Age Plays Havoc With One’s Feet Age plays havoc with one’s feet. And, there’s simply no getting around this fact. As we age, many changes occur. These include not only maturity of mind but body. Of course, at some point, age begins to take its toll. The average person’s gait slows as muscles thin and…

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