Ankle surgery recovery is a process that takes some time. But fortunately, is one that’s largely uneventful. (Meaning it’s relatively pain free and does not require too much effort to get through.) This is due to the fact that the convalescence period is a short one and only requires minimal care to recover from the…

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Caring for neuromas or what’s more commonly called “Morton’s neuroma,” depends on the severity of the condition. Since not everyone experiences the same exact symptoms or suffers from the same level of discomfort or pain, treating neuromas or Morton’s neuromas will differ from person to person. Caring for neuromas or Morton’s neuromas (also known as…

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Foot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift The posture and alignment of the feet, heels, and ankles are quite important to maintaining optimum foot health. In order to walk and run in a healthy, efficient manner, the muscles in our lower legs and feet all need to be working properly. Stiffness or weakness in…

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About Compression Socks Compression socks or compression stockings are worn for different reasons. Athletes wear compression socks or compression stockings to perform better in their respective sports. But, these are also worn for comfort or to assist in preventing serious medical conditions. About Compression Socks Compression socks work to improve blood flow. So, these are…

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Heel Pain? It could be Plantar Fasciitis If you suffer from heel pain, it could be plantar fasciitis, which is a very common types of foot pain in the United States. What’s more, it can be treated at home, through medication, or in some instances, with corrective surgery. Heel Pain? It could be Plantar Fasciitis…

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Arthritis and Foot Care For those who suffer from arthritis, particularly in the feet, life can be quite difficult. Some forms of arthritis, like psoriatic arthritis, can be very problematic to get through your day-to-day routine. That’s why you should know something about arthritis and foot care to help improve your quality of life. Arthritis…

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What you need to know about Bunions Bunions are a common foot problem and can be painful. Also known as “hallux valgus,” bunions are simply a bump which forms on the side of a toe, typically the big toe. At first, a bunion isn’t a big deal, but if left untreated, becomes worse and eventually…

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Losing Weight Can Also Help Your Feet When we think about weight loss, we often think about a better self image and a more healthy lifestyle. But, when you lose weight, you also do something immensely good for your feet. Losing Weight Can Also Help Your Feet Stop to consider just how often you use…

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Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It? Have you heard the term plantar fasciitis? Well, if you experience heel pain, chances are likely it could be plantar fasciitis. This condition is among the most common types of heel pain and it is treatable, either at-home, with medication, or with corrective surgery. Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It? Plantar…

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Can You Walk Comfortably in High Heels? Can you walk comfortably in high heels? Many women wonder about being able to enjoy fashion without compromising their comfort. We all know that high heels are hard on the feet. And, that pain almost inevitably migrates up the body to affect the ankles, knees, and back. So,…

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Podiatry Treatment Addresses many Health Challenges Generally, when people think about podiatry, they think about feet. That’s okay because it is a medical science which does deal nearly exclusively with the feet. However, you’d be surprised to learn just how much your foot health affects your overall body health. Podiatry Treatment Addresses many Health Challenges…

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