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The 5 Most Common Foot Problems

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Blog, Foot Care | Comments Off on The 5 Most Common Foot Problems

Seventy-five percent of Americans will experience some type of foot pain in their life, according to the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine. If your feet hurt, you’re not alone. You may be having one of these five common foot issues. 1. Bunions Bunions are painful lumps that form at the base of the toe joint, most commonly at the base of the big toe. They can make walking very painful. Treatment for bunions includes specially designed footwear, orthopedic insoles and, in extreme cases, surgery. 2. Corns and Calluses Corns and calluses on the feet are usually the result of decades of wearing fashionable, but ill-advised, footwear. These are...

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All About Tendinitis: Treatment and Prevention

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Ankle Conditions, Blog | Comments Off on All About Tendinitis: Treatment and Prevention

Everyone is susceptible to foot, heel and ankle pain from time to time. Exercising and playing sports, spending a lot of time on your feet and wearing shoes that lack sufficient support can all contribute to temporary discomfort and foot pain. In some cases, the strain of overuse or a sports injury can lead to a condition known as tendinitis, which causes inflammation and stiffness in the affected tendon. Your Achilles is the largest tendon in the body, which means that if you injure yourself, you’re likely to suffer from Achilles tendinitis. What Causes Tendinitis? According to the Arthritis Foundation, tendinitis can be caused by one or more of the following:...

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