2 12, 2016

Ultimate Guide to the Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis (2017 Edition)

I’ve had a lot of issues with my feet in the past. I used to be an avid runner, but then my feet started to hurt. This was my unwelcome introduction to Plantar Fasciitis – a foot condition that once you get, it is pretty difficult to entirely eliminate. One [...]

5 09, 2015

3 Common Foot Pain Conditions (and how to treat them)

Foot problems are not exactly an issue that anyone ever cares to have. If your feet hurt, you daily life -- work, play, and rest -- can be severely impacted. Many foot problems arise out of simple neglect. It is not everyday as people that we really think about the [...]

5 09, 2015

How Orthotic Insoles Benefit Foot Health

If you care about your foot health, you may want to consider buying a pair of orthotic inserts. Not only can they make walking and running a more comfortable experience, but they can potentially reduce the chances of future foot pain issues. What Are They? Orthotic insoles are devices designed [...]

20 04, 2015

Post-Tib Tendonitis: Treatment

What is Post-Tib Tendonitis? Post-Tib Tendonitis is also referred to as post tibial tendonitis  or posterior tib tendonitis. This condition of the foot involves damage or injury to the posterior tibial tendon. This tendon in the one that runs along the foot and the inside of the ankle. In most [...]

20 04, 2015

Metatarsalgia (Ball of Foot Pain): Treatment Guide

What Is Metatarsalgia Metatarsalgia is the technical Latin term for pain that occurs in the ball or forefront area of the foot. It can occur on either foot singly, or in both feet at once. The term encompasses pain occurring anywhere in the section of the foot located between the [...]

20 04, 2015

Foot Blisters: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide

What Are Foot Blisters? Blisters in general appear as small bubbles of skin, slightly raised from the surface; sometimes they are raised in a much larger way. In either case, blisters are generally filled with a clear fluid. Because of this, they appear to be rather squishy when prodded. Foot [...]

20 04, 2015

Shin Splints: Complete Treatment Guide

What Are Shin Splints? The condition known as shin splints is referred to in formal medical jargon as MTSS, standing for medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin splints basically consist of stress fractures in the middle part of the tibia, one of the bones located in the lower leg (the tibia [...]

20 04, 2015

Ingrown Toenails: Treatments

What are Ingrown Toenails? An ingrown toenail is a toenail that begins growing or digging into the skin at the side edge or the terminating end of the toe. This is a painful condition that usually comes with redness and slight swelling at the point where the toenail is growing [...]

20 05, 2011

Heel Spurs vs Plantar Fasciitis

When you have pain in your heel—when it feels like you're walking on glass every time your foot hits the ground—you might not care whether it's due to Plantar Fasciitis, or a heel spur, or a bruised heel. You just want the pain to stop. But it's helpful to know [...]

9 08, 2010

Best Flip Flops for Plantar Fasciitis

One of the most common causes of foot pain is Plantar Fasciitis. The pain is caused by inflammation of a thick band of tissue, called Plantar Fascia, which runs across the bottom of you foot. It connects you heel bone to your toes. The pain of the inflammation is usually [...]

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