Monthly Archives: March 2019

Athletes At Greater Risk For Foot Problems

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Approximately one-quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in the feet. When these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body. While 75 percent of the population may experience serious foot problems, it’s usually not a genetic matter. Most foot problems are brought on by neglect and […]

Can Heel Pain Be Cured?

Most heel pain goes away in a short period of time, either on its own or after treatment. Without treatment the pain will usually spread around the heel. Treatments that are used to reduce heel pain seem to bring only marginal gains over no treatment and control therapies such as stretching exercises. The pain in […]

Don’t Ignore Achilles Heel Pain

You don’t have to be an elite athlete to suffer Achilles tendon injuries. They can occur even from performing minor household tasks, such as climbing a ladder. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), Achilles tendon weakness is common in adults and prompt treatment when symptoms occur can prevent more serious […]

Proper Fitting Shoes A Step In The Right Direction

An estimated three out of four Americans experience foot problems in their lifetime-and women have about four times as many foot problems as men. Common foot ailments A lot of women’s foot ailments are the result of poorly fitting shoes and high heels, although some sources are congenital. Some common problems include: 1) Bunions-Big toe […]

The Facts About Caring For The Fabulous Foot

If several hundred tons of pressure seems like a lot to bear, that sum may help you appreciate how hard your feet work. An average day of walking brings a force equal to several tons of pressure to bear on your hardworking feet. That may explain why your feet are more subject to injury than […]