Talking About Foot Care

Two Tips To Help Keep Your Feet In Good Condition

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Your feet take quite a beating on a daily basis.  Between supporting you as you go about your daily tasks to being crammed into shoes all day, your feet can sometimes begin to show signs of extreme wear.  While you know how much you put your feet through, it’s easy to neglect them.  You might not take the time to really care for your feet.  Rather than wait until your feet are seriously injured in some way, use this information to learn more about what you can do to keep your feet in good condition for the long haul. Read More»

Hammer Toes 101

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If you have toes that curl up, you likely have what is commonly known as hammer toes. This is a condition where the proximal interphalangeal joint of the second, third, and fourth and pinky toes become deformed, causing them to become permanently bent. In addition to being unsightly, this condition can also be painful and make walking and other activities more difficult. Here is what you need to know about this condition. Read More»

Take A Step In The Right Direction: Ways To Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

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If you are more susceptible to developing the painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis, then it’s a good idea for you to educate yourself on things you can do to lessen the chances that you will develop it. By reading this article you will have a better understanding of the things that may make you at a higher risk, what you can do to decrease those risks and things you can do to help with pain if you do find yourself dealing with plantar fasciitis. Read More»

4 Things Runners Need To Know About Ankle Sprains

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As an athlete, it may be your first instinct to push through ankle pain to reach your training goals. However, if the cause of your pain is a sprained ankle, continuing to run on your sore ankle can cause further injury. Here are four things runners need to know about ankle sprains. What causes ankle sprains? Ankle sprains can occur when your ankle turns or rolls in a way it’s not supposed to. Read More»