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It's Time For School: Tips On How To Keep Your Kids Feet Healthy This Year

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The new school year is about to begin. It’s time to start buying the back-to-school supplies, including new clothes. Before you head out and buy your kids their new shoes, take the time to make sure their feet are going to be properly protected. The last thing you want is to have your kids sidelined by foot problems this year. To help get them off to a good start, here are four tips that will help keep your kids feet healthy all year long. Read More»

Visiting A Podiatrist For Your Lower Body Joint Pain

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If you are experiencing lower back pain, knee pain, hip pain, or any other lower joint pain, you could have a serious problem with your feet. Many people do not think about their feet when they are experiencing other kinds of pain. The truth is that you may be experiencing the pain because your feet are not supported like they need to be. Visiting with a podiatrist may solve a lot of the mystery of the lower body pain. Read More»

3-Step Home Treatment For Naturally Relieving Your Heel Spur Pain

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If you have a heel spur that is making every step you take almost unbearable, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to help ease your discomfort. If so, use the following three-step home treatment for naturally relieving your heel pain using supplies and ingredients you may already have or can find in a department store. Step 1:  Soak Your Foot In Epsom Salts In this first step, you will be soaking your foot in warm water containing Epsom salts. Read More»

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»