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How Nutrition Affects Foot Pain and Inflammation

Posted: Mar 12 in Blog by
How Nutrition Affects Foot Pain and Inflammation

Your diet affects more than your weight or your general health. The nutrients you ingest every day, as well as the ones you don’t, can greatly influence foot health. Certain foods may lead to foot tissue inflammation, leading to issues such as plantar fasciitis (also called heel pain syndrome) and foot arthritis. [Read more]

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Proper Shoes to Avoid Foot Pain

Posted: Feb 27 in Blog by
Proper Shoes to Avoid Foot Pain

The shoes you wear have a major effect on foot pain and the developing foot related problems. With the increasing trend toward online shopping, it’s not uncommon for people to buy shoes that don’t fit properly, because there is no opportunity to try them on prior to purchase. If you are plagued by aching feet, calluses or bunions, online shopping may not be the best way to buy footwear. [Read more]

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Hammer Toe: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Posted: Jan 31 in Blog by
Hammer Toe: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If your second toe is bent downward in a claw-like position, you may have a condition called hammer toe. Although hammer toe can affect any of your toes, it’s most commonly seen in the second toe.

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All About Bunions

Posted: Jan 24 in Blog by
All About Bunions

Bunions occur when a person’s big toe pushes up against the other toes, causing the joint to enlarge over time. This enlargement creates a bony bump that can be an irritant at best and debilitating at worst.

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The Most Common Causes of Foot Pain

Posted: Jan 16 in Blog by
The Most Common Causes of Foot Pain

Foot pain is discomfort felt anywhere on the foot, including the arch, heel, toes and sole. It can even spread to the ankles. Foot pain can be caused by a number of conditions, such as calluses, corns, fallen arches, bunions and hammer toes. Poorly fitted shoes can also cause you to have a sore foot. People who are overweight often complain of foot pain, due to the excess weight placed on the foot.

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What You Can Do About Foot, Leg and Ankle Swelling

Posted: Jan 01 in Blog by
What You Can Do About Foot, Leg and Ankle Swelling

Swelling in your feet, ankles or legs is not uncommon, particularly if you are overweight or you are getting older. The medical term for this condition is peripheral edema and it may occur for a number of different reasons, including:

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Plantar Fat Pads

Posted: Dec 09 in Blog by
Plantar Fat Pads

Your feet are a marvel of nerves, bones and tissues that bear your weight every day, often carrying you over the course of tens of thousands of miles in your lifetime. Because of the literal burden they have to carry, human feet are protected by fat pads, technically known as plantar fat pads. [Read more]

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Barefoot Style Running Linked to Foot Injuries

Posted: Nov 07 in Blog by
Barefoot Style Running Linked to Foot Injuries

The weather is finally starting to cool down in South Florida. The dreaded long hot days of the summer are at an end for at least a few months, and the short evenings that grace us for the fall are likely to stay rather cool as we move into the last several weeks of the year. [Read more]

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Is Wearing High Heels Worth the Risks?

Posted: Oct 28 in Blog by
Is Wearing High Heels Worth the Risks?

Have you ever wondered why women buy so many high heeled shoes? They buy and buy and hoard them in their closets until countless boxes begin to turn into miniature mountain formations. We rarely have an honest answer as to how or why we acquired this borderline obsession either, especially when we know they can cause us numerous health issues and foot pain. [Read more]

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Flat Feet and Foot Pain

Posted: Oct 02 in Blog by
Flat Feet and Foot Pain

If you have flat feet, most or all of the bottom of your foot will make contact with the ground when you stand. Though flat feet do not always cause symptoms, they can sometimes result in foot pain and problems in the knees and ankles because of improper alignment of the legs. [Read more]

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