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What You Need To Know About Walking

As warmer weather arrives, more and more people will be outside walking. Most people think that walking is an easy activity, but walking for longer periods of time or far distances can be hard on the feet for people who … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Running Injuries

Many folks who run for sport or recreation have to deal with some kind of foot injury. When people become more active, their rate of injury actually rises, but the recovery time for active people is much lower then people … Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Running Shoes

Running may seem like a simple activity, but actually involves movement that puts a lot of stress on the 33 joints, 26 bones, and over 100 ligaments in your foot. Choosing the right shoe is an important step in decreasing … Continue reading

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What To Do If You Have a Heel Bruise

While ankle sprains are the most common ankle/foot injury, a heel bruise can be very painful. The heel bone, also known as the calcaneus, is the largest bone in the foot and the primary weight bearing bone. A heel bruise … Continue reading

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Good Stretches for Your Feet

According to Runner’s World, there are some simple foot and ankle exercises that can help you avoid post-run pain and injuries such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinitis. To learn these exercises, keep reading!

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Wearing High Heels Can Cause Female Runners to Stumble

Running is like any strenuous physical activity and can lead to overuse injuries. But research shows that female runners often experience intense foot pain that is caused by wearing fashionable shoes with narrow, pointed-toes when not running. This can set … Continue reading

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Are Barefoot Running Shoes Good for Feet?

It has become one of the latest running crazes, but barefoot running shoes could easily cause an injury. Researchers have found that runners who switched to barefoot running shoes too quickly had increased risk of injury. To learn more, keep … Continue reading

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Do Special Running Shoes Prevent Foot Injury?

When the outside part of your heel makes initial contact with the ground, the foot “rolls” inward and comes in complete contact with the ground, and should be able to support your weight. This movement is called “pronation,” and it’s … Continue reading

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How to Soothe the Pain of Runner’s Feet

Runner’s feet are prone to several types of injuries due to the pounding they take with all the repetitive weight-bearing. To help soothe the soreness of your runner’s feet, keep reading!

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Can Ankle Weights Cause Foot Pain?

Millions of Americans strapĀ  weights around their ankles during their daily jog, but some fitness experts say that using them may cause foot and ankle pain. Ankle weights are pouches that have weights, sand or water inside. When strapped to … Continue reading

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