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Do You Have Numbness In Your Heel?

Are you experiencing any numbness in your heel or in other areas of the foot? You may be suffering from a condition called Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome. The tarsal tunnel houses nerves and links part of the ankle bone to a … Continue reading

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How Women Can Avoid Foot Pain

Women are usually more likely to experience foot problems than men. This is often due to improper shoes, structural differences of the foot,  and hormones that allow muscles in the feet to relax and expand. This means women are more … Continue reading

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Risk Factors For Feet

There are different risk factors that may increase your chances for foot pain and conditions. Risk factors can include age, gender, jobs, pregnancy, weight gain, sports and dancing. To find out what you can do, keep reading!

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What Are Hammertoes?

Hammertoes usually happen to the second, third, or fourth toe. Hammertoes are caused by a muscle/tendon imbalance, which may be the result of a person’s problematic walk, shoes that are too narrow or short, or have excessively high heels. Shoes not … Continue reading

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How To Cure High Heel Hangover

The day after wearing high heels is when women can have major foot pain. This day-after foot pain is called “high heel hangover.” A high heel hangover may be mild to intense. The pain could be localized or throughout the … Continue reading

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Could Stem Cell Treatment Help Diabetics With Their Feet?

People who have diabetes are prone to having foot problems because of nerve damage (neuropathy) and poor circulation. Neuropathy causes loss of feeling in your feet, which means you may not realize your foot is injured. Poor circulation makes it … Continue reading

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Do You Have Aching Feet?

The American Podiatric Medical Association estimates that about 20 percent of Americans experience at least one foot problem annually. These problems may be caused by the shoes you wear, or an underlying health problem. To learn what to do about … Continue reading

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What To Do About Athlete’s Foot

You don’t have to be an athlete to get athlete’s foot, which is a skin infection caused by fungus. Fungus often grows on the feet because it thrives in a dark, moist, warm environment such as a shoe.  Fungus is  … Continue reading

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Could You Have A Bruised Heel?

A  bruised heel is one of the more painful kinds of foot/ankle injuries that people can experience. When you bruise your heel, you have actually injured the calcaneus bone and/or the fat pad that surrounds it. What should you do … Continue reading

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Healthy Foot Advice For Wearing High Heels

Humans are supposed to walk heel-to-toe, with the leg at about a 90-degree angle to the foot, while the ankle joint uses a 60-degree range of motion during normal activities. But if you wear high heels, you’re altering the position … Continue reading

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