It’s Not Just Aching Feet: Foot Pain Symptoms You Should Address

22 September 2016
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Although most people will experience some type of foot pain occasionally, it shouldn't stick around. When you're dealing with persistent or severe pain, it's important to understand when you should be concerned. Here are a few of the symptoms that you should be attentive to and discuss with your doctor. Tingling, Numbness, And Persistent Infections Sores, infections, and loss of feeling in your feet is often the result of poorly controlled diabetes. Read More 

4 Types Of Pain You Can Get In The Ball Of Your Foot

30 March 2016
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If you are experiencing pain when you walk in the forefront of your foot, one of the conditions below may be causing this pain.  #1 Plantar Plate Tear A plantar plate tear occurs when fibrous band at the joint of your foot is compromised. These fibrous band at the joint of your foot is responsible for keeping your foot stable.When it tears, you will experience pain around that toe as well as swelling. Read More 

What You Should Know About Ankle Arthroplasty (Ankle Replacement)

26 January 2016
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Arthritis can affect any joint in your body, including the small joints in your foot and ankle. Since osteoarthritis—a degenerative condition—develops slowly over time, the joint pain and stiffness get worse. The pain and reduced range of motion associated with rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disease—can be debilitating as well. Doctors normally recommend non-surgical treatments, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, physical therapy, losing weight if necessary, or wearing an ankle lacer or custom-fitted leather brace, to minimize pain and prevent or slow the progression of arthritis of the foot and ankle. Read More 

The Dos And Don’ts Of Preventing Ingrown Toenails

25 January 2016
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Anybody who has ever experienced an ingrown toenail knows just how painful these can be. Specifically, an ingrown toenail refers to an infection caused when part of the nail (usually the side) grows into the skin. Some people are more prone to ingrown toenails as a result of genetics, but there are always steps you can take to reduce your chances of experiencing this painful podiatry predicament. DO Ensure Proper Shoe Fit Read More