Answers To 3 Common Questions About Your Fungal Toenail Infection

11 July 2016
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If you have recently noticed that one or more of your toenails has thickened, changed color, taken on a new shape or is more prone to splitting, it is a good idea to see your podiatrist. Unfortunately, those symptoms may indicate that you have developed a toenail fungus. If left untreated, symptoms will often worsen, resulting in pain or even a bacterial infection. Since it is common to be unfamiliar with fungal infections of the toenail, being aware of the following questions and answers about this common health problem will be very helpful. Read More 

Getting Your Life Back On Track After A Plantar Fasciitis Diagnosis

2 April 2016
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If you've been suffering from moderate to severe foot, heel, and ankle pain, you're not alone. Over two million people suffer from a condition called plantar fasciitis, according the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Plantar fasciitis occurs when there is extreme inflammation of the tissue at the bottom of your foot called the plantar fascia. The result is a stabbing, piercing pain upon walking or standing. If your podiatrist diagnosed you with this type of foot pain, there are several ways in which you can safely recover and begin to feel better when you walk or stand. Read More 

Why Do You Always Feel Like You’re Stepping On Something With Your Heel?

3 March 2016
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Do you always feel like there's a little rock or ball under your heel? Perhaps this issue is constant, or maybe you mostly notice it after you've spent a few hours on your feet. Chances are, you're suffering from something known as a heel spur. Here's a closer look at this condition and what you can do about it. What is a heel spur? A heel spur occurs when the heel bone, which is more formally known as the calcaneus, develops an extra bony growth in its surface. Read More 

Learn About Plantar Fasciitis And What You Can Do About It

30 December 2015
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Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition that can come and go. When it comes, you will know it because it will make it extremely difficult for you to go on with your regular routine. The pain can be so bad that it can be near-crippling at times, especially first thing in the morning. This article will educate you on the condition and give you advice for preventing flair ups and dealing with them when they do come. Read More 

3 Running-Related Foot Problems And How To Prevent Them

5 November 2015
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When it comes to running, your feet are your most important tools. Knee pain or hamstring pain can often be worked through, but foot pain can take you out of the game for a long time. Fortunately, many foot problems can be easily prevented and avoided. If you are a serious runner, it is important to know what kinds of foot problems you are susceptible to, as well as ways to prevent them. Read More