Preventing Common Foot Issues

It’s no secret that the best treatment for many common foot issues is prevention. Of course, while some conditions can’t be prevented ahead of time, in many cases, giving your feet some much needed attention can help to stave off a number of painful foot conditions down the road. With this in mind let’s take a look at some tips […]

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Exercises for Your Feet and Toes

We are all aware of the importance of building muscles and exercising routinely. Strengthening our muscles is important; but what about your feet? While your feet are an often-overlooked part of the body –it’s worth spending some time exercising and stretching them, to keep them strong and flexible, and reduce your chance of injury. The muscle groups in your two […]

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Achilles Tendinitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Your Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscle to your heel bone. It is responsible for helping you jump, walk, and run. Often, though, overuse of this tendon can cause painful inflammation known as Achilles tendinitis. In many cases, rest and home treatments can help reduce the swelling and allow you to get on with your normal activities –although in some […]

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Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It affects the thick band of tissue, your plantar fascia –that connects your heel bone to your toes. This thick band runs across the bottom of your foot, and in normal conditions it acts as a shock-absorber to the arch in your foot. Unfortunately, though, small tears can […]

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Help for Dry, Cracked Feet

Dry cracked feet can be painful and uncomfortable. If left untreated, these cracks can also allow bacteria to get in, leading to infections, making the pain and discomfort even worse. If your feet are excessively dry and cracked, the good news is that there are things that you can do to help your feet, even once they’ve reached this point. […]

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Causes of Excessively Dry Skin

Most people end up with dry skin on their feet at some point or another. In some cases, though, this condition goes beyond simple dryness, sometimes resulting in more serious dryness, as well as flaking and peeling. While there are a number of things that can cause dry and peeling skin, in some cases, there could be an underlying issue, […]

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Common Foot Conditions in the Spring

Looking forward to the warm spring and summer? You’ll want to ensure that your feet are in good condition, and ready for anything that this season brings! This means being aware of some of the most common foot ailments that come along with spring, and being extra diligent to help prevent injury or infection. With this in mind, let’s take […]

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Keeping Your Feet Healthy This Spring

When spring arrives, many of us start picking up those various activities that have been postponed during the long winter months. But breaking out your feet for the first time can sometimes present a problem! After being hidden away all winter, stuffed in socks and boots, feet are often in need of a little TLC before they are ready to […]

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Flip-Flops and Your Feet

When summer arrives, many people reach for their flip-flops –and make them their go-to choice for summer footwear. But while flip-flops are often considered to be a true sign of spring and summer, unfortunately, you may want to think twice before donning them –no matter how popular they may be. Flip-flops aren’t always the best choice for your feet, and […]

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Prepping Your Feet for Spring

For most of the winter, your feet have most likely been covered in thick socks and hidden in heavy winter boots. Our feet are all but forgotten about until the sun begins to shine a little longer each day and we start to think about wearing shorts and sandals once again. Before going from boots to sandals, you’ll want to […]

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