All too often, we leave our feet in sweaty shoes for long periods of time, leaving our feet susceptible to skin conditions that can develop over time. By knowing what to look for, though, and how to treat these conditions, you can prevent them from getting worse or becoming painful. Eczema and Rashes Sweaty feet can cause rashes and even […]

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Strengthening Exercises for Your Ankles

Ankles are often neglected, but are an important part of everyday life –providing flexibility and allowing you to perform many everyday tasks. From walking to running, jumping and dancing, your ankles have a big role to play in almost every standing activity that you do. Whether you have accident-prone ankles, ankles that are weak, or are just looking for ways […]

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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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