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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Foot Pain on the Ball of the Foot

The ball of your foot is the part of your foot that’s located between your arch and toes. Because of its position, the ball often receives a lot of trauma and overuse. When you walk, your weight is transferred from your heel to the ball of your foot, but if the weight is not transferred properly, there can be pain […]

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Blister Prevention

Blisters are one of the most common foot ailments –and most people have experienced a blister at one point or another. Often, blisters are caused perhaps by wearing shoes that don’t fit right –or rub. Other times, a piece of debris could become lodged in a shoe, causing irritation. When this happens, and the skin becomes damaged, a blister –or, […]

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Common Causes of Toe Pain

If you find yourself experiencing toe pain –you’re not alone. Toe pain is a common problem –and can be caused by any number of issues –many of which, while painful, are not serious. However, in some cases –toe pain could be a sign that something is wrong. Additionally, sometimes toe pain doesn’t go away –in these cases, you’ll want to […]

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Arch Pain Explained

A healthy foot will have a slight upward curve on the bottom. This curve is known as the arch, and it’s responsible for helping to absorb stress, and stabilize your body when you are walking, running or even standing. Since there are many tendons, ligaments and bones that comprise your arch, maintaining a healthy arch is important for the health […]

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Calluses and Corns Explained

While calluses and corns are not usually serious, this doesn’t mean that you have to ignore or put up with them. Understanding what corns and calluses are can help you better understand how they are formed, how you can help to prevent them, how you should treat them, and when you should seek medical attention. Because of their similarities, the […]

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Understanding and Diagnosing Heel Pain

Most people don’t pay too much attention to their feet –until something feels wrong. But we put a lot of miles put on our feet, and it’s only natural that at some point, something may go wrong. While foot pain doesn’t always indicate a serious condition, it’s often your body’s way of telling you that something’s not right, and it’s […]

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