Doctors agree, the knee joint is the most vulnerable joint in your body. Whether it is due to trauma, overuse, or wearing the wrong kind of shoes, there are a number of ways your knees can be harmed or afflicted. Sprains, inflammation of the bursitis, arthritis, torn cartilage, torn tendons, and so many other issues […]
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New research is showing that a vegan diet can help diabetics and others alleviate foot pain. The diet helps promote weight loss that decreases the pressure on a person’s feet and the low sodium in the vegan diet can help ease inflammation flare-ups. For more on this study, please click here:: Vegan Diet Might Ease […]
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Fractures to the bones in our feet are more common than any other bones in the body, and metatarsal bones are some of the most affected areas. Here's a guide to understanding metatarsal fractures.
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There are times when problems in the feet such as deformities, injuries, deficient biomechanics, and other disorders can be so severe that the only solution to pain or other untenable condition is foot surgery. Here we tell you when foot surgery is necessary, and what you can expect before, during and after the procedure.
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Unpleasant foot odor can constitute an embarrassing situation for people who suffer from this condition. Fortunately, controlling it can be fairly simple when you follow the advice provided in this article.
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As a woman goes through the different stages of pregnancy, many things happen to her body, with foot swelling being one of the most common problems. In general, foot swelling becomes evident during the fifth month of a woman's pregnancy. However, this problem is different for each pregnant female.
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It is one of life’s painful realities that as you age, more physical afflictions tend to fall upon you. One of the most pervasive among these is chronic back pain. For individuals who have gone through this experience, they will probably inform you that such condition, aside from being quite uncomfortable, can disrupt your well-being […]
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When the sharp corner of the toenail grows toward the inner skin of the toe, there is pain and discomfort. This is what’s commonly known as an ingrown toenail. It is like a sharp object digging into the skin. If this sharp corner is not removed or treated, it could lead to toe inflammation or […]
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Many people do not realize how important proper footwear is to foot health, and even to parts of your body that seem entirely unrelated, such as your knees or lower back. There are a great deal of people who suffer from back problems, unaware that many of their aches and pains can be relieved if […]
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Flat feet in children can be difficult to notice when they are first born, since baby fat often hides the true shape of the foot. As months go by and the baby enters walking stage, the condition becomes more obvious. As a child ages, a normal arch should appear between the ages of four to […]