Flatfoot can happen to nearly a quarter of the people on earth. Read on to see how you can reduce pain and treat flatfoot with a simple orthotic.
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Poor shoes, poor posture, and a myriad of other factors can cause lower back pain. However, you can help treat your back by doing some simple exercises to ensure proper posture and get blood flowing. Roll your shoulders to keep them loose and squeeze your glutes as you walk to build up strength and support. […]
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A new orthotic device known as a “C-Brace” is already making waves. Using hydraulics and a computer system to monitor the user’s stability and gait, the C-Brace is able to help those with weak knees get the support they need to walk again. For more details about this medical breakthrough, click here:: A ‘game-changer’ in […]
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Many who experience chronic knee pain due to cartilage tears and arthritis are considering knee surgery to reduce the pain. Read on to see why surgery might not be the best method.
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While it’s popular to wear flip-flops around the pool and around town during the summer, doctors state that they are the worst shoe for your feet. Flip-flops offer no arch support, impact absorption, and can over-extend your feet’s ligaments. For more on why you should throw away your flip-flops, click here:: Flip Flops = Foot […]
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When our bodies cause the skin on our feet to callous, it’s to provide some additional protection from friction and other things from piercing the skin. However, hard skin on the feet could be indicators of a number of foot problems or could be covering up foot problems hidden under the skin. Bunions, fungal infections, […]
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You love attending your kids’ activities. Soccer, basketball, softball, the list of the sports your kiddo partakes and game seasons gets longer every year. Sadly, many youngsters complain to their parents about chronic knee pain, causing concern. Most parents shouldn’t worry. Many older children and teens can experience temporary knee pain due to overuse and […]
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If you are experiencing extreme pain in your big toe that keeps you up at night and experience joint pain coming from it, it could be a sign of gout. Gout comes from needle-like crystals formed in the joints, usually around the feet and ankles, due to excess uric acid in the body. Fortunately, a […]
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Regularly stretching and exercising your joints can increase their strength and prevent joint pain later in life. Leg raises, hamstring curls, and limited range squats can help keep the blood flowing in joints, strengthen muscles around the joints, and increase your full-range motion. For a full tutorial and other exercises to help your joints, click […]
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Many people don't know how to buy a shoe that is not only fashionable, but healthy for their feet. Read on for tips on how to find a shoe that offers a comfy fit while also preventing foot problems.
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The searing pain of plantar fasciitis is fortunately treatable and curable. If you begin experiencing symptoms such as pain from the bottom of the heel along the inner side of the foot, mild stretching and icing can help along with putting an orthotic insert into your shoe and taking anti-inflammatory medication. This can help you […]
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Studies have shown that a number of foot issues can stem from diabetes. Many diabetics suffer from Charcot neuroarthropathy, a disease that affects the bones in the ankle and feet. Untreated, this can cause a deformity that forces sufferers to walk on the outside of the afflicted foot. Fortunately, a brace called an ankle foot […]
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