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5 Ways to Prevent a Foot or Ankle Sports Injury
Mar 02, 2024
If you want to stay active, you need to steer clear of a sports injury. We have five tips you can put into practice to help with exactly that.
When to See a Specialist for Heel Pain
Feb 12, 2024
Some heel pain heals on its own, but other sources of this discomfort warrant medical attention. Here’s your quick guide to help you figure out if you should make an appointment with a specialist.
How to Prevent Bunion Pain During Exercise
Jan 09, 2024
Don’t let your bunion stop you from getting the exercise you need to stay healthy. We have five tips teed up here to help you stay active with minimal bunion pain.
Diabetes and Hammertoes: Understanding the Link
Nov 30, 2023
A diabetes diagnosis puts you at risk for a number of podiatric problems, including hammertoe. Here, we explore the connection between these two conditions — and what you can do to proactively protect your feet
5 Lifestyle Treatments for Ankle Arthritis
Nov 01, 2023
If you’re dealing with inflammation in your ankle joints, making some changes to your daily life can go a long way toward easing your discomfort. We rounded up five ways you can minimize your ankle arthritis symptoms with lifestyle adjustments.
Challenges of 3 Different Types of Flat Feet
Oct 02, 2023
Flatfoot can take a few separate forms, and each comes with its own unique challenges. Here, we explore the issues you might encounter with flexible, rigid, and adult-acquired flatfoot.
Bunion Surgery Has Changed: All About Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction™
Sep 01, 2023
A bunion is more than a bump at the base of your big toe. It’s a joint alignment issue. Fortunately, advancements in bunion correction surgery — Lapiplasty®, specifically — fix the root cause of your bunion.
5 Simple Plantar Fasciitis Stretches to Soothe Heel Pain
Aug 01, 2023
If you get stabbing heel pain, especially after first waking up, it’s probably plantar fasciitis. These five stretches can help.
5 Tips to Prevent Black Toenails From Running
Jul 05, 2023
Committing to running is hard enough without added obstacles, so don’t let black toenails hold you back from lacing up your sneakers. These five tips can help.
Our Top Tips to Avoid Chronic Instability After a Severe Ankle Sprain
Jun 01, 2023
Bad news: Spraining your ankle once can set you up for future sprains. At least, that’s the case unless you take action. Here are some ways you can be proactive about preventing chronic ankle instability.
Will My Bunion Resolve on Its Own?
May 01, 2023
Short answer: No, your bunion will not resolve itself. But that doesn’t mean you’re completely powerless. Because it won’t go away on its own, you should learn how to best manage a bunion.
3 Types of Flatfoot and How Each Is Treated
Apr 01, 2023
If your arches don’t work the way they should, you get diagnosed with flatfoot. Learn the different forms of this condition and what you can do about it here.
How Orthotics Can Help Restore Your Foot Health
Mar 02, 2023
How Orthotics Can Help Restore Your Foot Health
Do You Have One of These Risk Factors for Developing Hammertoe?
Feb 06, 2023
Anyone can get hammertoe — which causes a bend when your toe should lay flat — but certain factors can heighten your risk. Find out if you’re more likely to develop this toe problem here.
Are You an Athlete? Here Are Some Important Foot Health Tips
Jan 05, 2023
As an athlete, you rely on your feet. Put these tips into practice to keep them functioning their best for you.
Life After an Ankle Fracture
Dec 02, 2022
After fracturing your ankle, you probably want to get back to normal as quickly as possible. Here’s what to expect on your road to recovery.
Why Does My Heel Hurt So Badly?
Nov 01, 2022
Heel pain isn’t normal. If you’re dealing with persistent pain in your heel, it’s time to find out what’s causing it — and what you can do about it.
Dangers of Untreated Flatfeet
Oct 05, 2022
You might not think flatfeet are a big deal, but they can cause problems over the years if you let them go unchecked.
Best Ways to Prevent Hammertoe
Sep 01, 2022
If you don’t want to have to deal with the toe problems that can come with hammertoe, you should employ some prevention strategies. Fortunately, they’re relatively easy to implement.
Why Are Flatfeet Problematic?
Aug 01, 2022
If the arches of your feet aren’t sufficiently raised, it can cause you discomfort now and lasting problems later in life. Fortunately, treatments can help to alleviate your flatfoot and any pain it causes you.
Signs Your Achilles Tendon Is in Trouble
Jul 01, 2022
Your body’s biggest tendon — your Achilles tendon — bears the brunt of your movement. Learn to watch for signs it might need care so you can seek treatment before the issue worsens.
How Can I Prevent My Bunions From Getting Worse?
Jun 01, 2022
Bunions are bony bumps that form on your feet and can lead to foot deformity. If you are dealing with mild bunion symptoms, there are ways to prevent them from getting worse. Read on to find out more.
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