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Four smart ways to prevent foot pain

The average American adult will walk 100,000 miles during their lifetime. That is equivalent to walking the entire stretch of the United States, coast to coast, 36 times. With how much we use our feet, we may neglect to care for them. Here are four smart ways to help prevent foot pain. It might be… Read More


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Running Your First Marathon? Here’s What to Know

So you’ve decided to go for it – your first marathon. Training for this life-changing event makes an extremely beneficial impact on your diet, sleep patterns and social life. Before you begin training, it’s important to get the green light from your doctor to ensure that you’re in good physical health. And remember that your… Read More


Foot Cramps: A Sign of Something Serious?

Our feet serve an important purpose – they bear our entire weight as we walk or stand, so it makes sense that foot cramps (involuntary and painful spasms in the foot) are one of the most common compared to other muscles spasms. Foot cramps can last just a few minutes, or they can come and… Read More


You Don’t Have to Live with Painful Foot Cramps

Foot cramps can come on without warning. You may wake up with sudden stiffness in your calf or foot accompanied by involuntary spasms. Foot cramps are rarely a sign of a more serious condition; nevertheless, they can cause sharp and intense pain that can last several minutes. The following are common causes of foot cramps:… Read More


Heel Pain: The 5 Most Common Causes

An extremely common complaint, heel pain is a result of repeated stress and pounding of the heel. This pain may be more frequent at night or while resting. Sometimes it can make it difficult to walk comfortably on the side where the pain resides. You may also notice swelling or discoloration at the back of… Read More


Ankle Sprain or Fracture? How to Tell the Difference

Ankle injuries can be tricky. It may be hard to tell whether you’ve sprained your ankle or if it’s fractured. That’s because sprained and broken ankles result from similar injuries such as stepping and landing on the outside of your foot. This causes ligaments on the outside of the ankle stretch and can sometimes cause… Read More


Dealing with Ankle Arthritis

Arthritis is common, but misunderstood. People think of it as a single disease, but it really is a way of referring to joint pain or joint inflammation. There are over 100 different types of arthritis and it is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Over 50 million American adults have some type of… Read More


Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Get the Facts

You’ve probably heard of carpel tunnel syndrome – the condition in which the nerve inside the wrist is compressed, causing pain, tingling and numbness. But what do you know about tarsal tunnel syndrome? If you’re experiencing similar pain and tingling along the inside of your ankle and down your foot, you know a lot more… Read More


Understanding Flat Feet

The term “flat feet” quite literally means that the arches on the inside of your feet are flat, making it possible for the entire soles of your feet to touch the floor when standing. Flat feet is typically a painless condition, but some people with flat feet experience foot pain, especially in the arch or… Read More


Stress Fractures

A stress fracture takes place when a certain area of bone is subject to excessive and repetitive force. When you walk, run or jump continually, you put your bones at greater risk for little cracks or microfractures, which normally heal on their own. But if the excessive force becomes too great for your foot, a… Read More


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