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Simple Methods To Care For Pes Planus

OverviewFallen arches is one way of describing a flat or pronated foot. This can sometimes be implicated in ongoing problems such as lower back pain, knee pain, ankle pain, shin pain etc. The reason for the pronated foot is often due to th…

Activities For Leg Length Discrepancy After A Broken Femur

OverviewHave you ever been told or noticed that one of your legs is a bit longer than the other? Do you have incidences of lower back pain? These two things could be related. Most individuals have a small difference in their leg lengths. F…

Understand Heel Discomfort

OverviewYour foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons. The heel is the largest bone in your foot. If you overuse or injure your heel, you may experience heel pain. This can range from mild to disabling. In many cas…

Working with Mortons Neuroma

OverviewMorton's neuroma is a swollen, inflamed nerve in the foot.Morton's neuroma causes a "burning" sharp pain on the bottom of the foot. Treatments for Morton's neuroma include resting the foot, better-fitting shoes, anti-inflammation m…

Podiatrists Choose Shoe Lifts For Leg Length Discrepancy

There are two different kinds of leg length discrepancies, congenital and acquired. Congenital means that you are born with it. One leg is anatomically shorter compared to the other. Through developmental stages of aging, the human brain s…

What Is The Most Beneficial Solution For Calcaneal Spur

Overview A bone spur (osteophyte) is a bony growth that forms along the edge of normal bone in response to wear and tear, most frequently in the joints. A heel spur is a bone spur of the heel bone, which causes heel pain by rubbing on the …

Inferior Calcaneal Spur Treatment

Overview Heel spurs are tiny protruding calcium deposits that can develop near the base of your heel bone. They can be caused by repetitive activities, such as dancing or running, or they can form in association with plantar fasciitis, whi…

Bursitis Of The Feet Bursal Cyst

Overview There are about 160 bursae in the human body. These little, fluid-filled sacs cushion pressure and lubricate points between our bones, tendons, and muscles near our joints. The bursae are lined with synovial cells. Synovial cells …

How To Lessen Hammertoe Pain

Overview Many disorders can affect the joints in the toes, causing pain and preventing the foot from functioning as it should. A Hammer toe occurs when the joint at the end of the toe cannot straighten. Excessive rubbing of the hammer toe …

Everything You Want To Find Out Related To Bunions

Overview Knowing how bunions develop is helpful in selecting the appropriate bunion treatment. In general, most bunion deformities are a result of foot structure and function which are genetic. As the heel strikes the ground when walking, …

Overpronation Of The Feet

Overview Overpronation of the foot is not an injury itself but if you over pronate then you may be more susceptible to a number of sports injuries. It is often recognised as a flattening or rolling in of the foot but it is not quite as sim…

Severs Disease Therapy

Overview Sever?s disease is an inflammation of the growth plate in the heel, which is an area at the end of the developing bone where cartilage gradually turns into bone as kids grow. In fact, kids grow so rapidly at this age that their mu…

Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency Treatment

Overview Becoming flatfooted can be a real health issue for people. The advice from healthcare experts is to pay attention to foot pain, and when it happens, to seek help right away. In the last 20 years, adult-acquired flatfoot has become…

Heel Soreness All The Things You Might Want To Know Heel Pains

Overview Heel pain is a very common condition. Patients complain of pain to the bottom of their heel, sometimes radiating into the arch area and are seeking effective treatment. Some patients think their heel pain would just go away on its…

What Can I Do About Achilles Tendon Pain ?

Overview Achilles tendinitis is a common condition that causes pain on the back of the leg near the heel. The achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body connecting your calf muscles to your heel bone. Your achilles tendon is used wh…

What Exactly Will Cause Pain At The Heel

Overview Plantar fasciitis is thickening of the plantar fascia, a band of tissue running underneath the sole of the foot. The thickening can be due to recent damage or injury, or can be because of an accumulation of smaller injuries over t…

What Can Cause Painful Heel

Overview Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis,…

What May Cause Painful Heel And Approaches To Prevent It

Overview Plantar Fasciitis is a chronic pain in the heel that can just appear from nowhere but it is actually a long standing mechanical condition caused by prolonged stress on your foot. In most cases Plantar Fasciitis is a common, but ve…

What Exactly Can Cause Plantar Fasciitis

Overview Plantar fasciitis: Inflammation of the plantar fascia, the bowstring-like tissue that stretches from the heel bone to the base of the toes. Plantar fasciitis can be due to calcaneal spurs, which typically cause localized tendernes…

Exercise Movements For Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as "arch pain” Although this description is non-specific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation Claw Toe of the planta…

Achilles Tendinitis

Overview This nagging injury can be long-lasting if not treated - and if your running form needs some work. The name Achilles is said to be a combination of two Greek words that together mean ?grief of the people.? The injury that bears th…

Complications After Hammer Toe Surgery

A hammer toe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toe, which causes it to be permanently bent. For more information about Hammertoe, call Foot Care of Manhattan at 212-564-2331 for an appointment with one of our New York City podi…

My Doctor Thinks The Pain In The Ball Of My Foot Is Caused By A

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed Thanks for visiting! Pain in the foot is one of the most common problems experienced by people at some time or the other in their life. Metatarsalgia pain can be acute, recurrent…

Hell Spur Treatment

Over the years I noticed that the older the injury the larger the spur. Soon I was able to predict within a few years when the patient had their injury based on the size of the spur. I have never seen a case where the spur was the cause of…

Mallet Toes? What Are They And How Do You Treat Them?

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Distinctly Oklahoma Magazine

One problem with using Manuka Honey topically on the skin, is that like other types of honey, it's sticky and not particularly user-friendly when applied. One manufacturer of health care products called Honeymark International has created …

Hammertoe Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors And Treatment

Here we would have a look at some of the severe causes of toe numbness. One common cause is diabetes. This illness, when not managed, damages the nerves in the extremities, including that of the toes. These nerves are damaged when tiny blo…

Prevention Is Better Than Cure We Have To Be Cautious

In the simplest of terms, diabetes is a disease where the body cannot effectively produce or use a hormone known as insulin. Without insulin, the blood sugar increases and carbohydrates and sugars are not used effectively by the body's cel…

Foot Pain

You know the song about how all the bones are connected-"the thigh bone connected to the back bone / the back bone connected to the neck bone"? Well, the same is true of your muscles. If your neck is stiff and your back is achy, guess what…

Knowing About Back Pain Diagnosis And Symptoms Leads To Health

You can read our recommendations about the best running shoes for flat feet in summer 2009, along with all our other running shoes reviews. -best-running-shoes-for-flat-feet-summer-2009/ An individual’s spine and back are supported by a ty…

How To Cope With Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Determine the need for hospitalization Hospitalization is the most expensive part of treating a diabetic foot infection, and deciding on its necessity requires consideration of both medical and social issues. Patients with infections that …

Foot Care

Our feet do a lot of work and carry our burden all day long and help us perform many actions as well. So show gratitude towards the most hardworking part of our body and pamper them with a pedicure once in a while. Taking utmost care of yo…