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Injuries

Foot Injuries: Healing Takes Time

Everyone has experienced a foot or ankle-related injury that resulted in discomfort or swelling at some point. Muscle and bone strength decrease as people age. Moreover, the likelihood of fractures and other types of injuries is higher among the elderly, as they experience decreased balance and visual issues. Most minor wounds might recover on their…

Pain

Keep Your Feet Pain-Free During the Holiday Season

You might be surprised to learn how frequently people suffer from agonizing foot pain. Plantar fasciitis, which is a condition that causes heel pain, is highly prevalent among adults. Foot pain among senior citizens may raise the risk of stumbles and falls. With the holidays already underway, good foot health is essential. Regardless of your…

Dry

Coping with Dry Skin

Did you know an entire network of nerves is located just below the skin? Your skin, the body’s biggest organ, defends your body against harmful foreign elements and regulates your body’s temperature. The feet sustain regular wear and tear, which is why it is no surprise that they can become dry and, in some cases,…

Bunion

Bunion Do’s and Don’ts

The majority of us don’t pay that much attention to our feet. However, for those with bunions, you should pay greater attention, particularly if you experience pain. Unfortunately, women are more prone to get a bunion than men. A bunion (hallux valgus) is a bony bump that forms on the side of the big toe.…

Feet

7 Things That Might Be Making Your Feet Hurt

Excessive usage, ill-fitted footwear, and even genetics can lead to foot conditions and diseases that can significantly limit your mobility. Here are some everyday things people might be doing that are harmful to their feet: In addition to standing on our feet for extended periods, we may also be forcing our feet into tight, stiff…

Standing

Is Standing Too Long Bad for You?

Is standing for long durations safe? There are a number of issues that are associated with standing for prolonged periods. These include blood clots that cause pain, swelling and impaired circulation to the feet. Additionally, standing all day can exacerbate pre-existing foot issues. If your profession requires you to stand for extended periods, it is…