27 03, 2020

Pain When Walking on Hard Surfaces

By |2020-03-27T21:57:55+00:00March 27th, 2020|

Walking is the main purpose of your feet and legs. Dealing with foot pain is agonizing because we use our feet everyday. When there is pain when simply walking, there might be a serious reason why. Walking on hard surfaces can be painful if you have Plantar Fasciitis. It is the most common cause of [...]

25 03, 2020

Shoe Inserts or Orthotics for Foot Pain

By |2020-03-25T22:39:01+00:00March 25th, 2020|

If you are experiencing foot pain, you might be thinking about shoe inserts. Shoe inserts can help ease foot pain, but you might need orthotics. This would depend on the problem that causes pain in your foot. Shoe inserts can be bought in stores without a prescription. They are made with gel, plastic, or foam [...]

23 03, 2020

What Causes a Heel Spur?

By |2020-03-23T23:17:47+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Heel spurs are caused by chronic plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the fibrous band of tissue that connects the toes to the heel bone. The plantar fascia serves as the padding for the bottom of the foot. All the pressure form the body's weight is on the [...]

18 03, 2020

What is a Bunion?

By |2020-03-18T17:25:48+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Bunions can interfere with daily activities like walking and exercising. Many women have this deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions develop when the bone of the big toe turns pointing toward the smaller toes. This makes the joint to pop out, causing a bulge on the inner side of [...]

17 03, 2020

Common Causes and Treatments for Foot Pain and Soreness

By |2020-03-17T23:21:19+00:00March 17th, 2020|

Foot pain and soreness are common people over the age of 50 because people start losing their fat padding on the bottom of their foot. Areas such as the ball and heel of the foot bear most of the body’s weight and are protected by fat pads that are thick. However, these fat pads start [...]

13 03, 2020

How to Keep Feet Healthy

By |2020-03-13T22:40:48+00:00March 13th, 2020|

Diabetes comes with various foot problems because of poor circulation to the extremities. When you have diabetes, you should always be careful with your feet and follow proper diabetic foot care to avoid serious problems. Below are steps that you should include in your foot care plan.  It is important to check your feet every [...]

5 03, 2020

Hammer, Mallet, and Claw Toes

By |2020-03-05T00:31:36+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Hammer, mallet, and claw toes are types of deformed toes. The toes are bent into a weird position and may cause pain. These conditions usually affect the smaller toes, not on the big toe. A hammertoe is when the toe bends downward at the middle toe joint. This causes the middle toe joint to rise [...]