ACFAS examines the effects of high heels in female runners

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Foot and ankle surgeons at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) in Orlando this week are researching how to effectively treat neuromas, a Read more....

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Gwyneth Paltrow prefers spring footwear that can cause foot problems

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Gwyneth Paltrow is surely not lacking anything in the height department. Yet, in her newsletter GOOP, the actress recommends towering Marni and Azzedine Alaia heels that will lend credibility to Read more....

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Surgery Prices to be posted online in proposed Oklahoma Bill

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Bunion surgery is a costly and painful procedure that is only recommended for the most severe cases of bunions or hallux valgus. Most podiatrists will prescribe a hinged bunion splint such as Read more....

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How to prevent foot problems caused by high heels

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High-heeled shoes are thought to characterise femininity and beauty, making the wearer feel self-assured and elegant. But they also alter alignment of the feet, legs, and back, and can have Read more....

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Emma Thompson known for her distate of high heels

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As shown at the recent Golden Globes awards, actress Emma Thompson is familiar with enduring pain for fashion. During her appearance at the Golden Globe awards, Emma was seen holding up an Read more....

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Men experience the pain of high heels during charity walk against domestic violence

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In a recent article on the Nottingham Post, columnist Bryan Henesey covered the public display of support for the Broxtowe Womens’ Project. In his article, Read more....

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2014 Winter Olympics remind us of the importance of foot health

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As television viewers stare in awe at the incredible feats being performed by Olympians at the 2014 winter games, podiatrists around the world are marveling at their feet. After all, foot pain can Read more....

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Following bunion surgery, Victoria Beckham ditching the high heels for more comfy shoes

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Former Spice Girl star, wife of David Beckham and international fashionista Victoria Beckham has long been known for her love of high heels. But it seems that the fashionista has changed her mind Read more....

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Kent State University new dean of the podiatry unit

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Allan M. Boike, D.P.M., FACFAS, has been named dean of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine. Boike currently serves as the director of the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Read more....

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Are all shoes damaging to the feet?

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In a recent article in XOJane, titled, “I Have $10,000.00 Worth of Shoes I Can’t Wear “, there is significant evidence that shows feet sustain permanent damage from all types of Read more....

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Cosmetic Toe Shortening is a shockingly popular new fad

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Millions of women around the world commonly undergo surgical procedures to relieve or cure foot pain related to ailments such as bunions or hallux valgus. One little-known surgical procedure Read more....

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Bunion Aid Reviews are overwhelmingly positive

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The podiatrist recommended Bunion Aid Splint is widely prescribed by medical professionals for bunion treatment and post bunion surgery recovery. In addition to being the top bunion splint choice Read more....

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Bunion Aid Post Surgery Splint commonly used in post bunion surgery recovery

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Doctors are recommending Bunion Aid as part of their post-surgical care regiment to maintain surgical fixation, return patients to an active lifestyle during the healing process, and avoid Read more....

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Are bunion splints effective in preventing bunion surgery?

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According to Bunionella on Bunion Advisor, “Bunions are affectionately referred to as the red swollen bump on the base joint of the big toe, or less affectionately, often referred to as a Read more....

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What are bunions?

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Millions of women around the world suffer from debilitating bunions daily. In orthopedics, “bunions” and Hallux valgus are terms used to describe one of the most common ailments of the Read more....

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When is bunion surgery needed in children?

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In a recent article for the Huffington Post, Dr. Neal M. Blitz discusses the shocking prevalence of bunions in children and whether bunion surgery can be suitable for children. There has been a Read more....

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Winter can be especially hard on your feet!

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Many women suffer from various foot ailments as a result of wearing footwear commonly associated with summertime, such as heels, slippers and sandals. However, contrary to popular belief, winter Read more....

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How to care for your feet if you have to wear heels

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It is common knowledge that high heels can cause or worsen bunions. Millions of women around the world suffer from debilitating bunions or “Hallux valgus” due to wearing high heels for Read more....

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Sarah Jessica Parker admits that High Heels ruined her feet

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In a recent interview for Net-a-Porter’s magazine, Sarah Jessica Parker explained how high heels ruined her feet. As a former character on the hit series, Read more....

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If you love heels, watch your shoe size as you age!

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It is common knowledge that wearing High Heels can exacerbate a number of foot problems including debilitating bunions or hallux valgus, but there are ways to minimize the damage that heels do your Read more....

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