Monthly Archives: May 2011

Do high heels need warning labels?

On the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living blog, podiatrist Neal M. Blitz ponders whether high heels should come with warnings of possible bunions, hammer toe or tight calf muscles. Continue reading

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Lady Gaga’s crazy shoes are taking a toll on her feet

The Daily Mirror has reported that Lady Gaga is rumored to have bunions on both feet as well as intense foot pain and tendonitis as a result of the skyscraper heels that she is regularly photographed in. Continue reading

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Choose proper sports shoes to avoid bunions, foot pain

Beginners in activities like spinning or running may be putting themselves at risk of foot injury or deformity if they don’t choose the right kind of shoe for their sport Continue reading

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Make calloused bunions food for the fishes

Imagine dipping your sore, calloused, bunion-ridden feet into a small pool filled with fish and letting their tiny toothless mouths nibble away at the unsightly dead skin, turning your source of embarrassment into a nourishing meal. Continue reading

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Trail running can be tricky, especially with bunions

Runners who have forested trails near their homes may be feeling tempted to hit the woods for their daily jog. However, uneven terrain and hidden tree roots mean that one should have their feet in top shape before venturing out into nature. Continue reading

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People with bunions, other foot conditions should avoid toning shoes

A recent article in Consumer Reports states that the number of complaints and injuries as a result of wearing toning shoes – like Skechers’ Shape-Ups or Easy Spirit Anti-Gravity shoes – is on the rise. Continue reading

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Pre-run stretching shown to be useless

Researchers at Montgomery Orthopedics conducted a study on more than 2,700 runners and found that stretching before a run is a benign activity which neither helps nor hurts the athlete. Continue reading

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Make sure shoes fit to avoid bunions

An article on Newswise.com reports that nearly 40 percent of women wear high heels on a regular basis, with three-quarters of them experiencing subsequent foot pain, bunions or hammer toe. Continue reading

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Bunion surgery may fix protrusion but lead to other problems

On BunionSurvivor.com, a yoga enthusiast reported that the bunion surgery she had was successful in eliminating the bony protrusion stemming from the joint of her big toe, Continue reading

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Just your average bunion

While bunions often conjure images of grandmothers rubbing their swollen, calloused feet, the foot deformity is actually the most common condition affecting the feet in women of all ages. Continue reading

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Historians explore Lincoln’s boots, tell of his bunions

In an article published by The Washington Post, a group of curators at the National Park Service reveal the intricacies of a pair of Abraham Lincoln’s boots that he wore on his way to the Ford’s Theatre in 1865. Continue reading

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Gwyneth Paltrow recommends spring footwear that may cause bunions

Gwyneth Paltrow is surely not lacking anything in the height department. Continue reading

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Find the hottest shoes, fashions in any city

A new smartphone application called Fashion Nomad allows travelers to find the best independent clothing and shoe boutiques in any city, all with the tap of a finger. Continue reading

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Tom and Katie’s kid dons heels – again

As if Suri Cruise did not have enough to worry about. Continue reading

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J. Lo. set to release line of fashion for Kohl’s

Jennifer Lopez has once again become a household name with her new role as a judge on American Idol and now plans to give her name to a clothing line for Kohl’s. Continue reading

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Early treatment of lower back pain may reverse more serious consequences

Lower back pain has many causes – from bunions that lead to hindered foot landing mechanics to herniated discs. Moreover, the consequences of such pain can be as serious as cognitive decline and other mental problems. Continue reading

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