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Tips for finding the right podiatrist

Choosing the right podiatrist is one of the most important decisions you will make regarding your foot health.

When choosing a doctor for any type of medical condition, it’s important to make sure that they are meeting your specific needs and keeping your health in mind. Continue reading

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Morton’s neuroma and bunions: Similarities and differences

Since both conditions affect the ball of your feet, it can be hard to distinguish between a bunion and Morton's neuroma.

Pain in the ball of your foot can be confusing. Continue reading

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How hammertoes happen

High heels and ill-fitting shoes can exacerbate hammertoes and bunions.

Many people who have a bunion with also acquire hammertoes, a common deformity that affects the second, third and fourth toes. Continue reading

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Great fitness options for gout and bunions

There are several exercises you can do to help your achy bunion or gout.

Gout and bunions are conditions that afflict the big toe. Continue reading

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What your podiatrist might ask about your foot pain

Your doctor may perform a variety of examinations, including x-rays, to determine what kind of foot problem you have.

If you have decided to seek professional help regarding your bunion pain, then you might want to know what to expect from your doctor’s visit. Continue reading

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Corns, calluses and bunions are linked to faulty shoes

Picking the wrong shoes can result in a variety of foot problems, including corns, calluses and bunions.

There’s one thing that fashion divas, athletes, blue collar workers and wait staff all have from time to time: Foot pain. Continue reading

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Psoriasis: A common foot problem

Since you use your feet frequently, an ailment like psoriasis can become extremely painful.

People don’t typically think about their feet, but they are some of the hardest working body parts around. Continue reading

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When to see a doctor for your bunion

clinical studies prove bunion aid works

Going to the doctor is usually something we don’t look forward to – especially when it comes to foot pain. Continue reading

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Top 4 non-surgical treatments for your bunion

Orthotics, shoe inserts and pads are all common conservative treatments that can help alleviate your bunion pain.

Many people think that if they start to feel a bony bump growing on their toe, surgery is the only treatment. Continue reading

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Cold weather can exacerbate bunion pain

Joint pain can get worse when winter hits, although doctors are still unsure why.

With much of the United States getting blankets of snow, people’s bunion pain may become even worse in these last remaining days of winter. Continue reading

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Cold weather can exacerbate bunion pain

Joint pain can get worse when winter hits, although doctors are still unsure why.

With much of the United States getting blankets of snow, people’s bunion pain may become even worse in these last remaining days of winter. Continue reading

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New physical therapy trend could help relieve your achy bunion

By using exercise balls, Yamuna can help alleviate stiffness in achy joints like bunions.

The latest physical therapy trend to come out of New York City – called Yamuna – may help you reduce your risk of bunions. Continue reading

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The most common site of arthritic foot pain? Your big toe

Arthritis in the big toe is usually a trigger for other foot conditions like bunions.

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the most common site of foot arthritis is at the base of the big toe joint – also called the metatarsal head. Continue reading

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How to prevent underlapping toes

Underlapping toes are common problem with people who wear tight-fitting shoes.

Also called congenital curly toes according to the Podiatry Network, overlapping toes are a common foot problem for adults and children alike. Continue reading

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Pregnancy triggers foot pain

One of the most overlooked issues wit expectant mothers is foot pain.

Although there are a variety of significant changes that a pregnant woman will go through, one of the biggest complaints is nagging foot pain. Continue reading

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Top foot problems caused by arthritis

Many arthritic problems occur in the forefoot, since this is where the majority of the foot joints are.

Because there are 28 bones in¬† each foot and your feet take the brunt of wear and tear in daily life, it shouldn’t come as a shock that arthritis – the deterioration of joints – can happen in your feet. Continue reading

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No two bunions are alike

Not every bunion is the same, so it is important to talk to your podiatrist about treatment options, including orthotics.

Just like thumbprints, no two bunions are alike, according to Jon T. Fitzgerald, DPM, a noted podiatrist from Portland, Oregon. Continue reading

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Could laser therapy be a solution to your foot pain?

Laser surgeries have been used for skin and eye problems in the past, and some now claim they can be a solution for foot problems.

Blue Ridge Foot Center, a podiatry care facility in Asheville, North Carolina, has recently unveiled a new method of treating everything from ankle sprains to stubborn foot pain – without the patient having to go under the knife. Continue reading

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Bunions can lead to corns

Ill-fitting shoes, not wearing socks and medical conditions like diabetes can all cause corns and bunions.

Because of constant contact, corns can also be an annoying side effect of bunion pain. Continue reading

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Foot pain: A common problem with seniors

Just because you are getting foot pain doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your golden years.

No one said aging was easy – and unfortunately this pertains to your foot health. Continue reading

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