December 12, 2013
The holiday season is approaching once again and we all know of what that means: many events at which to dress up and celebrate in style! However, for lots holiday-celebrators, particularly women, ..
February 17, 2013
Arch insoles are a type of orthotic insert that specializes or has included within their design, a focus on the arch of the foot. The point of this is to compensate for people who have a low arch, ..
December 23, 2012
Think about your feet for a moment. They're the base that your whole body is supported on. Not only do they take your weight when you're standing or walking; they still do their fair share when ..
December 18, 2012
Attractive as they may be to many people, feet don’t have an enviable life. Even if you’re not worried about your weight your body is still a large and fairly heavy object, and it spends ..
December 09, 2010
Swelling feet is a very irritating and unbearable condition. There can be many causes. The swelling feet need immediate attention as it may hinder you from performing your daily chores. It is ..
October 20, 2008
The San Diego Chargers star running back, LaDainian Tomlinson, has been hampered all season by an early turf toe injury. This injury can be devastating and has ended many NFL careers. What is turf ..
July 30, 2008
I have been running for almost 30 years with multiple coaches on numerous competitive levels, all of them told us to stretch daily to get faster and avoid injury. Yet many incredibly competitive ..
July 28, 2008
Painful blisters often plague distance runners. Blisters, as we all know, are caused by friction. Repeated rubbing of damp skin creates more friction than dry skin. Reduce dampness as well as the ..
July 28, 2008
The start of the season precipitates many adolescent sports injuries. This is often the result of doing “too much, too soon, too fast" or in other words, not being properly prepared. The ..
July 22, 2008
On the whole, the feet are very small when compared to the rest of the body. During the day, most people spend about 12 to 14 hours on their feet. Because the feet are used so much during normal ..
July 21, 2008
The use of your own in-home ultrasound system will get you back on your feet in no time. This article explains how it works and why you need it. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Ultrasound Most of us know .
July 12, 2008
Everyone talks about golf-induced pain, but foot injuries are hardly ever discussed. Most people just try to limp around the course, ride a cart or just throw their swing off and increase their ..
July 10, 2008
Many people above the age of 40 are found to have some degree of heel pain. Larger prevalence of heel pain can be contributed to the fact that with age the decrease in the elasticity of the plantar ..
June 25, 2008
I didn't think I was getting older. Inside I felt about 25, even though my actual age is 55. I was just aware that I was getting more and more annoyed about the odd aches and pains that used to come ..
June 20, 2008
Shoe shopping can be a nightmare! The wrong shoes can cause or aggravate foot ailments. The right shoes can often prevent - but cannot correct - problems. So wearing the right shoes is vital to foot ..
June 17, 2008
Note: you can use hand balls and tennis balls for the following exercises. High arches, fallen arches, pronation, corns, bunions, callouses, and most anything else that can go wrong with the feet ..
May 14, 2008
Can you believe that you travel an estimated 75,000 miles on foot in your lifetime? Your feet are meant to last a lifetime, but are the hardest working part of your body and in times of economic ..
May 01, 2008
Is it a foregone conclusion, that if you run for years, you will have arthritis? Many of my patients are concerned that the aches and pains that are inevitable from distance running are actually ..
August 28, 2007
An ingrown toenail is a condition that if you have ever had one, you will never forget it! An ingrown toenail is a very painful condition of the toe and affects men, women, boys and girls. The agony ..
March 07, 2007
Many people with arthritis foot pain benefit from orthotic inserts. Orthotics is the science of constructing or custom designing foot appliances such as arch supports, shoe inserts, shoes, etc. , to ..
February 25, 2007
Although flat feet affect a significant part of the population, so does diabetes. Like those with flat feet, people with diabetes can develop foot pain. However, the foot condition that affects ..
February 11, 2007
Plantars warts and duct tape. . . You probably think I am crazy; but I am not. First of all, let me tell you about my personal experience with plantars warts and duct tape. My daughter who is eleven .
February 11, 2007
Plantars wart treatment can be time consuming and you should seek the advice of your podiatrist or primary care physician to see which treatment option is best for you. Plantar warts are benign ..
January 30, 2007
Do you have painful neuropathy or know someone who suffers from this condition? If so, you know how debilitating it can be. The good news is that there is now an effective approach called cryosurgery .
January 16, 2007
Flat feet is a common condition of the foot that occurs in the walking process when an individual’s arch collapses upon weight bearing. This motion can cause extreme stress or inflammation on ..