Archive for the ‘Podiatry In The News’ Category

10 Tips For Growing Healthy Toenails

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Here’s how to grow strong and healthy toenails free from fungus, bacteria, ingrown nails and other conditions that require a visit to a podiatrist. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a man or a woman: Strong, healthy toenails are a must for overall health and wellbeing. And all it takes to get clear, shiny toenails any(read more)

Foot Pain? Here’s a Quick Read About Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

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Originally published by the American Podiatric Medical Association What Is PAD? PAD is short for Peripheral Arterial Disease. PAD is caused by a blockage or narrowing of the arteries in the legs when fatty deposits called plaque buildup. The buildup of plaque causes the arteries to harden and narrow, which is called atherosclerosis. This results(read more)

Home Remedies for Foot Tendonitis Pain

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Check out this week’s video to learn more about home remedies for foot tendonitis (inflammation or pain in the foot caused by overuse or injury). These are common items which you likely already have around the house that can do wonders for helping to reduce your foot pain. Be sure to comment to let me(read more)

Foot Pain? Your Shoes may be the Culprit

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By Rachel Song Foot health obtains varying levels of priority in American society.  Like our attitude towards other matters of health, most of us only start to worry about our feet when we start to experience problems.  Statistics show that foot health issues are highly likely to occur with 88% of women wearing shoes too(read more)

Foot Health Issues: Causes & Solutions

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By Aetrex Marketing Did you know 75% of Americans will experience foot health problems at least once in their lives? Of this inordinately high percentage, 4 out of 5 are women largely due to unhealthy footwear such as high heels and ill-fitting shoes. For that reason, any foot pain you’re struggling with can most likely(read more)

Common Causes of Foot Pain

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By Nabil Ebraheim, MD Patients often complain of foot pain and there are several common causes of that pain. A correct diagnosis of the cause is essential to render the most appropriate treatment. Common Causes of Heel Pain: Baxter nerve compression Baxter nerve compression occurs when the first branch of the lateral plantar nerve becomes entrapped(read more)

Are Tight Calves Causing Your Foot Pain?

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One of the things I am learning in my journey to my best health possible is that what you think may be causing you symptoms (i.e. foot pain) may stem from a totally different area of the body. Often, when we experience heel and/or foot pain, it is stemming from tightness of our calf muscles, a(read more)

6 Common Walking Mistakes to Prevent Back, Hip & Foot Pain

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By Rachel Song Walking is a great low-impact exercise for boosting cardiovascular health, strengthening muscles in the legs and glutes, and even preventing back pain common in those of us with 9 to 5 desk jobs.  The problem is that many people don’t learn how to walk properly as it seems like a fairly intuitive(read more)

5 Ways to Assess Your Foot Health

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How often should you check your feet? If you’re an average walker, you take about 10,000 steps per day, which add up to more than 3 million steps per year. You’re also carrying approximately four to six times your body weight across the ankle joint when you climb stairs. This amounts to a lot of(read more)

5 Steps For Better Foot Health

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By Kristen Stenerson Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D., guru of integrative medicine, was in New York City at the Bryant Park Hotel last week with Australian podiatrist, Phillip Vasyli to introduce their program “Walkabout: A 28 Day Quest For Good Health” using their Orthaheel foot care products. Huff/Post50 asked Dr. Weil for the best tips on(read more)