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What’s Causing My Foot Arch Pain?

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Find out what’s likely causing your foot arch pain and burning, and learn treatment options that help relieve the symptoms hurting the bottom of your feet. Do you often feel an intense, shooting pain on the bottom of your foot between the toes and heel? Or a burning sensation in that same middle section of(read more)

Get Rid of Stinky Feet For Good

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If embarrassing foot odor has stopped you in your tracks, follow these tips to get rid of stinky feet and have them back to smelling fresh in no time. Foot odor — called bromodosis in the medical world — can easily have you turning green and feeling blue, but luckily it’s a common condition that is(read more)

5 Helpful Things to Do If You Work on Your Feet

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The effects of standing all day can show up almost right away and prolonged standing or walking can often accelerate health problems. Standing all day on your feet either for work or pleasure can result in a host of foot and body ailments including, varicose veins, plantar fasciitis and low back pain. Follow these simple(read more)

Self-care for Shin Splints

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Shin splints occurs when you have pain in the front of your lower leg. The pain of shin splints is from the inflammation of the muscles, tendons, and bone tissue around your shin. Shin splints are a common problem for runners, gymnasts, dancers, and military recruits. However, there are things you can do to heal(read more)

How to Reduce Foot Pain and Swelling With Diet

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Eating these foods is great for the health of your feet, including preventing and relieving painful foot conditions like gout, swelling, calluses and more. A lot of us run from diets, but you can’t really run if your feet aren’t in great condition. Therefore, one of the most important diets is one that contributes to(read more)

7 Important Features to Look for in Winter Boots

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1. Warmth Warmth is obviously a major concern when shopping for winter boots. How can a consumer measure the warmth a boot will offer without trying them out? For one, manufacturers of serious winter boots often give a temperature rating. Sorel, a popular brand of cold weather footwear, makes boots that can handle up to(read more)

Lateral or Side of Foot Pain? Find Answers Here

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Lateral foot pain (outside foot pain) can literally stop you in your tracks. If you are into fitness or running you might be more prone to experience lateral foot pain, but it can strike anyone at anytime due to various foot conditions. Injury among the complex series of bones, muscles, tendons, and connective tissue in(read more)

Top 5 Foot Problems & How to Treat Them

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  For original source credit and more go to Healthy Inspiration, Medical Science + Technology Ouch! We’ve teamed up with our in-house expert, Dr. Jacqueline Sutera a surgically trained doctor of podiatric medicine specializing in the prevention and treatment of foot pathology, to learn more about the top 5 foot problems. Here are her recommended remedies(read more)

Does Your Child Have Heel Pain? Could Be Sever’s Disease

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Courtesy of Calcaneal apophysitis is commonly called Sever’s disease, although it is not a true “disease.” It is the most common cause of heel pain in children aged 8 to 15 years old and can occur in one or both feet. This pain at the back of the heel is caused by overuse and, if(read more)

How to Slow Down or Stop Callus Growth on Feet

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Courtesy of Dr. Ava Shamban, https://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/ava-shamban-your-skin-and-your-health/callus-behavior/ How do I prevent or slow down the forming of callouses on my heels? It’s annoying to have to frequently scrape callouses off my heels, and if I don’t, they eventually crack painfully. How do I slow down or halt their growth? Is it a matter of shoes, socks,(read more)