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The Importance of Arch Support

Your foot has a natural arch that is essential to standing, walking, and running. If you have any irregularities in your arches, you may suffer pain in your feet as well as in other areas of your body. Arch support can help.

Jul 15th, 2020
At-Home Stretches to Ease Heel Spur Pain

People with pain and discomfort in the heel often have heel spurs and accompanying plantar fasciitis. Stretching is one way to ease your pain. Learn some moves you can do at home.

Jun 23rd, 2020
How To Prevent Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot causes itchiness, cracking, and flakiness on your feet and between your toes. In addition to being embarrassing, it’s just plain uncomfortable. Prevent it from setting in with some smart habits.

May 29th, 2020
Why You Should Avoid Walking Barefoot When You Have Diabetes

Diabetics often have problems with their feet because of the nerve damage that can occur with high glucose levels. Walking barefoot invites injury and possible complications. Read on to learn why you should zealously take care of your feet.

Apr 27th, 2020
Here's How to Treat Ingrown Nails With Epsom Salts

If it hurts to wear shoes or you find walking to be a chore, you could have an ingrown toenail. An ingrown toenail causes a painful infection that’s hard to ignore. Treat a mild ingrown toenail at home with Epsom salt soaks. Read on to learn how.

Mar 25th, 2020
Calluses on Your Feet: Causes and Solutions

Thick, hardened areas of your skin develop on your feet for self-protection. Areas that experience rubbing or pressure develop calluses to prevent what your body perceives as possible damage. Learn how you can reduce these unsightly patches.

Feb 1st, 2020
High Heels and Bunion Pain: What You Need to Know

If you have a sore, red bump on the side of your foot where your big toe joins the rest of your foot, it might be a bunion. But what caused it? Did you inherit your mother’s feet, or are your high heels to blame? Read more about bunions and high heels.

Jan 1st, 2020
Common Foot Problems for Kids

Has your child complained of foot pain? It’s not always easy to know when foot problems need professional care. From flat feet to growing pains, find out more about the most common foot issues affecting kids.

Nov 1st, 2019
Living With Plantar Fasciitis

Hitting the snooze button and lingering in bed is a pleasure. But if you have plantar fasciitis, it’s not joy, but fear of foot pain that keeps you under the covers. Find out how to cope with the condition and get your feet ready for mornings again.

Oct 1st, 2019
How Bunions Affect Your Overall Health

Do you have trouble walking, or are you experiencing pain while wearing shoes? Bunions can affect way more than your big toe. Don’t let them have a negative impact on your health or other parts of your body.

Aug 1st, 2019
Summertime Tips for Healthy Feet

Protecting your feet should be as natural as protecting the rest of you when you decide to go to the beach, stroll the boardwalk, or whatever you do this summer! Here are things to keep in mind.

Jul 5th, 2019
Can Your Diabetes Negatively Affect Your Feet?

Living with diabetes makes you an expert at managing blood sugar levels and the food you consume. While monitoring these variables is important, you also need to be aware of how this disease affects the rest of your body — from head to toe.

Jun 1st, 2019
3 Conservative Therapies for Treating Heel Spurs

Heel spurs develop slowly with continuous pressure. If you suffer from heel pain after standing for long periods or after exercising, heel spurs may be to blame. Learn more about nonsurgical heel spur treatment options to relieve your pain.

Mar 1st, 2019
Is Surgery Always Needed to Treat Bunions?

If you have a bunion that’s painfully disrupting your life, we have a host of treatment options to get you on your feet comfortably again. Only if none of those approaches work would we consider bunion surgery. Learn more about surgery-free methods.

Feb 6th, 2019