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Bunions are all too common and affect all ages of people. They are more apt to happen to women, thought to be because of the pointy-toed, or high-heeled fashionable shoes they wear. However, they are not only caused by shoes, as bunions can happen to people in cultures who do not wear shoes. A bunion… Read more »
Learning more about the biomechanics of how the feet work can help an individual better protect their feet from developing damaging conditions. One important thing to know about how the feet function is that there are critical areas of fat padding on the feet. Typically, individuals try to minimize the extent to which they have… Read more »
Do you suffer from heel pain when you get up in the morning? If so, you should seek the professional help of your podiatrist and have a proper diagnosis performed. Heel pain can be caused by several different foot-related conditions.
Research has shown that an ankle sprain is one of the most common types of sports injuries. It can happen as a result of suddenly jolting or twisting the ankle, possibly causing it to overstretch. Many patients experience immediate pain, swelling, or bruising, from spraining an ankle. Elevating the foot may help to alleviate some… Read more »
One of the most important functions that a good pair of shoes serves is to essentially protect the toes from injury. The toes are resilient yet very delicate parts of the human body. Good shoes have a toe box that can insulate and protect the toes from falling objects or from being stubbed. One of… Read more »