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When Is It Time to Talk with a Podiatrist about Heel Pain?

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Experiencing heel pain can quickly turn into a host of other problems, as issues with the range and smoothness of your gait can translate to trouble with your ankles, knees, and lower back. Not everyone is thrilled to visit a podiatry practice, but it’s a good idea to learn when it might be time to stop toughing it out and ask for a professional’s opinion. Dealing with Heel Pain Long before you go to a doctor, you’ll want to treat the immediate effects of heel pain. Read More»

How You Can Treat And Prevent Foot Pain When You Run Daily For Exercise

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Foot pain is fairly common among runners due to the long period of repetitive motion when you run and the pounding your feet take from running on hard surfaces. Injuries are common too, which results in further pain. Pain and injury are especially common when you first start a running program and haven’t learned how to care for your feet properly. Here’s a look at what causes foot pain when you run and how you can treat and prevent it. Read More»

Heel Spur Symptoms And Treatment Options

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Heel spurs can be very painful and may mimic the same pain as plantar fasciitis. It is a pain in the heel that is caused by excessive bone growth on the heel that rubs on the nerves, joints, and other areas of the foot. Heel spurs can happen to both men and women, although they can occur more often in women. Read on for symptoms and treatment options. Heel Spur Symptoms Read More»

Four Possible Reasons Why Your Ankle Sprain Isn't Healing

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A foot doctor could tell you many of the reasons why your ankle sprain refuses to heal. However, if you don’t want to visit an orthopedist and you are almost sure your ankle is going to be normal again on its own, have a look over the next few paragraphs. Try and understand what’s happening with your body when it’s so badly hurt. A sprained ankle is always painful, that’s for sure. Read More»

Got Flat Feet? Why You Need To Take Care Of The Problem Now

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If you have flat feet you likely do not have any pain. You still need to take care of the problem, however, or you will have a lot of pain down the road. Below is some information about flat feet, the causes of this problem, what will happen if you don’t get them treated, and the types of treatment available. Flat Feet Flat feet are also known as fallen arches. If you have this condition the arch of your feet will come directly in contact with the floor while you are standing. Read More»