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Foot Pain: Why Quick Treatment Matters

I've never been one to call a doctor with minor ailments. While that sounds good on the surface, it can mean that a condition gets so bad that professional treatment becomes necessary. That is why I found myself in the office of a local podiatrist last year. It started with a pain in my right heel. I tried all sorts of over the counter products and nothing helped. When the pain got bad enough to keep me awake at night, I finally sought medical help. After months of suffering, it took nothing more than a minor procedure to take care of the problem. If you have pain in the feet, ankles, legs, or knees, don't waste time trying home remedies. See a podiatrist today. I'm betting that the professional can get rid of your pain quickly and save you weeks of suffering.

Bunions: The Good, The Bad, The Treatment

17 June 2015
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Bunions are a protrusion that forms on the foot, near the base of the big toe. Bunions stick out to the side, near the joint of the big toe, making the entire foot look as if it's at an angle. Bunions are an extremely common condition affecting as much as 36 percent of people over the age of 65. Understanding your bunions more thoroughly can help you as you seek treatment and relief. Read More …

3 Tips For Protecting Your Ankles While Playing Soccer

27 April 2015
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With more Americans becoming more interested in soccer, more younger people are joining leagues across the country. While playing, it is important to take precautions to avoid injuries, especially ankle injuries. Here are some tips to ensure that you can enjoy the sport without suffering an injury. Wear the Right Ankle Brace The brace that you choose for wear during soccer practice and matches needs to not only support your ankle, but be lightweight enough not to impact your game. Read More …

Two Common Causes Of Achilles Tendon Pain In Runners

21 April 2015
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The Achilles tendon is named for the Greek warrior whose weak spot was his heel. Many runners, it seems, have the same weak spot as this warrior. When they increase their mileage or do a hard workout, they find that their Achilles throbs painfully. Perhaps it's even so sore that they have to take a few weeks off from training. If you've been experiencing Achilles tendon pain, don't simply keep running through it and hope it goes away. Read More …

What To Expect From Bunion Surgery

14 April 2015
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Your doctor has recommended surgery to correct the bone and muscle problems in your toe caused by a bunion. This foot surgery has become a common way to reduce this painful condition, when non-invasive treatments aren't working. Here is what you can expect before, during and after your bunion surgery. Why Your Doctor May Recommend Surgery Your bunion is caused by the large bone in your big toe being out of alignment. Read More …