Healthy, Beautiful Feet Through Podiatry and Natural Healthcare

Orthotic Inserts for Morton's Neuroma

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Do you have tingling and pain in the ball of your foot? You may have a Morton’s neuroma, a common swelling of a nerve in your foot which affects a range of people from tennis players to high heel lovers. Morton’s neuroma occurs when a nerve in your foot becomes thickened and scarred as a result of chronic pressure. This nerve is known as the digital nerve and runs between the metatarsals or forefoot bones.…

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Home Remedies You Can Use To Ease Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a form of heel pain that is caused when your plantar fascia becomes inflamed due to extraneous activity. This is typically an athlete’s condition but can also happen to you when climbing an incline, walking down stairs or running. Plantar fasciitis will occur when your feet experience the heel striking on the ground due to an over stride when walking, climbing or running. Another reason you may develop plantar fasciitis is if you have an inflexible Achilles heel coupled with tight calves.…

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How Runners and Athletes Can Avoid Lower Limb Injuries

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If you regularly run or jog or are very athletic and active, you may be concerned with how to protect your legs from being injured. Pulled or torn muscles and other soft tissue injuries can mean weeks of being off your feet, if not the require surgery and other such treatment. To prevent this, note a few ways that runners and athletes can avoid these injuries as much as possible, and remember to discuss these with your doctor, physical therapist, or other healthcare professional if you need more information.…

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