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How to Get Rid of and Avoid Painful Foot Warts Dec 2nd, 2019

That thick, raised patch of hardened skin on the ball of your foot or your heel may look a lot like a callus, but if it’s tender or painful when you touch it or put pressure on it, it’s probably a wart.  Similar to warts that appear elsewhere on your...

Waking Up with Aching, Shooting Pain in Your Feet? It Could Be Plantar Fasciitis Oct 31st, 2019

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition in the foot that typically occurs when you get out of bed in the morning or stand after being in the seated position for an extended period of time. If this sounds familiar, you could have plantar fasciitis, and there are some at-home treatments...

5 Solutions for Managing Peripheral Neuropathy Pain Oct 1st, 2019

When peripheral neuropathy hits your feet, you may experience extreme pain, loss of sensation, or points anywhere between these extremes. High blood sugar associated with diabetes is one of the most common causes, and it is often numbness that creates issues since you can damage your feet without noticing. That...

How Bunions Can Lead to Additional Foot Problems Sep 1st, 2019

When style takes priority over comfort, there’s usually a price to pay. When you’re talking about footwear, that price might be bunions. Over time, shoes that press your toes together can cause changes to the joints of your big toe and sometimes to your baby toe. It’s not always shoes...

When Does Your Ingrown Toenail Require Professional Care? Aug 5th, 2019

You feel it with every step and slight movement of your foot – the stabbing pain of your hard toenail digging into the soft skin of your toe. You have an ingrown toenail.  Over their lifetime, most people will feel the pain of an ingrown toenail – a journal archived...

5 Tips for Strengthening Your Ankle After a Sprain Jul 12th, 2019

So you took a misstep and now your ankle isn’t quite up to speed. Ankle sprains are common and can happen to anyone. While overstretching your ligament doesn’t sound like a big deal, it could be. Without proper treatment, your ankle may not get the support it needs, and you...