The foot is made up of 26 bones. With so many bones, and some quite delicate, it can make them vulnerable to injury. In fact, one in every ten bone fractures happen in the foot. Treatment for fractures and the … Read More
Peroneal tendonitis is a condition that develops when the peroneal tendons in your legs are inflamed. It is an overuse injury usually caused by the tendons in the legs rubbing against bone which results in inflammation. As a reaction to … Read More
If your feet are aching or you can’t seem to escape injury, it may be because your shoes lack adequate arch support. Read on to learn more about the importance of arch support in your shoes.
Anatomy of the Foot… Read More
The discomfort caused by foot pain can interfere with performing your daily tasks and activities. If you suffer from pain in your feet, it is imperative to know how to give your feet the best care in order to help … Read More
Summer means more time going shoeless, whether it’s at the pool or just around the house, as well as wearing sandals and flip flops as the footwear of choice. But these choices too often translate to less protection and arch … Read More
Flimsy footwear like slippers, flip-flops, and sandals do not provide adequate support or benefit for the foot or ankle area, which is why they aren’t the ideal shoe for daily wear. They may be suitable for short stints in warm … Read More
Heel pain is very common. Most often, it occurs under or at the back of the heel, although it can also affect the sides of the heel.
Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of pain felt under the heel. … Read More