A bunion is a bony bump that develops around the joint at the base of the big toe. It can be an uncomfortable condition that causes inflammation, pain, and redness. It usually worsens over time. Bunion surgery may be necessary … Read More
Did you know that an active person walks approximately 7,500 steps a day? So, if you live until 80, you will have walked over 2,000,000 steps in your lifetime.
Your feet are the foundation of your mobility and strength—they take … Read More
You may have pain in the back of your lower leg, and right above your heel, due to an injury to your Achilles tendon. This is the tendon that connects your calf muscle to your heel bone. If you have … Read More
For people with diabetes, foot problems are a common occurrence. Foot problems can lead to serious complications and are a leading reason for diabetes-related hospitalizations. Diabetic shoes are specially designed footwear that can help to evenly distribute pressure over the … Read More
The pitter-patter of little feet is sound parents love to hear. However, if your child has a foot deformity, you may worry every time your child takes a step. On the other hand, you may worry as soon as your … Read More
Heel pain is a common foot problem that can be caused by a number of different factors. Some of these factors include excessive exercise, exercising on hard surfaces, or wearing unsupportive shoes. It can often be treated with rest and … Read More
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) can compromise the blood circulation in your arms and legs due to plaque buildup in the artery walls. The condition often causes severe leg pain and other debilitating symptoms, because the arteries carry blood from the … Read More
Our foot arches serve a quietly important role in standing, walking, jumping, and running. The arch in the foot supports your posture and facilitates proper gait.
Because you use your feet so often throughout the day, your foot arches are … Read More
A heel spur is a bony growth that usually forms when the plantar fascia – which is the thick band of tissue that connects your heel to your toes – separates from the heel bone and therefore causes inflammation, as … Read More