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heel spur causes

Which Running Shoes are Best Fit for You?

By - Flat Feet,Heel spurs & plantar fasciitis,High arched feet

Which running shoes best fit you? Could you ever imagine your life without a pair of shoes? Is it possible to be barefooted when walking or running? Some people find it comfortable being barefooted. But, most people cannot bear a life without shoes!  I believe shoes are considered a necessity in today’s world, when you […]

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heel spurs

Heel Spur: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

By - Foot and ankle pain and instability,Heel spurs & plantar fasciitis

Key Takeaways on Heel Spur The plantar fascia is a thick band found in the foot that stretches from the heel bone and connects to the ball of the foot (metatarsal heads), giving it its bowstring appearance. The recurring mechanical strain to the area leads to ossification or bony deposit build-up. Various studies show that […]

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Adelaide podiatrist

OTC Orthotics: Are They Any Good?

By - Orthotics

Orthotics are medical devices used to treat foot, ankle, or leg problems. Orthotics can either be a special shoe or heel insert. There are several types of orthotics. Of these, over-the-counter (OTC) orthotics are the most accessible. However, are they any good? To help you make an informed decision, here are some things that are […]

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Bunion surgery

Bunion Surgery and What You Need to Know

By - Bunions

If you have a bunion, you need to see a podiatrist for orthotics and wear wider shoes.  If it continues to cause discomfort, your podiatrist will probably recommend surgery. Below you will find the most important information about bunion surgery. What Is a Bunion? A bony lump located at the side and base of the […]

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Plantar wart home remedies

Warts on Your Foot? Here are 4 Plantar Wart Home Remedies You Can Try

By - Warts

Plantar wart is a common medical condition of the foot. It is the result of a viral infection caused by the Human PapillomaVirus (HPV). The HPV virus is highly contagious. You can easily get an infection just by walking barefoot in public such as gyms, pools, and locker rooms. If you have the infection, your first option is […]

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onychocryptosis or ingrown toenail

9 Ingrown Toenail Remedies You Can Do at Home

By - Ingrown toenails

Ingrown toenails that are not showing signs of infection can be treated at home. There are ingrown toenail remedies for mild cases that only need simple treatment. Health care professionals do not recommend treating an infected ingrown toenail. Never attempt to lift your ingrown toenail with cotton or dental floss. This could only introduce bacteria into […]

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Foot Condition - Tendonitis

Joint Pains? It Could be Tendonitis

By - Tendonitis

Are you experiencing pain in your elbow, shoulder, knee, or foot? Does it intensify when you do your usual day-to-day activities? You might be suffering from tendonitis. But before we dive into this condition, let us first understand what tendons are. What are Tendons? Tendons are fibrous, connective tissues that bind a muscle to a […]

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Keeping You Active

Keeping You Active Podcast

By - Videos

The quality of your life can be significantly improved by ensuring that you make time every day to keep active. Often you will meet people who can and do keep active and enjoy their life more because of their attention to this important aspect of living. Each week the Keeping You Active  

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custom orthotics

Orthotic Shoes vs Custom Orthotics: Which One is Right for You?

By - Orthotics

A lot of foot and knee problems can bring severe pain and discomfort, making this very debilitating and disabling. Footwear manufacturers have thus come up with orthotic shoes, but can these off-the-shelf products be enough? How do they compare with custom orthotics? Let us look at the pros and cons of both. Orthotic Shoes Orthotic […]

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custom orthotics

Foot and Knee Problems? It Might be Custom Orthotics that You Need

By - Foot and ankle pain and instability,Orthotics

Custom orthotics are shoe inserts specially designed for people experiencing severe foot problems. Their unique design is based on the result of the assessment of the patient’s gait, anatomy,  and the type of pain being experienced. Custom foot orthotics work by correcting the abnormal movement and position of foot and ankle joints. Furthermore, they help […]

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