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Why Do My Feet Hurt When I Bike?

19th July 2009
Earlier this week I was fortunate to carve out a 4 hour block of time for a long cycling workout. Being new to the sport of triathlon, 50 miles was the longest bike ride of my life! It was a really long, hot ride! The funny part was the only part of my bo... Read >
Author: Dr. Marybeth Crane

Exercises to Help Improve Weakened Arches

16th July 2009
Collapsed arches can be present at birth or develop at a young age. They are especially common among athletes who have put a lot of stress on their foot and calf muscles, and they also tend to develop among the elderly or women who have spent too much tim... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Treatment for Cavus Foot

15th July 2009
Q: What is the best way to treat Cavus Foot? A: Cavus Foot can usually be treated using a combination of orthopedic devices that protect the foot from pain and provide the foot with extra support, especially when it comes to stability and balance (some... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Choosing Orthopedic Insoles

10th July 2009
Orthopedic insoles have become quite sophisticated. Traditionally used to alleviate foot pain by shifting pressure away from certain sore or stressed areas of the foot, insoles nowadays can actually be used to treat the underlying condition itself. For ex... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Choosing an Orthopedic Sandal

10th July 2009
It's not easy to find a pair of sandals that properly supports your feet. But after an entire summer of sandal wearing, you'll wish you had. Most sandals - with their flat, thin sole - simply don't cut it when it comes to supporting the arch, heel, toes a... Read >
Author: kentsmith

How To Understand Overpronation and Knee Pain If You Have Flat Feet

10th July 2009
Overpronation is inward roll of the foot while standing, walking, running or dancing. Allowing the foot to roll inwards causes noticeable internal rotation of the lower leg and knee and can influence the body's posture. This can result in extra strain on ... Read >
Author: Dianne M. Buxton

Is Bunion Surgery Right for You?

12th June 2009
Bunion surgery is an outpatient surgery that only takes 1 hour to complete under local anesthesia but can take weeks to mend. Most podiatrists estimate that people who undergo bunion surgery will need to stay off their feet for the next 3 to 6 weeks. This... Read >
Author: Kent

Foot Pain In Runners: How to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis Using Arch Support Inserts

02nd April 2009
Heel pain in runners can become an excruciating experience. Once you encounter heel or arch pain, it may be difficult to adjust your lifestyle if you are used to being active. It is important for runners to be aware of the symptoms and treatments for some... Read >
Author: Salomon

Shoes after Foot Surgery

18th February 2009
Foot pain can be caused by a multitude of problems - arthritis, tumors, and skin issues to name a few. Wearing the wrong size shoes or shoes that do not fit properly can cause damage. Shoes that are too loose or too tight can both be problematic. Pain can... Read >
Author: Kent

Flat Feet In Youth: Main Symptoms And Treatment With Orthotic Shoe Insoles

17th January 2009
Flat feet in children is often hard to detect when they are first born, since baby fat often hides the true shape of the foot. As months go by and as the child starts walking, the situation becomes more noticeable. As the child gets older, a normal arch s... Read >
Author: Salomon

Relief For Metatarsal Foot Pain With Orthotic Shoe Inserts

19th December 2008
Symptoms of sharp pain in the balls of your feet are signs of a medical condition known as Metatarsalgia, and it involves inflammation to the nerves adjoining the metatarsal bones. Metatarsalgia is a common occurrence among runners, basketball players, te... Read >
Author: Salomon
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