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Hammertoe Surgery: Why and How Hammertoes Are Corrected

06th December 2010
Hammertoes are perhaps the most common foot deformity one can develop over a lifetime. In this condition, the toes (except the big toe) will slowly begin to contract upward, at one or both joints in the toe. This can lead to painful corns, and to pain wit... Read >
Author: Scott Kilberg DPM

How To Treat a Swollen Achilles Tendon

26th October 2010
A swollen Achilles Tendon is a sign of something called Achilles Tendonitis. It is sometimes referred to as an inflammation in your Achilles Tendon, but it is not. This is one of the reasons that pain killers or anti-inflammatory drugs do not have any eff... Read >
Author: Lars Henriksson

Why Wear Safety Shoes in the Workplace

06th August 2010
A startling 25% of all disability claims of the workers from around the world relate to foot injury.In the USA over 1,00,000 foot injuries occur in the workplaces every year,at a staggering estimated price tag of $ 1 billion.The crippling cost and distres... Read >
Author: ruhunaa sri

The Two Best Motion Control Running Shoes

01st June 2010
Do you have flat feet? Do you pronate severely? Here are the two best shoes for you. Mizuno Wave Alchemy 9 - People with flat feet or who are severe over pronators are often thought of as non agile. Well, it's kind of difficult to be agile when the sho... Read >
Author: Blake Z Wright

Selecting Great Zumba Footwear For Flat Feet

23rd April 2010
The biggest error that the majority of persons with flat feet make when deciding on Zumba shoes is acquiring the completely wrong type of shoe. A person having flat feet must have added support in the proper areas. Now, a person with ordinary arches may g... Read >
Author: badgolfer828

Best Knee Braces for PFPS (Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome)?

18th February 2010
What is Patellofemoral Pain syndrome (PFPS)? Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, also called PFPS, affects the knee. You may also hear this condition referred to as Runners Knee. It can cause you to feel pain under or around your kneecap. When you walk down ... Read >
Author: J. Pal

Best Bunion Splints and Protectors

17th February 2010
What is a bunion? It is when the joint at the base of the big toe becomes enlarged. This joint is known as the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. when the tissue or bone at the joint of the big toe becomes misaligned, a bunion develops. If you have any o... Read >
Author: J. Pal

How to Select Running Shoes Or Tennis Shoes For Your Foot Type

08th February 2010
There are many different types of shoes and sometimes it can be difficult to select the best pair for you. There are three basic types of feet and you can find the best running shoe, tennis shoe, or skate shoe for your foot type. You can find the best typ... Read >
Author: Allen Jiang

5 Preparations to Effective Jogging For Weight Loss

07th January 2010
If you have been thinking to do jogging for weight loss, then you must know it is one of the most common methods used around the world. Each and every day, millions of people invariably slip into their jogger's gears and hit the joggers' park or any other... Read >
Author: Michael Forthan

Knee pain or Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS) (Chondromalacia)

06th January 2010
What is Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS) • Knee pain is one of the most common symptoms experienced by active people. PFS is caused by an irritation of the under surface of the knee cap which in its normal state, is smooth. The irritation can lead to... Read >
Author: donmillshealth

Wound Be Gone: A Complete Solution for Cracked Heels

30th November 2009
Cracked heels are a common foot problem that is often referred to as heel fissures. Cracked heels are commonly caused by dry skin (xerosis), and made more complicated if the skin around the rim of the heel is thick (callus). For most people this is a cosm... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes Of and Treatment For This Common Foot Condition

23rd November 2009
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a common foot condition that can be quite disabling. Similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in the wrists, this painful disease can cause numbness, burning, tingling, and shooting pain to the bottom of the foot and heel. Pain is felt ... Read >
Author: Scott Kilberg DPM

Midsoles: EVA versus PU

30th September 2009
When deciding which running shoe to buy, perhaps the most important feature of the shoe is its midsole. You can't see the midsole (it is sandwiched between the outsole and the insole), but it is largely responsible for the cushioning your feet, knees, hip... Read >
Author: jane baron

Causes and Treatments for Overlapping Toes

24th September 2009
Overlapping toes is usually a congenital deformity that causes one toe to lie on top of another toe. It most often occurs with the little toe, but the middle toes can also be affected. Sometimes overlapping toes develop as the result of other foot conditi... Read >
Author: jane baron

Flat Feet Can Cause Bunions; 3 Ways to Treat Your Feet

29th August 2009
Our feet get the most use out of any other part of our body. We use them to get around, and they take the impact of every movement made. Day-in and day-out, they offer us reliable and painless performance. That is, unless a foot condition develops. This c... Read >
Author: Salomon
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