Soccer players put a lot of stress on their bodies due to long games spent running, kicking and suddenly changing direction.
Foot conditions like bunions or hammer toe are known to alter the way a person walks, which can lead to ankle injuries and imbalanced landing mechanics.
Within the next month, caretakers and family members of elderly individuals with dementia may be able to obtain peace of mind thanks to a new type of shoe that has a global positioning satellite (GPS) technology built in.
It’s known that bunions can have a detrimental effect on a person’s landing mechanics and, in turn, increase the likelihood of a host of lower extremity problems.
A recent study that was conducted at AUT University in New Zealand reveals that poor choices of footwear can exacerbate pain stemming from gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis in which crystallized uric acid accumulates in the joints.
Women take their shoes seriously. Some even go to the lengths of spending hundreds of dollars on towering heels and wedges, only to risk developing bunions and hammer toe.
A team of researchers at Newcastle University found that arthritis may be a more prevalent condition than past studies have suggested, with their recent report indicating that about 65.4 percent of people older than 85 have the condition.
Swedish researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy of the University of Gothenburg examined the outcomes of 109 lower back pain patients given different sets of instructions.
September is Arthritis Awareness Month, and as a result, The Arthritis Society in Canada is recommending that people with throbbing joints head to the doctor for a screening in order to prevent further joint damage.
An article published by Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) reports that a condition known as runner’s knee is often the result of other imbalanced biomechanics, most often in the feet and hips.
It’s back-to-school time, and while kids may be requesting items like Justin Bieber backpacks or iPads, parents should know that proper, quality footwear is an integral part of helping children avoid foot conditions or injury.
Parents of young girls who have been idolizing Suri Cruise for her penchant for kitten heels may want to take heed, as this may lead to bunions or hammer toe at a very early age for little ones.
If you have bunions, you likely come home from a long day at work and sigh in relief at being able to kick off your shoes and relax.
Individuals with bunions may want to consider making a trip to New York City’s Flatiron District, since New Balance recently opened a retail shop there.
Pronation occurs when an individual’s feet point outward when they walk, placing undue pressure on areas of the foot and leading to a landing mechanic imbalance.
A runner’s feet are possibly their most stressed body parts, since the are prone to developing blisters, bunions, stress fractures, ingrown toenails and tendon problems.