Physical therapy and orthotics work together to combat foot pain
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Physical therapy and orthotics work together to combat foot pain

The combination of a fitted foot splint and physical therapy exercises have been shown to reduce foot pain

AAOS encourages people to get moving even in the face of foot pain
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AAOS encourages people to get moving – even in the face of foot pain

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has launched its Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign to encourage people to get off the couch this summer and participate in active lifestyles.

Can cyber cycling help you lose weight in spite of foot pain
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Can cyber cycling help you lose weight in spite of foot pain?

If you’re one of the many Americans who is overweight or obese due to a lack of exercise stemming from foot problems, you may find the results of a new University of Michigan study to be helpful.

Sale seekers may be likely to develop bunions
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Sale-seekers may be likely to develop bunions

Researchers at the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) in the UK discovered that women who find good deals on shoes don’t always think logically about the fit and practicality of the footwear in question.

Nip bunions in the bud by buying supportive shoes for your kids
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Nip bunions in the bud by buying supportive shoes for your kids

Moms and dads who have bunions or hammer toe may stand a good chance of having kids who develop the same bony foot deformities later in life.

Obese people are at an increased risk of foot pain
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Obese people are at an increased risk of foot pain

A team of scientists at La Trobe University in Australia recently conducted a study which revealed that people with a high body mass index (BMI) are more likely than their normal weight counterparts to experience plantar heel pain.

How to prevent bunion pain on your wedding day
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How to prevent bunion pain on your wedding day

Many women fantasize about their perfect wedding day: a crisp white dress, fragrant flowers, sparkling champagne and a handsome groom.

Switching up sports may prevent bunions foot pain
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Switching up sports may prevent bunions, foot pain

Athletes and dancers are probably aware that the repetitive and sometimes intense movement required to perform optimally can often lead to foot pain, bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches.

AMPA survey finds more than half of teens experience foot pain
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AMPA survey finds more than half of teens experience foot pain

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) recently conducted a survey of 1,000 teenagers and discovered that about six in 10 experience foot pain so severe that it occasionally impacts their ability to carry out daily activities.

Could bunion correction lead to lower healthcare costs
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Could bunion correction lead to lower healthcare costs?

While political sides remain divided on whether universal healthcare is constitutional, one thing everyone appears to agree on is that the cost of services is too high.

Foot pain prevention begins at an early age
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Foot pain prevention begins at an early age

Children won’t always tell you if their shoes are too tight or too big, mostly because they may not even know the difference.

Proper footwear bunion correction may prevent falls in seniors
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Proper footwear, bunion correction may prevent falls in seniors

Falls are one of the leading causes of disability among the elderly.

Shoe reviews may help prevent bunion pain
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Shoe reviews may help prevent bunion pain

There are a number of things to consider when shopping for new winter shoes.

Journal articles may help soccer players avoid injury and bunions
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Journal articles may help soccer players avoid injury, bunions

Soccer players put a lot of stress on their bodies due to long games spent running, kicking and suddenly changing direction.

Arthritic bunions may signal higher risk of fractures
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Arthritic bunions may signal higher risk of fractures

Older women are at risk of broken bones due to conditions like osteoporosis and arthritis.

Ankle problems stemming from bunions may affect movement in hips and knees
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Ankle problems stemming from bunions may affect movement in hips, knees

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.

New shoes may prevent wandering in the elderly and ease bunion pain
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New shoes may prevent wandering in the elderly, ease bunion pain

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.

Bunions may cause poor posture
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Bunions may cause poor posture

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.

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Research indicates higher prevalence of arthritis than previously believed

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.

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Back pain stemming from bunions? Get moving!

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.