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

Orthopedic shoes may help alleviate foot problems
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Orthopedic shoes may help alleviate foot problems

If you have bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches, you may have given up hope for walking comfortably.

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.

Heels with ankle straps may be preferable for ladies with foot problems
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Heels with ankle straps may be preferable for ladies with foot problems

Women with bunions or hammer toe are generally advised to steer clear of high heels with narrow toe boxes, as they pack a double-whammy of foot pain by squishing the forefoot into an unnaturally compact position.

Dansko introduces spring line of shoes that offer arch support
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Dansko introduces spring line of shoes that offer arch support

Arch support is a factor that may seem insignificant until you go without it.

Beach shoes may save you from foot pain
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Beach shoes may save you from foot pain

When looking out across shimmering sand and a seemingly endless and serene body of water, it can be easy to forget about the dangers that may lurk beneath the surfaces.

A new test may help nip bunions in the bud
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A new test may help nip bunions in the bud

For too many Americans, arthritis has a detrimental impact on their quality of life, as it results in stiff joints, painful or hindered movement and co-morbid conditions like bunions and hammer toe.

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.

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.

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.

Could motorized shoes prevent occupational bunions
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Could motorized shoes prevent occupational bunions?

Factory workers and doctors alike tend to develop painful foot conditions, such as bunions or hammer toe, as a result of standing on their feet all day.

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.

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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.