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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.