Carefree flip flops are not always a smart summer choice
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Carefree flip flops are not always a smart summer choice

Flip flops provide little to no arch support, causing foot problems for many

Moisturizing exfoliation and calcium intake strengthen feet and bones
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Moisturizing, exfoliation and calcium intake strengthen feet and bones

Home-based treatments can keep your feet healthy and save money

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.

How to keep foot problems at bay in old age
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How to keep foot problems at bay in old age

As we age, our bodies are no longer able to deal with everyday stressors as effectively as they once were.

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.

Union Jack shoes may lead to foot pain for patriotic Brits
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Union Jack shoes may lead to foot pain for patriotic Brits

The weekend of June 2 marks Queen Elizabeth’s 60th year on the throne and, in celebration, UK residents get decked out in flag-inspired clothing and accessories.

Shoe fantasies may lead to bunions and fallen arches
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Shoe fantasies may lead to bunions and fallen arches

Authors of a new study discovered that fantasizing about a desire makes people focus on the positive aspects of the object of their passion and ignore the negative, according to a report in LiveScience.

Tart cherries may be a good snack for people with inflammatory foot pain
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Tart cherries may be a good snack for people with inflammatory foot pain

Inflammation in the body is associated with a number of conditions – from bunions to cancer. As such, researchers are always looking for ways to prevent and fight this biological response.

Arch support and interval training may lead to a better runner
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Arch support and interval training may lead to a better runner

There are many things a runner needs in order to perform optimally: good shoes with arch support, proper nutrition, water and stretching, to name a few.

Dont let your shoes be a pain in the feet
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Don’t let your shoes be a pain in the feet

It can be frustrating when you find loafers or flats with good arch support and plenty of room for your bunions or hammer toe, only to find that they still cause foot pain.

Tips for summer sandal shopping
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Tips for summer sandal shopping

Been hiding bunions and hammer toe under clunky shoes all spring?

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.

Tool may help individuals assess foot pain
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Tool may help individuals assess foot pain

Foot pain is so common that many individuals tend to ignore it until it gets severe or develops into a secondary condition, at which point treatment can be difficult if not impossible.

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.

Fit and support not cost are key factors of a good sneaker
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Fit and support – not cost – are key factors of a good sneaker

Athletes – especially those with foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches – know that a quality pair of supportive sneakers is important to keeping foot pain at bay.

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.

Genetics play a sizable role in bunion development
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Genetics play a sizable role in bunion development

While wearing high heels and tight shoes may squeeze the foot into such a position that bunions eventually develop, the ill-fitted footwear is merely a catalyst for an underlying problem.

The fascia may be the underlying cause of foot pain
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The fascia may be the underlying cause of foot pain

Individuals with bunions and hammer toe know about foot pain.