Orthopedic shoes may help alleviate foot problems
Bunion Prevention

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.

How a tick bite may turn into a major pain in the feet
Bunion Prevention and Correction

How a tick bite may turn into a major pain in the feet

Fleas, ticks and other insects that come out in droves when the weather gets warm may present more of a danger than red, itchy bites.

Tool may help individuals assess foot pain
Bunion Prevention

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.

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

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
Bunion Prevention

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
Bunion Prevention

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
Bunion Prevention

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.

Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race
Bunion Prevention

Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race

Warm weather means that runners may be gearing up to take on intense challenges.

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.

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

The fascia may be the underlying cause of foot pain

Individuals with bunions and hammer toe know about foot pain.

Bunion Prevention

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.

Bunion Prevention

Pronation shown to lead to bunions, back pain

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.

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Runners need to take precautions to prevent foot pain

The American Podiatric Medical Association has offered several tips to help runners maintain healthy feet despite their high-impact sport of choice.