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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race
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Marathoners should pad their bunions for the big race

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

Is the obesity epidemic linked to bunions
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Is the obesity epidemic linked to bunions?

Physicians and educators have been looking for ways to curb the problem of obesity in the U.S.

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.

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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.