Tiburon, CA – April 27, 2011– What comes first, obesity or foot problems like bunions? According to Alpha Orthotics Corp., studies indicate that either foot disorders or obesity may come first. Lower Extremity Review sites a couple of recent studies that find foo t disorders, such as bunions (Hallux valgus), …
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.
Conditions like bunions, hammer toe and fallen arches often affect female athletes in more ways than just through foot pain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Instead of hiding ugly foot problems with clunky shoes this summer, try making the best of what you’ve got. After all, summer is no time for heavy footwear.
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.
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.