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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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Padding to prevent foot pain

While it’s no doubt a great feeling to shuck socks and boots in favor of sandals when the weather starts to warm up, strappy footwear poses a catalog of foot problems, especially when feet get sweaty and swollen.