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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Shopping smart for high heels may prevent bunions
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Shopping smart for high heels may prevent bunions

An article in MonstersAndCritics.com details advice from a fashion consultant on buying a comfortable, well-fitted pair of high heels, which is especially important for individuals with bunions.