Why Hammertoes are More Serious Than you Think

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One thing’s for certain, the word, “hammertoe”, doesn’t exactly sound like a potentially serious foot problem. Instead, it gives off a rather humorous, or even cartoonish, first impression. But don’t let the seemingly lighthearted name fool you. Hammer toes can become a real big pain in the neck, or foot- to be exact- and may […]

What to do if you Have a Toenail Fungal Infection

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Dealing with a toenail fungal infection can be both difficult and unpleasant. When fungi attacks the nails, it can leave them yellowed, thick, split, and damaged. It can also leave you ditching your favorite pair of flip flops, or even hiding your feet in embarrassment when around other people. But aesthetics aside, nail fungus can […]

The Danger of Foot Warts and how to Prevent Them

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Warts are caused by HPV, or human papillomavirus, coming into contact with open cuts, then developing into an infection. While warts in most cases are not life-threatening, they can be extremely painful if left untreated. This is particularly the case of plantar warts, which are warts that only target the bottoms of your feet. Here […]

The Health Benefits of Regular Foot Massages

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There are many physical and psychological health benefits related to foot massages. Daily foot massages, for a couple minutes at a time, has been proven to fight depression and relieve headaches. Here is a list of the many health benefits of having regular foot massages. Stress Relief Regular foot massages have been shown to greatly […]

Foot Health Tips for Athletes

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Athletes are busy people. Whether they’re students balancing homework and extracurricular activities, or 9-5 workers trying to stay in shape in the evenings, athletes only have limited time for everything else. Focus on diet, exercise, and responsibilities, foot health is one of the last things on an athlete’s list of concerns. If you or someone […]

How to eat Right for Proper Foot Health

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Everything from regular exercise to foot massage is essential for maintaining your foot health. In addition, it is important to practice good nutritional habits in order to keep your feet healthy. Certain foods such as those that are high in sugar can cause inflammation, particularly in your feet. This inflammation can have a significant, and […]