Foot Exercises for Strong Feet


5 Foot Exercises to Strengthen the Feet Even the finest athletes forget the importance of exercising the feet. However, the fact is that when your feet are weak, the rest of your body will need to compensate. In fact, those with weaker feet are near guaranteed to experience back pain as they age. To support your […]

Dietary Choices That Trigger Gout


What is Gout and How is it Triggered? Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis. A gout attack is characterized by sudden and severe episodes of pain, warmth, and swelling in a joint. Its underlying cause is a build-up of uric acid in the body over time. Uric acid is the resultant substance […]

Treating Foot Nerve Pain


Addressing Nerve Pain in the Feet Foot pain isn’t just uncomfortable – it can be debilitating. It’s one thing if you have a physical injury that you can visibly identify and treat on the spot; nerve pain, however, can be a trickier beast to tame. You’ve likely experienced nerve pain in your feet before without […]

The Best Shoes for Your Feet


Selecting the Best Shoes for Your Feet Are you tired of having sore, achy feet? Does there seem to be nothing medically wrong with your feet? Then it’s possible you could be wearing shoes that aren’t suited for your feet. Here are some tips on how you can find the best shoes for your feet, so […]

Ingrown Toenails: A Common Nuisance


Ingrown Toenails: A Common and Unpleasant Pain Ingrown toenails are a common nail impairment and account for about one in five patients who visit their family physicians with a foot-related problem. Not only is it an unpleasant hindrance, unattended ingrown toenail can escalate into a painful infection. Causes for Ingrown Toenails Ingrown toenails chiefly affect […]

Managing Basic Foot Aches


How to Manage Basic Foot Aches Foot health is easily taken for granted, especially considering how much work and weight our feet bear day in and day out. However, this is precisely why foot health should be made a top priority: to prevent chronic pain and even disability. Foot pain is common and near inevitable […]

Coping With Plantar Fasciitis


Plantar Fasciitis: Causes and Treatment Of the different types of pains occurring in the heel, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common. Its name derives from the area of pain and inflammation: a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia, which runs across the bottom of your foot. Because the plantar fascia connects […]