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How Can I Prevent My Bunions From Getting Worse?

Experiencing a bunion on the big toe? If this is the first time, you may be at a loss over what to do about it. Bunions can have a number of causes, but there are certain things you can do to prevent them from getting worse.

Nov 3rd, 2021
Signs of a Diabetic Foot Ulcer

If you’re a diabetic, you doubtless know it can pose problems with your health. Diabetes causes many complications of the feet, including increasing your risk of diabetic foot ulcers. Learn more about the signs of diabetic foot ulcers.

Oct 1st, 2021
The Best Footwear for Plantar Fasciitis

Believe it or not, footwear matters a great deal when you have plantar fasciitis. Learn more about how to choose the best footwear for plantar fasciitis and get the relief and support you need.

Sep 1st, 2021
A Closer Look at Your Risk for Foot Wounds

Your risk for foot wounds depends a lot on your overall health. Do you have trouble with sustaining or healing foot wounds? Learn more about the conditions that influence your risk for foot wounds.

Aug 2nd, 2021
Calluses: They Aren’t Just a Cosmetic Issue

Do you have calluses on your feet? While they’re not always problematic, they can sometimes be a concern. Read on to learn why they develop, how you can treat them, and when you should see a doctor.

Jul 6th, 2021
The Link Between Your Diet and Gout

Gout is a painful form of arthritis. What you may not know is that your diet can contribute to gout attacks. Read on to learn the role your diet can play and what you can do to help prevent attacks.

Apr 1st, 2021
Foot Care Tips for Every Diabetic

Taking care of your feet is especially essential if you’re diabetic. Without careful monitoring, minor foot problems can become major problems. Learn more about how to best take care of your feet.

Mar 3rd, 2021
How to Avoid Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are often painful, but they’re also preventable. Read on to learn how you can avoid getting ingrown toenails.

Feb 4th, 2021
Symptoms of an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are common, but they shouldn’t be ignored. Read on to learn how to recognize the signs of an ingrown toenail and why you should get it treated as soon as possible.

Jan 1st, 2021
Managing Your Edema

If you have excess fluid retention anywhere on your body, you may have what's called edema. Read on to learn what can cause this condition and how you can manage it.

Dec 1st, 2020
Neuromas 101

If you have a foot neuroma, you may find it very painful to stand up or walk around. Read on to learn what can cause this condition and how it can be treated.

Nov 2nd, 2020
6 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain, and many things can cause it. Read on to learn the risk factors for developing plantar fasciitis and what you can do about them.

Oct 13th, 2020
Your Treatment Options for Hammertoe

Do you have hammertoe, the painful condition that causes affected toes to bend downward? Read on to learn what causes the condition and how it can be treated.

Jul 15th, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Gout

Gout is an inflammatory condition that causes intense pain and swelling in joints, usually in the big toe. Lifestyle can play a big role in its development. Read on to learn what causes gout and how you can manage it.

Mar 9th, 2020
How to Avoid Athlete’s Foot in the Locker Room

Have you experienced itchy, scaly athlete’s foot in the past, or do you just want to avoid ever getting it? Playing it smart in the locker room can help you avoid contracting this common foot fungus.

Jan 1st, 2020
Living With and Treating Plantar Fasciitis

If you have plantar fasciitis, you know pain. If you have plantar fasciitis and your job involves standing, you may wonder how you’re going to live with this painful condition.

Sep 1st, 2019
How Does Diabetes Affect Your Feet?

Millions of people have diabetes, and the feet are an area where the impact of diabetes can be felt the most. Diabetes can cause many changes to your feet, so it’s important that diabetics not overlook foot care.

Aug 6th, 2019
Summertime Tips for Healthy Feet

Summer means more time hiking, biking, playing sports, or spending time at the pool. With all of this extra activity, you put added pressure on your feet, but you also want them to look good in sandals. Here are some summertime tips for healthy feet.

Jul 25th, 2019
What Can I Do About My Bunions?

A bunion is a joint deformity of the big toe that can become extremely painful and lead to problems wearing shoes — and even walking. If you have bunions, learn what you can do about them and how a podiatrist can stop them from getting worse.

Jun 20th, 2019
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require a Visit to the Podiatrist?

An ingrown toenail sounds like a small issue, but anyone who’s had one knows the pain can make it difficult to pursue daily activities. To avoid infection and speed healing, you may need medical intervention from a podiatrist. Read on to learn why.

Mar 18th, 2019