Foot Ailments

is acupuncture good for heal pain?
Foot Ailments

How Does Acupuncture Work for Foot and Heel Pain Relief?

The foot is very complicated and the part of the body that is most prone to aches, pains, and injury. With 26 bones, 33 joints and over a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments, your feet are highly susceptible to stress. Injuries to ankles, heels, and feet are common. Often there is little western medicine can do to help. Most treatments that are offered can have side effects or slow recovery times. Alternative medicines have become […]

how do I know if my toe is broken or just bruised?
Foot Ailments

Sprained Big Toe vs. Broken Big Toe – What’s the Difference?

When you stub your big toe, the pain is excruciating no matter how much damage has been done. You’ll certainly know when you’ve sprained or broken your toe, but you may not be able to determine if it is a sprain or a fracture immediately. A broken toe can have ongoing consequences and if you do not attend to it immediately. While most toe injuries are painful, the damage may be no worse than a […]

can stress cause foot ulcers?
Foot Ailments

How to Treat Foot Ulcers Safely (and Avoid a Painful Infection)

Foot ulcers are caused by a combination of internal and external factors. An ulcer is initially triggered by an external trauma – so anyone can get a foot ulcer. However, ulcers are more likely to develop if your immune system is weakened.  Chronic health conditions and poor lifestyle choices can weaken the immune system and slow down the skin’s regeneration process. Unfortunately, if your skin is slow to heal, this leaves it susceptible to infection. […]

I've got itchy toes without a rash
Foot Ailments

12 Medical Causes of EXTREMELY Itchy Feet (and How to Stop It)!

Itchy skin – or ‘pruritus’ – is a condition that involves the body and the mind. Studies have shown that the more we scratch, the itchier we feel. In other words, the reciprocal relationship between our physiological and psychological drives seems to worsen pruritus. To avoid becoming stuck in this itch-scratch cycle, you must treat the cause of your itchy feet. Read on to learn about 12 causes of very itchy feet, and how best […]

shoe inserts for metatarsal pain
Foot Ailments

How to Get Almost INSTANT Relief from Ball of Foot Pain and Swelling

Many of us endure pain in the ball of their feet at some stage in their life. There are several reasons why, most of which are easily remedied, and even avoided. The ball of the foot is the padded cushion right behind the toes. It is directly connected to the metatarsal region of the foot. We tend to feel pain in the metatarsal region more often because it takes most of the weight when we […]

What does a verruca look like when it comes out?
Foot Ailments

Fast and Easy Removal of Verrucas on Feet (with Medical Proof It Works)!

If left untreated, verrucas – or ‘plantar warts’ – can linger for a long time. 80% of the population develop verrucas during their lifetime, but many people aren’t sure how to treat them effectively. From old wives’ tales to invasive surgical procedures, there are many solutions. On balance, over-the-counter treatments seem the appropriate option for most people because they are accessible, affordable and risk-free. What’s more, many of them are clinically proven treatments. To treat […]