Foot Ailments

how long does a strained achilles tendon take to heal
Foot Ailments

Achilles Tendinitis Recovery: Everything You Need to Heal Faster!

Achilles tendinitis is a really uncomfortable condition that can affect anyone at any age. There are specific risk factors, though. If you do experience this ailment, you will know about it quickly because the pain can be excruciating, making it difficult to walk. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the problem including what it is, how it’s caused, the symptoms, how to heal it, and more. Then you will be better prepared to […]

how to correct duck feet in adults
Foot Ailments

How to Correct Splayed Feet (Duck Feet) without Surgery

Although splayed feet are a common foot complaint, they can cause you pain. But, it is a condition that can regularly be corrected without the need for surgery. However, it will ultimately depend on how severely you are affected. It is often the case that changes in your routine, together with specific exercise requirements are all you need to correct splayed feet at home. With the right approach, you should be able to reduce any […]

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Foot Ailments

How to Reduce the Appearance of Varicose Veins on Feet and Ankles

Up to 20% of adults develop varicose veins during their lifetime, so it’s a very common condition. Many people worry that their swollen veins will lead to something more sinister, such as deep vein thrombosis. In reality, this is seldom the case. That being said, varicose veins do pose a real threat to body image. Sufferers of this condition are often embarrassed by their enlarged veins, so they cover up at all times. Covering the […]

What can be done about a pinched nerve in the heel?
Foot Ailments

How to Get Rid of a Trapped Nerve in the Foot

Trapping a nerve in the foot is a painful and debilitating experience. Some people liken it to a severe case of pins of needles; a sharp pain radiates through the foot, yet the foot feels strangely numb. Trapped nerves disrupt daily life because they dampen our senses and limit our mobility. It rarely causes lasting damage to the nervous system, but they do create a variety of orthopedic complaints. Most foot conditions require customized treatments. […]

diabetes foot care guidelines
Foot Ailments

24 Easy-To-Follow Foot Care Tips for Diabetics That Really Work

For people living with diabetes, foot problems are a common occurrence that cannot be ignored. The staple recommendation given by healthcare specialists is to look after your feet and learn to recognize the signals. The American Diabetes Association estimates that around 30.3m Americans suffer from diabetes. The organization also estimated that 7.2m diabetes sufferers remain undiagnosed. Furthermore, around 60% of diabetic patients have neuropathy. This is nerve damage in the feet that makes it difficult or impossible to […]

plantar fasciitis causes and treatment
Foot Ailments

9 Things We Do Regularly That Causes Plantar Fasciitis to Flare-Up

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful foot condition that affects 1 in 10 adults. People with this condition experience sharp intermittent pain in the heel of their foot. About a third of sufferers will endure symptoms in both feet, which can make walking quite a challenge. Thankfully, the condition can usually be treated effectively. Scientists have determined some critical risk-factors for its development. Understanding these can help prevent a painful flare-up of this condition. What Does […]