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You Have Got Pes Planus?

OverviewPes planus is a condition in which the arch or instep of the foot collapses and comes in contact with the ground. In some individuals, this arch never develops while they are growing. Alternative names include pes planovalgus, flat…

Leg Length Discrepancy Women

OverviewAlthough many of us assume our legs are the same length, it is very common for people to have one leg that is longer than the other. A leg length discrepancy (LLD) sounds alarming but people who have a discrepancy of 1cm may not ev…

Heel Ache All The Things You Ought To Understand Heel Discomfort

OverviewMany types of heel pain are simply the result of overuse injuries and can easily be avoided. Follow these tips to reduce your chances of heel pain. Wear properly fitting shoes with good arch support. Replace them regularly. Stretch…

Leg Length Discrepancy Following Hip Surgery

OverviewIf one scans the literature it readily becomes obvious that leg length discrepancy/asymmetry is a common finding. This fact has been a very controversial topic within chiropractic, and diagnostic rationales have been built around t…

Mortons Neuroma Remedy

OverviewMorton?s Neuroma is a pathological condition of the common digital nerve in the foot, most frequently between the third and fourth metatarsals (third inter-metatarsal space). The nerve sheath becomes abnormally thickened with fibro…

The Answer To Leg Length Imbalances Is Shoe Lifts

There are not one but two different types of leg length discrepancies, congenital and acquired. Congenital means you are born with it. One leg is structurally shorter compared to the other. Through developmental phases of aging, the human …

What Is A Inferior Calcaneal Spur

Overview While the term heel spur may create the impression of a sharp bony projection on the bottom of the heel that pokes the bottom of our foot causing our pain. Painful heel spurs are actually a result of damage to the soft tissue at t…

The Diagnosis Of Calcaneal Spur

Overview Heel spurs (calcaneal spurs) are protrusions (bumps) on the forward underside of the heel bone that can occur when the plantar tendon pulls excessively in the area where it attaches to the bone. The condition is often associated w…

Healthy Treatment For Bursitis Feet

Overview Bursas are small fluid containing sacs, that are situated between areas of high friction such as bone against the floor (heel) and bone against other soft tissue structures like tendons, skin and or muscle. The bursa job is to act…

Hammer Toe Fusion Implant

Overview When a person has Hammer toe, the end of their toe hammertoe bends downward and the middle joint curls up. Eventually, the toe gets stuck in a stiff, claw-like position. When the inside of your shoe rubs against a hammer toe, corn…

Hammer Toe Pain

Overview When there?s an imbalance in the muscle and ligament surrounding a toe joint, the effect is a bend in the middle joint of the toe, which causes the whole toe to bend upward. Because the toe is bent in an unnatural way, it?s common…

Bunions Foot Pain

Overview Bunions (hallux valgus) are often described as a bump on the side of the big toe. But a bunion is more than that. The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. With a bunion, the b…

Over-Pronation

Overview Feet are supposed to roll inward as a part of every step you take. This helps them to mold to the various terrain that they step on (sand, rocks, various obstacles) without injury. This is called pronation. But, when your feet rol…

Can I Care For Severs Disease In The Home?

Overview Severs disease is by far the most common cause of heel pain in young children, the condition commonly occurs in kids around the age of 10-15 years. Severs is a traction apophysitis in which inflammation of the calcaneal apophysis …

Flat Foot Problems In Adults

Overview Adult-acquired flatfoot is a challenging condition to treat. It is defined as a symptomatic, progressive deformity of the foot caused by loss of supportive structures of the medial arch. It is becoming increasingly frequent with t…

What Causes Heel Aches

Overview There are two categories of Heel Pain. pain on the bottom (plantar) and pain on the back of the heel bone (calcaneus). The most common cause pain on the bottom of the heel is plantar fasciitis or better known as heel spur syndrome…

What Will Cause Tendon Pain Of The Achilles ?

Overview Achilles tendinosis (also known as Achilles tendinopathy) is a soreness and stiffness that comes on gradually and continues to worsen until treated. It is a common injury among middle and long distance runners. The severity of Ach…

What Exactly Can Cause Plantar Fasciitis

Overview Plantar fasciitis: Inflammation of the plantar fascia, the bowstring-like tissue that stretches from the heel bone to the base of the toes. Plantar fasciitis can be due to calcaneal spurs, which typically cause localized tendernes…

What Is Painful Heel

Overview The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that runs along the sole from the heel to the ball of the foot. One of its main roles is to keep the bones and joints in position. Bruising or overstretching this ligament can caus…

What Can Cause Pain At The Heel And Approaches To Remedy It

Overview Your plantar fascia ligament helps the bones of your foot absorb gait-related shock. It also holds your toes firmly on the ground as your body passes over your foot. Plantar fasciosis can manifest in people who possess either flat…

What Is Heel Discomfort

Overview Plantar fasciitis is a dull to severe pain in your heel caused by a strain and inflammation of your plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a scientific name for “foot tissue”. This particular tissue is a ligament attached at one si…

Symptoms Of Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Pain across the bottom of the foot at any point between the heel and the ball of the foot is often referred to as "arch pain” Although this description is non-specific, most arch pain is due to strain or inflammation Pes Planus of the plan…

Achilles Tendinitis The Facts

Overview The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscles in the lower leg to the heel bone. It is the largest yet most exposed tendon in the body. Achilles tendonitis is where the Achilles tendon, and sometimes the protective sheath through …

Achilles Tendonitis The Facts

Overview Achilles tendonitis (tendinitis), is a painful and often debilitating inflammation of the Achilles tendon than can progress into degeneration which we call Achilles Tendinosis. The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tend…

Ball Of Foot Pain (Metatarsalgia)

Although itching and blistery feet may be a sign of Athlete's foot, those who have constant numbness or tingling in their feet may be suffering from a condition known as peripheral neuropathy. You can barely remember the last time you were…

Do You Have Hard Skin On The Bottom Of Your Foot?

Hard skin on your feet can be ugly and embarrassing. After a while it will probably start to hurt and ache. You can retrieve the article in plain text form, and set the column width to whatever you like automatically; or you can copy it as…

Do You Have Hard Skin On The Bottom Of Your Foot?

I'm going to be talking about foot care so if feet turn your stomach, give this post a miss! It's easy to ignore how your feet look during the cold-weather months when you hide your feet in your shoes. Wearing the right shoes is an importa…

Depth Report

Foot reflexology is a massage technique that is used as a complimentary therapy in some medical conditions to provide added benefits to the patient. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common viral illness that mainly affects infants and chi…

Foot Problems Are Genetic

Anyone who's ever played hide and seek knows what a thrill it is to be well-hidden somewhere, perhaps only a breath or two away from the soft shoe scuffs of the seeker, almost bursting out laughing because you know if they just twitched th…

How To Maintain Proper Foot Care Video

See how much softer and smoother my skin looks in the second photo? Corns and calluses can be painful and frustrating problems in the foot. The stretching foot rocker is a helpful tool in relieving pain associated with lower leg conditions…

Types Of Heel Pain

Aches and pains are different, and they are more common and can be restricting towards maintaining this level of leisure. Above all other pains common to the foot and ankle, heel pain is by far the most common. Sometimes, doctors are on a …

Foot Pain After Running

When combined with exercises that stretch the arch and heel cord, over-the-counter insoles will bring you temporary relief until you can see a podiatrist. Most heel spurs do not cause pain They often show up on x-rays as an incidental find…

Bunion Complications

The term hallux valgus denotes deviation of the great toe toward thefibular border of the foot. Hallux valgus is not synonymous with bunion,which is derived from the same root as "bun" or "bunch",and means an area of swelling. In connectio…

Flat Foot

Metatarsalgia causes one of metatarsal joints to become painful or inflamed. People often develop a callus under the affected joint. Metatarsalgia can also be caused by arthritis, foot injury (sports, car accidents, repeated stress), hard …

Plantar Fasciitis

Wear clean socks and change them regularly. In the case of microbial infection, it is easier for bacteria and fungi to grow whenever they are in untidy conditions, especially in moist environments. Such conditions enable our feet to sweat …

Cure Plantar Fasciitis And

There have been suggestions from various quarters that the use of Orthotics may weaken the foot muscles. According to a recent research paper from Australia “there are no reasons to doubt any decrease in muscle activity even after four wee…

Symptoms And Treatment Of Fallen Arches

Actually, a month before the Zeitlin Cowes published his viewpoint, Adams Sternberg from New York Magazine published an article, and the point is there is a hidden trouble in walking in shoes. He indicates that feet and the backbone can be…

Hammer Toe (Toe Job, Toe Augmentation, Or Toe Shortening)

Therefore, it is important to take complete precautionary measures and advice from the top podiatrists. Patients residing in Plano, Texas can easily find an experienced Podiatrist in Plano, Texas for the foot and ankle treatment. An inform…

How Do I Know If I Have A Bunion?

Prevention is often the best treatment; the goal to prevent corns and calluses is to avoid pressure and friction. Your doctor may want to inspect your feet on periodic office visits. He/she may look for visible signs of pressure and fricti…

Ares Kinesiology Tape

Another item to look at is how the shoe is made. Looking at a shoe and determining what kind of shoe you need has a lot of baring on how a shoe is made. First you need to look at the sole of your shoe. Is the sole comfortable? Then you sho…