How to Outgrow the Ingrown Toenail

Swelling, infection, pain or pus may have caused you to notice that you have an ingrown toenail. The affected nail is most likely on your big toe. Either way, it may have been caused by one or more of the following 10 activities or conditions:

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Treating Flat Feet

If you’re one of the over 3 million people suffering from flat feet (also known by the slightly more lyrical medical term “pes planus”), you’ve probably remained unaware of your condition until you began experiencing pain in the ankles, foot, or even lower back. A podiatrist can quickly determine if flat feet are causing your […]

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Caring for Frostbite

Winter can be tough on the all body parts. Cold and moisture can be particularly hard on the feet. Everyone should be aware how feet can be affected by the cold. Even being outside in the cold can put someone at risk from serious damage to their extremities. One of the biggest dangers to people’s […]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetics are prone to a number of other health problems including foot problems. High blood sugar can damage the nerves, which can decrease sensitivity to pain. It can also reduce circulation, which can lead to diabetic retinopathy. Many people have to get their foot amputated because of serious complications. Fortunately, […]

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High Heels Create Bunions

Many have associated high heels with bunions. Well, this has been proven to be true. A bunion is a bony bump forming on the joint located at your big toe’s base. It is formed when your big toe push against the next toe. This forces the joint found in your big toe to stick out […]

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Top 7 Shoe Shopping Tips for Children

With summer coming to an end, getting ready for school is on the agenda. One of the items on your checklist may be to buy new shoes for the kids. Not only do you want them to be ready for the new school year, you also want your kids’ to be comfortable in their new […]

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