Foot Pain Can Cause Problems With Other Joints: How To Handle Common Foot Issues

When you are suffering with foot pain, it can be difficult to manage your daily life. If the foot pain is moderate, you may find that you can still walk around but that you have a limp. Whether your foot pain is caused by falling arches, inadequate support, or bunions that need intervention, it's important to visit with a podiatrist if you find yourself in pain when you try to walk. Read More 

How To Ease The Pain Of Heel Spurs Without Surgery

Sometimes a bony protrusion can grow in the bone that forms the underside of the heel. Known as  a heel spur, this condition can cause pain in the heel -- especially when you put a lot of weight on the affected foot. While surgery can be used to remove heel spurs, it's often recommended that patients try more conservative treatments first. Here's a look at three ways to ease the pain of heel spurs without surgery. Read More 

4 Things You Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Do you dread wearing shoes each day because of the excessive amount of pain in your feet? If the area of your feet that hurts is in the heels, you might be suffering from a condition that is called plantar fasciitis. There are a few different ways that a specialist can treat pain from plantar fasciitis. Take a look at this article to gain more insight about this condition. 1. How Plantar Fasciitis Is Caused Read More 

A Parental Primer On Sports-Related Foot And Ankle Injuries

Being on a sports team can be very beneficial to a child. It is great for your child's physical health and his/her social skills. It, however, can also be fairly nerve-wracking to be the parent of an athlete. As the parent of an athlete, it can be helpful to learn more about some of the more common sports-related foot and ankle injuries. Plantar Fasciitis The plantar fascia is a common source of pain for anyone who is physically active. Read More 

2 Common Foot Problems That All Runners Should Watch Out For

Running is a very popular pastime, whether it is in elite competitions, as a way to keep fit and healthy, or simply as a pleasant recreational activity. However, as beneficial as running can be, it does bring with it the risk of foot injuries. Whether you are an elite runner, or simply a casual jogger, it is extremely important to treat and prevent such problems, as if they are ignored, they can cause irreversible damage that may end your running career once and for all. Read More