Exploring Podiatry Treatment Options Of All Kinds

Overweight With Plantar Fasciitis? Getting Out Of The Vicious Cycle

If you're overweight and suffering from the heel pain of plantar fasciitis, losing weight might seem like an impossible goal. While exercise is an important part of weight loss plans, it's difficult to commit to walking when each step feels like you're being stabbed. And it's a vicious cycle: being overweight increases the pain of plantar fasciitis, and the pain of plantar fasciitis makes it difficult to lose weight. But it's not impossible to put together a diet and exercise plan that will help your plantar fasciitis as well as help you lose weight.   Read More...

Athlete's Foot: What You Should Know

Athlete's foot is one of the most common types of fungal conditions of the feet. It is most common among athletes and people who are physically active since heat and sweat can lead to the condition. If you have sweaty, itchy feet, you might be suffering from this condition.    What are the causes? As a type of fungal infection, athlete's foot is primarily caused by excessive moisture on the feet.   Read More...

Bunion Woes? 3 Non-Surgical Treatment Options

You go to try on a new pair of shoes that you've been eyeing, only to find out that you can get your foot to comfortably fit into it. The problem may not be the shoe size; a bunion may be to blame.   Bunions are bony bumps that develop on the base of the big toe, right where it connects to the foot. The result is a big bump on the outer side of the big toe and it can be painful, unsightly and can cause problems with your shoes fitting.   Read More...

Flip Flopping Away: The Danger Of Your Flat Shoes

Your choice of footwear can actually cause you serious problems with your feet, some so severe as to require foot surgery to repair. Sandals, flip-flops, and ballet shoes all have their dangers. Although you may gravitate toward flat shoes for their comfort value, you should think of your feet first, particularly if you are experiencing foot pain. Although flat shoes may seem like a healthy selection, they aren't always beneficial. If you have arch problems, you need to buy alternative footwear.   Read More...

How To Relieve Pain From An Ingrown Toenail

If you are suffering from an ingrown toenail, you are most likely looking for a remedy to have it disappear as well as relief for the pain you are feeling. There are a few methods you can try in relieving the pain you feel from an ingrown toenail. Here are some tips for you to try to heal, relieve the pain, and keep ingrown toenails from happening again. How To Remove   Read More...