Hammer Toe Exercises That You Can Easily Do At Home If you have been diagnosed with a hammer toe, it is important that you perform exercises that will help you to repair and restore the feeling, shape and functionality of the toes.
General Orthotics: Dispelling Myths about Orthotics Orthotics are basically insoles that are meant to improve foot posture by providing form and structure. Manufacturing bespoke orthotics is a highly technical process. In spite of their proven efficacy, it is a common belief that they do not work. In the course of the post, we’ll end up […]
Rare or Uncommon Foot Conditions Never be Ignored Foot problems may appear simple but they should never be ignored as they can often become very serious. In most cases, foot conditions are caused by simple factors which can be easily identified with standard diagnostic procedures. However, there can also be cases which are rather difficult […]
Golf Injuries – What You Need To Know Considering the less-aggressive nature of the sport, we don’t really associate golf with injuries. However – quite contrary to popular belief, golfers are prone to foot injuries – just like cricketers or footballers. Golf is one of the popular sports played widely in the UK. Needless to […]
A Few Things That You Need to Know About Foot Specialists A Foot Specialist is also referred to as a Podiatrist. They are basically physicians who specialize in problems related to the foot and ankle. People often do not know much or anything about Podiatrists until they have to visit them for treatment.
Tips to Find the Right Podiatrists Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who might play a very important role in your lives by diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating common foot conditions including: Hammer Toes Bunion Flat Foot Heel Pain Ankle Arthritis Gait Analysis Smart Toe Implant Ankle Instability Achilles Tendon Others Podiatrists: Are they All the Same? Now, […]
Podiatry: An Overview Podiatrists and Chiropodists are often responsible for treating common foot conditions including bunions, ingrown toenails and heel pain, among others. They not only diagnose, treat and rehabilitate problems but can also offer you valuable tips regarding regular foot care so that your feet are in top condition. When Does One Seek the […]
Common Foot Injuries that are caused by Running Runners often experience different types of problem with their feet. While their feet allow them to traverse long distances with great agility, they frequently experience serious issues due to overuse. From mild problems like missing or black toenails, calluses and blisters to serious issues like stress fractures, […]
Sesamoid Bones & Treatment for Sesamoid Pains The human body consists of more than 200 bones. Most of these bones are connected to one other at the joints. However, there are some bones that do not share any connections with other bones. Instead, these bones are connected to the tendons only or are effectively embedded […]
The Importance of Using Specialist Insoles If you are someone who is into hiking, running, backpacking, skiing or cycling, then it is highly probable that you might be affected by foot aches, hot spots, blisters or other kinds of discomfort. In such cases, the best thing for you to do would be to get some […]
Shin Splints: A Very Common Exercise-Induced Condition Shin Splints Are A Very Common Exercise-Induced Condition. Shin splints actually refers to the pain that is felt along the inner edges of the shinbone or tibia. The condition generally develops after some physical activity, such as running. However, one should remember that any kind of vigorous sports […]
Signs of a stress fracture in the Foot Stress fracture Unlike a typical fracture where there is a clear break in the bone, a stress fracture is progressively developed from repetitively exerting the accustomed level of impact on a bone. For a variety of reasons the bone is unable to adapt to the mechanical load, […]
The Symptoms of Toenail Infection Fungal infections and subsequent symptoms can occur at any part of your nail. It could happen throughout one nail or at several nails at once. There are some visible signs, such as scaling below the nail, which is also referred to as subungual hyperkeratosis. At times, you have yellow or […]
Need to Know Regarding Football Injuries Most football injuries happen to be soft tissue injuries, and this is perhaps the only positive thing about them. As may be expected, 50 to 80 percent of the injuries that happen in soccer affect the legs and feet of the athlete. Foot pain is also a major component […]
Metatarsal Stress Fracture: A Small Crack at the Metatarsal Bone A metatarsal stress fracture is basically a small crack that has occurred at the metatarsal bone. The bone is located in your foot and a fracture could result from severe bruising in this bone.
All You Need To Know About Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis is a form of autoimmune disease that can cause major joint pains and damages in different parts of the body. Unlike some other forms of arthritis, the joint pains and damages caused by rheumatoid arthritis may affect both the sides of your body. […]
A Brief Look at Hallux Rigidus Hallux Rigidus can be defined as arthritis of the big toe joint. By far it is one of the most common types of arthritic foot condition and along with Hallux Valgus (bunion), it is one of the most frequently occurring conditions to affect the big toe. Women are typically […]
The Marathon It is said that the marathon was originally introduced as a tribute to the distance travelled by the Greek soldier Pheidippides, to notify Athens of victory against the Persians in 490BC. A marathon is a race of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles) in distance. It rose to prominence as an olympic sport in 1896 […]
A Podiatrist Helps in Curing Conditions like Psoriatic Arthritis & Psoriasis Have you been suffering from psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis for some time? If so, then you would likely benefit from getting in touch with a podiatrist, who can help you with your foot problems. Psoriatic arthritis frequently affects the feet, which means that you […]
A Brief Look at Flexible Flatfoot Flatfoot is a condition that is characterised by deformity. There are different kinds of Flatfoot Deformities but one of the most common is Flexible Flatfoot, which typically begins in childhood or adolescence and continues into adulthood. The condition generally occurs in both feet and then progresses in its severity […]