Foot Pain

  1. January 10, 2018

    5 Ways to Protect Your Feet from Athlete’s Foot

    As the name suggests, athlete's foot is often found on the feet of athletes and runners, and it be difficult to avoid and treat. So, if you’re a runner, athlete, or have kids who play sports, how can you avoid itching, burning, and stinging toes and feet? These 5 tips can help you prevent athlete’s foot, so you and your kids can keep running and playing sports without any discomfort.

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  2. October 18, 2017

    How to Treat Foot Pain in Children

    The fall season means sports like football, soccer, and cross country are in full swing. Sports are great for kids because it gets them off the couch and outside where they can run around and play with other kids their age. But, where there is a competitive sport, an injury isn’t too far away. Injuries happen. And sports practices and games can put a lot of pressure on your child’s legs and feet. Here’s how you can catch your kid’s foot pain and manage injuries before they spiral out of control and keep your child off the field or cross country course.

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  3. October 18, 2017

    How to Treat and Prevent Blisters

    When you hear that someone has a blister, you probably don’t think twice about it. It’s just a tiny blister, right? There are certainly worse problems to have. While this may be true, all the runners out there know how dangerous a blister can be to their training schedules. Blisters don’t typically cause serious issues, but they can sideline a runner and prevent him from completing a race if left untreated.
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  4. September 05, 2017

    5 Most Common Foot Injuries in Children

    children's feetAs much as you want to, you can’t just keep your child in a bubble until they’re done growing. Getting them outside is healthy and keeps your child active, and hey, accidents happen. But there are a few conditions and injuries you can at least be aware of to ensure the health and safety of your child’s feet.

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  5. May 24, 2017

    6 Ways to Keep Nurses on Their Feet

    According to a 2006 study published in MEDSURG Nursing, nurses walk an average of 4-5 miles during a 12-hour shift. If you’re a nurse and know exactly how often you’re on your feet, this comes as no surprise. While walking is a great form of exercise, being on your feet for 12 hours a day doesn’t have the same stress-relieving benefits as it would if you were doing a power walking workout. Rather, walking around for that long can lead to fatigue and make it harder for you to provide the best care possible to your patients.

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  6. February 28, 2017

    Post Op Shoe for Patients

    After many foot surgeries, doctors recommend a post op shoe to offer additional support and protection for the foot as it heals. It’s extremely important to follow your surgeon’s recommendations after your operation to ensure you heal properly and completely, and to avoid re-injury before the foot is fully back to normal.

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  7. February 28, 2017

    4 Habits for Health if You’re on Your Feet All Day

    Jobs that require constant standing, such as nursing, teaching, construction, retail and many more, can result in pain and discomfort. It’s not uncommon to experience sore feet, aching joints and back pain. The good news is that there are several habits you can adopt to reduce your pain. Here are several suggestions you can adapt to your particular situation to improve your comfort throughout the day.

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