Chronic Foot Pain: Taking Steps to Feel Good Again

When your feet hurt day and night, you may wonder if you're ever go without pain again. Chronic foot pain can wreak havoc on your life. The pain can strike at any given moment, or it can last for days on end. I was in your shoes a few years ago. My feet would ache at work, in the evening, and even when I slept at night. Finally, I sought help from a podiatrist, or foot doctor. The doctor examined my feet and diagnosed me with plantar fasciitis and heel pain. Both conditions would become worse without immediate treatment. I now want to share what I've learned about chronic foot pain with you. My blog provides information about different types of foot pain and how they develop. Hopefully, the information can help you feel good again. Thanks for stopping by and good luck.

Why Custom Orthotics Are Worth Considering When You Have Constant Foot Pain

25 August 2017
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If your feet always hurt no matter what kind of shoes you buy, you may need to use shoe inserts made by a podiatrist. A podiatrist can make inserts to custom-fit your feet for the most support right where you need it. These work much better than shoe inserts you buy over-the-counter that are one size fits all. Here's why custom orthotics are a good way to help with foot pain. Read More …

Child Has High Arches In Their Feet? Tips To Help Them Feel Better

11 August 2017
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If your child has high arches in their feet this can be very painful. Because of this, your child may not walk normally, such as with a limp. Fortunately, there are treatment options available to help relieve your child's pain, which will improve their walking. The first thing you should do is to take your child to a podiatrist. They may suggest your child get corrective shoes, or they may suggest surgery. Read More …

Three Tips For Toe Nail Fungus Laser Removal

9 August 2017
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Any time that you are in need of care from a podiatrist, it is very important that you do everything possible to find the best professional to get treatment. Fungus removal is an area of podiatry that these professionals handle, so if you are in need of this service, be sure that you take the time to make the right hire. Follow the tips below so that you can understand the benefits of laser fungus removal and how you can hire a professional who can assist you. Read More …

Podiatric Sports Injuries - A Crack In The Foundation

2 August 2017
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Every builder knows that the secret to a strong, long-lasting building is a solid foundation. In much the same way, the key to a successful athlete is a strong foundation in the form of healthy feet. Podiatric sports medicine is the medical specialty that focuses on not only ways to maintain healthy feet but to fix them when they have problems. While much is heard in the news about devastating knee injuries suffered by athletes, injuries to the feet can be just as debilitating. Read More …

Is It Time For You To Have Bunion Surgery Yet?

2 August 2017
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Bunions often start off as a minor annoyance, but as they become progressively worse, they start to interfere with your ability to wear shoes and walk comfortably. At some point, most people with bunions do end up having surgery. However, as the surgical process can be a bit arduous to recover from, doctors often recommend that patients put off bunion surgery until it is really necessary. How do you know if the time has come to have bunions surgery? Read More …