Recovery From A Bunionectomy

22 January 2019
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Bunion surgery takes many forms, but one thing they all have in common is that the recovery can take a comparatively long time. Many surgeries have, over time, been refined to make recovery easier and faster. However, because bunion surgery involves your feet, recovery can be tougher because you have to put pressure on the very things that were operated on. That can make recovery a bit tough. However, full recovery is very possible. Read More …

3 Common Foot-Related Mistakes Made By Restaurant Servers

8 October 2018
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If you're a restaurant server, taking good care of your body is a must. After all, you do work in an industry that can be very hard on your feet, back, shoulders, and other parts of your body. Many servers make mistakes when it comes to their feet, but avoiding these common but harmful mistakes can help you take much better care of your feet, and can help prevent you from being in pain at the end of a long shift. Read More …

Painful Heels? What The Problem Could Be

25 July 2018
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Pain in the heels can sometimes feel like tiny needles poking into your foot. This type of pain can make just about anything you do on a daily basis difficult. Heel pain may be due to a few different things. Read on for just a few of the things it may be. Heel Spurs Heel spurs are a growth on the heel bone. It looks like a hooked shape piece of built-up calcium that can be very painful when walking or doing anything on your feet. Read More …

Toenail Psoriasis Can Cause Changes To Your Nail And Pain When You Wear Shoes

24 April 2018
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If your toenails are thick and discolored, you might think you have a fungal infection, especially if you also have a rash between your toes. If over-the-counter treatments don't clear up the problem, then you should see a foot specialist for a diagnosis. It's possible that you have psoriasis. Psoriasis can affect the skin on your feet as well as your toenails. Here are some things to know about this foot condition. Read More …

Two Reasons Why You May Be Experiencing Big Toe Joint Pain

15 January 2018
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Although the big toe carries the name "big," it's actually a relatively small member of the total structure of your body. Regardless of how little this toe might be, the pain that it can give off when the joint becomes inflamed can overtake you, making it tough for you to stand up for any length of time. If the discomfort seems to come out of nowhere you are probably racking your brain trying to figure out what's causing it. Read More …

About Me
Understanding Podiatry Concerns

After I started focusing more and more on my overall health, I realized that there were a few challenges I was up against. For starters, I realized that I needed to take better care of my feet, since they had been causing me problems for quite some time. It was pretty nerve-wracking to go do the doctor at first, but before I knew it, I was able to get in, have my feet inspected, and start getting fitted for orthotics that would help. I wanted to create a blog all about understanding podiatry concerns, so that other people could make positive changes too.