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  • Menopausal Women at Risk for Gout Should Seek a Podiatrist’s Care

    Have you ever been awoken by the sensation of incredible pain coursing through your ankles and toes? Did those same areas appear swollen and red? Perhaps they felt hot and sensitive to touch as well. If so, you may have developed a type of incurable arthritis in your feet and ankles. Known as gout, it […]

  • Understanding Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    Do you have numbness, tingling, shooting pains or a burning sensation in your foot? If that’s the situation, you may have developed tarsal tunnel syndrome. As you may have guessed, it is a health problem that is connected to the tarsal tunnel. Here’s an overview of the condition and how it is treated: For those […]

  • Study Finds Diabetic Shoes & Inserts Reduce Amputations

    A new study from Sweden finds that proper interventions such as diabetic shoes, inserts, podiatry, and regular checkups can reduce the number of amputations by more than 50% in patients with diabetes. These are the findings, and some steps people with diabetes can take to protect their feet. According to an article from News-Medical.net, researchers […]

  • Causes & Treatment of Hammertoes

    There are many foot problems that people are afflicted with but one very painful condition is hammertoes. A hammertoe occurs when the middle of the toe points upward strangely. Hammertoes usually in the second toe will develop a callus on the top of the first joint of the toe which is painful. Causes of Hammertoes […]

  • Types of Toenail Fungus Treatment

    Toenail fungus is a common problem that can turn into a painful situation. Once the fungus is contracted it develops and grows underneath the toenail. This can cause the toenail to become discolored, thick and have an unnatural appearance. The good news is that there are a variety of toenail fungus treatments available. Symptoms Initially […]