How High Blood Pressure Leads To Toe Cramps And Foot Pain


People with high blood pressure often experience a variety of health issues that can be both painful and debilitating. One of the most surprising of these issues is toe cramps and foot pain. Thankfully, treating this issue is not a difficult task.  Why Toe Cramps Are Connected To High Blood Pressure People who suffer from high blood pressure often experience debilitating toe cramps and foot pain that can make life difficult to handle.

17 November 2018

Do You Need An Appointment With A Podiatrist? Here's What To Look For


It is very important to make sure that you are keeping an eye on the condition of your feet and following up with a foot specialist, known as a podiatrist, should you ever find that you are having trouble with one or both of your feet. Knowing the signs that indicate that there is a need for you to visit a podiatrist is important, so you will not miss your chance to get help that can help your feet heal in no time at all.

2 July 2018

Use These Tips to Take Care of Your Feet at a Waterpark This Summer


If you're planning on spending a day or two at a waterpark this summer, you're likely dreaming of a day of fun and sliding in the sun. What you might not be thinking about, however, is the health of your feet. Given that you'll likely be spending the bulk of the day walking around barefoot, you could be at risk of dealing with a variety of foot conditions that could leave you needing podiatry care.

5 July 2016

3 Ways That A Podiatrist Can Help With Plantar Fasciitis


One of the more common conditions that a podiatrist will deal with is plantar fasciitis, mostly because it is among the most common causes of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis is caused when the plantar fascia ligament in your foot becomes stressed or inflamed, which can lead to substantial pain. Listed below are just a few of the ways that a podiatrist can help you deal with plantar fasciitis. Lifestyle Changes

17 May 2016

Foot Problems Polio Can Cause Even After Recovery


Post polio syndrome – a condition that can strike years after you recover from polio – often causes problems with the feet. Polio is caused by a virus that affects the nervous system; therefore, symptoms can reappear decades after the initial infection. Muscle and joint pain, muscle weakness, and spinal and foot deformities are common symptoms of post polio syndrome. That's why it's important to learn more about the postural changes and feet problems polio can cause.

22 March 2016

The 4 Most Common Sports Injuries


Many people tend to play one sport or another. Whether it's simply tossing the ol' pigskin around or being involved in a vigorous game of pickup basketball, Americans love engaging with sports. Sports is a great way to let off a bit of steam, be engaged with camaraderie and gain an ample amount of exercise while you're at it. However, you should be careful whenever you're out on the court or running laps at the track, as you can fall victim to a sports-related injury.

3 February 2016

Plantar Warts: A Look At Your Treatment Options


Do you have a hard, grainy growth on the sole of your foot? Does it feel like you're stepping on a pebble whenever you put pressure on that part of your foot? Chances are, you have a plantar wart – a type of wart that, due to the pressure on the bottom of your foot, grows inward rather than protruding outward. Thankfully, plantar warts are mostly annoying, rather than harmful. Here's a look at your options for treating this ailment.

23 November 2015

Plantar Fasciitis: Home Remedies That Help Decrease The Pain


A sharp, stabbing pain in your foot when you get out of bed in the mornings if a miserable way to greet the day. If this happens to you, it is likely that you have plantar fasciitis. This pain may also occur after you have been sitting for a while and stand up or when you stand for a long period. Generally, the pain lessens after you walk a few steps and your foot becomes more limber.

26 October 2015

Don't Let Foot Pain Spoil Your Summer Fun


You wake up, put a foot on the floor to get out of bed, and a shooting pain runs down the back of your foot. You lace up your hiking boots and feel a sharp pain in your heel. These are some of the common ways your feet complain about a muscle or bone problem. Here is what you need to know about foot pain and how to prevent it from ruining your summer activities.

24 August 2015

4 Things Diabetics Need To Know About Corns


Corns are thick layers of skin that develop in response to friction or pressure. They may develop on your feet if your shoes don't fit properly. For many people, corns are just a nuisance, but for diabetics, they can be dangerous. Here are four things diabetics need to know about corns. What are the symptoms of corns? If you have a corn, you'll notice a hard, raised bump on your foot, and the skin around the bump may be inflamed.

31 July 2015