Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

Bunion Surgery Should Be Your Last Resort

Many people suffer from bunions, and some to the point that surgery is deemed necessary to fix the problem.  But the truth is that surgery on bunions should be a last resort option. The reality is that surgery doesn’t solve the real issue behind the cause of bunions. If the cause is not corrected, the […]

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma occurs in a nerve in the foot, often between the third and fourth toes. The condition involves a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to the toes. A neuroma is caused by repeated friction and pressure on the nerve, which in turn causes the nerve to scar and become […]

Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It?

Plantar Fasciitis is a very common malady causing heel and foot pain in adults. Plantar Fasciitis sufferers experience symptoms of heel pain that is usually most severe first thing in the morning. Plantar Fasciitis is a predominant cause of heel pain, most often referred to as a heel spur.

IT Band Syndrome

Over-pronation may cause pain on the lateral (outer) side of the knee, lateral thigh, or lateral hip.  This pain may be IT Band Syndrome.  The degree of discomfort can range from a dull aching to a sharp stabbing pain, and it is usually not localized but covers a large area. Treatment covers the 3 S’s […]

How to Know Which Insole is Right For You?

Research has shown which types of insoles are good for the different types of foot arches. While many people will experiment to see which product works best, there are a few general rules when it comes to matching insoles with arch types.