Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

Shin Splints

Shin splints refer to leg pain between the knee and ankle that is caused by damage or inflammation of those tendons and muscles. It’s important to visit your doctor to rule out fractures if the stress is severe.

Pronation: What is it and how much is too much?

Over-Pronation is a common and damaging medical problem. Pronation is a turning outward of the foot at the ankle, so that one has a tendency to walk on the inner border of the foot. The most common reason for foot problems is due to Over-Pronation.  A certain amount of pronation is necessary to walk properly.  […]

Flat Feet

“Flatfoot” (also known as pes planus) is a condition where the foot lacks an arch on the inside. It is a very common condition as almost all children start out with little or no arch. Most kids eventually develop a normal arch; however, often people grow to maturity without the development of a normal arch.

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 […]