Chronic Foot Pain: Taking Steps to Feel Good Again

When your feet hurt day and night, you may wonder if you're ever go without pain again. Chronic foot pain can wreak havoc on your life. The pain can strike at any given moment, or it can last for days on end. I was in your shoes a few years ago. My feet would ache at work, in the evening, and even when I slept at night. Finally, I sought help from a podiatrist, or foot doctor. The doctor examined my feet and diagnosed me with plantar fasciitis and heel pain. Both conditions would become worse without immediate treatment. I now want to share what I've learned about chronic foot pain with you. My blog provides information about different types of foot pain and how they develop. Hopefully, the information can help you feel good again. Thanks for stopping by and good luck.

2 Things You Can Do To Help Heal From Ankle Replacement Surgery

9 September 2020
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If you have damaged your ankle, your doctor may suggest that you get a total ankle replacement. If you do that, you want to make sure that you are doing everything possible to make sure that you are healing as well as possible. Getting a total ankle replacement is a major surgery, and you don't want to have to go through another surgery before you have to. So, what can do you do to make the healing process go as easily as possible? Read More …

4 Ways To Treat A Painful Long Toe Before Moving To Surgery

28 September 2019
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If you have a toe that is painfully long, and that just seems to get in the way, there are a few things that you can do before having surgery on that toe. Most toe surgeons are going to ask you to try one or more of the methods below before going through with surgery. As with any surgery, it should only be taken when necessary.   Custom Foot Orthotics If you have a toe that is longer than your other toes, it can make wearing shoes a little awkward. Read More …

Caring For A Sprained Ankle: Recovery And Prevention Tips

13 February 2019
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Spraining an ankle can happen from all types of things - running, walking, slipping and falling, or from missing a step. You can sprain your ankle whether you're young, old, athletic, or not athletic at all. If you've injured your ankle in the past, chances are pretty good that you could re-injure your ankle again. This is because your ankles may be weak. Treating your sprained ankle is important for your road to recovery, and to help prevent spraining your ankle again. Read More …

Get Permanent Relief From Your Bunions With Surgery

23 October 2018
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Getting a bunion removed from your foot can relieve a lot of pain and make walking, standing, and running much more comfortable. Bunions are pretty common as you get older, but depending on the severity of the bunion, you may never need to deal with them at all. If you are having trouble with a bunion, a visit to the podiatrist for an evaluation is a good idea.  About Bunions Read More …

Understanding And Treating Heel Spurs

3 August 2018
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From sitting and standing to walking and running, the feet take pressure from your body's total weight, so it is easy to see the amount of stress they experience. Because of this constant use and overall level of stress, you may develop foot conditions that are painful and immobilizing. Heel spurs are a common problem that affect many people today even though the condition is not understood by most people. This guide will help you understand the causes, signs, and treatment options for heel spurs. Read More …