Can Children Wear Bunion Correctors?

As a child begins to grow, they may develop some unexpected problems that may be difficult to deal with. This is especially the case for any child who develops adult medical issues like bunions. While an adult may develop bunions because of the tightness of the shoes that they wear on their feet. However, a […]

What is a flat foot and how to care for it

A pair of flat feet exercising with a ball

Flat foot occurs when the arch on the inside of your foot is flattened, and the entire bottom of your foot (the sole) can touch the floor when you stand. It’s also known as a collapsed or fallen arch.  Flat foot is a relatively common condition. It’s usually painless but can sometimes contribute to ankle […]

Heel Pain – Why It Hurts And What Causes It

Hand cradling a painful heel of a foot.

Have you ever felt heel pain? Not the kind of pain you get from blisters because the shoes you wore the other day were too tight, but the kind of persistent aching pain that can affect your mobility? Heel pains aren’t necessarily a sign of any serious underlying condition, but it can interfere with some […]

Plantar Fasciitis: Signs you have it and what you can do

Woman massaging her plantar fasciitis pains

If your heel is prone to pain when walking, you may have a condition known as plantar fasciitis.  Plantar fasciitis, also known as Heel Spur Syndrome, gets its name from an overuse of the ligament that runs through from your heel to the ball of your foot. This band of tissue is known as the […]

Nails turn black or yellow. / Foot fungal infection.

What causes black or yellow nails? Black nails come about because of two possible reasons. First, a person’s nails may turn black due to certain medical conditions relating to the kidney, liver, lung, heart, anemia, melanoma, or diabetes. The inherited yellow nail syndrome that arises from lung diseases and swelling of tissues can also cause […]

5 bunion myths and what you can do about your bunion

Due to bunions forming, many people around the world suffer from pain near their big toes when they walk. Bunions are an unfortunate medical condition that can affect 23% of people aged 18 to 65, and 36% of those aged over 65. Its effects range from mild discomfort to large amounts of pain, depending on […]

Why does the bottom of my feet hurt?

Do you feel a certain discomfort while walking running or just trying to make any movement on the arch of your foot or the heel? Other times it’s so uncomfortable that you feel as if you are stepping on a hard object in your shoes. Then this might be the dreaded plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis […]

How Do Your Feet Affect Your Spine and Cause Back Pain

Many people suffer from back pain. In fact, the American Chiropractic Association reports that at least 80% of individuals have experienced a backache at one point in their lives. Also, research places back pain among popular reasons why people see a doctor. In most cases, backaches are caused by obvious reasons such as bending or […]