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Tight Fitting Shoes Can Damage Feet

Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.gov You may sacrifice comfort for fashionable shoes, but you could be damaging your feet. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says the following problems can result from wearing shoes that are too snug: Hammertoes. Bunions. Calluses. Corns. Read more at www.nlm.nih.gov See this Amp at http://amplify.com/u/9ihv Information on choosing shoes. Foot care [...]

New Procedure for Bunions: Mini Tight Rope

A bunion is a structural deformity in the foot, resulting in a painful bump at the great toe joint. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Bunions in Dancers

It is commonly believed that dancing, specifically ballet dancing, causes bunions because of the great amount of stress placed on the great toe joint. A review of the radiographs of 63 active and 38 retired dancers showed no increase in the angles of the bones at the great toe joint compared to radiographs of the [...]

Foot Pain Finder

To find the location of your foot pain, check out our Interactive Foot Pain Finder. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Prevention of Bunions

A bunion is bone deformity at the big toe joint which results from a structural change in the foot. The 1st metatarsal, the first of five long bones in the foot, moves inward (toward the center of the body) and the big toe moves outward (toward the small toes). This movement develops slowly over time, [...]

Stiletto Heels: 10 Foot Problems

Part I of a Three Part Series on High Heels A stiletto heel is the name for a type of heel on a woman’s shoe or boot. The heel is long and thin and named after the stiletto dagger of the same shape, which was a dress dagger for the upper class in the 17th [...]

Cause of Common Foot Problems

Heel pain, arch pain and ball of foot pain are the most common complaints from individuals about their feet. Although each foot is unique, many foot problems are caused by faulty foot mechanics. The combination of tight calf muscles and over-pronation contributes to the development of plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, posterior tibial tendonitis, midfoot arthritis, [...]

Bunions – What You Can Do

A bunion is a bone deformity at the great toe joint. The long bone at the inside of the foot moves towards the center of the body. The big toe moves towards the small toes. This movement causes a large bump at the inside of the foot. There is sometimes an associated bone growth or [...]