Tag Archive 'foot pain'

Six Steps To Prevent Running Injuries On Your Way To Marathon Finish Lines

Amplify’d from www.medicalnewstoday.com Runner’s knee, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis — these are the last words any runner wants to hear. Whether running a marathon or a five-mile loop in the park, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center physicians Dr. William Levine and Dr. Christopher Visco offer six important steps to prevent painful and debilitating [...]

What is plantar fasciitis? What can I do for plantar fasciitis?

Amplify’d from www.northcoastfootcare.com Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis (plan * tar _ fash * ee * i * tis) is tearing and inflammation of a ligament on the bottom of the foot. “Plantar” refers to the bottom of the foot, the “fascia” is a long ligament-type structure and [...]

Foot-Friendly Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

Amplify’d from www.apma.org Bethesda, MD – Making running part of a workout routine leads to better physical stamina and a more positive state of mind—but a detrimental foot injury can quickly stop runners in their tracks. Keeping feet healthy and pain-free can go a long way toward ensuring that every run is enjoyable, for both [...]

Foot Pain Can Ruin Your Tennis Game

Amplify’d from www.medicalnewstoday.com Foot pain began affecting Donna’s tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through the pain and rest her feet between matches. But when the pain became too much, and even started affecting [...]

Foot Pain Finder

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

Foot Pain Linked to Shoe Type

Shoe gear has always been assumed to be associated with foot pain, but very few studies have explored the relationship. A new study in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism collected data from the Framingham Study to examine the association between shoe gear and foot pain. Between 2002-2008, 3,378 individuals were evaluated for foot pain and [...]

Sandal Scandal: APMA Sandal Tips

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) offers these tips for avoiding a sandal scandal this summer. Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

High Heels: How To Avoid Foot Problems

Part III of a Three Part Series on High Heels Not all high heels cause foot pain or contribute to foot problems. In fact, shoes with at least an inch are recommended for individuals with flatfeet, tight calves and arch pain. The inch at the heel helps decrease arch stress and tension on the Achilles [...]

APMA Foot Pain Survey ~ 2009

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) conducted a National Survey on foot ailments in January and recently released the results. There were 1,082 respondents to the survey which was a nationally representative sample of the U.S. population. Americans spend a lot of time on their feet: Almost 25% of Americans report spending 6 hours or [...]

Foot Pain at Work

Between 30-50% of all individuals spend at least 4 hours on their feet at work. Many individuals spend as much as 8 to 10 hours a day standing or walking at their job. Many jobs require prolonged standing and walking. Some common jobs are manufacturing and service industry jobs (such as retail sales and food [...]

FDA Approves New Gout Medication

Uloric (also known as febuxostat), a Takeda Pharmaceuticals gout medication, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Gout is a painful condition caused by elevated levels of uric acid that build up in the blood, soft tissue and the joints. One of the most common places for Social Bookmarking OptionsBlinklistBloglinesBlogmarksDiggdel.icio.usFacebookFurlMa.gnoliaNewsVineRedditStumbleUponTechnorati

Interactive Foot Pain Finder

Do you have foot pain, but you are not sure exactly what might be the cause? Start by using our interactive foot pain finder tool to help locate your foot pain. The foot pain finder will give you information with images, diagrams and links to common foot problems. Interactive Foot Pain Finder Tool. Social Bookmarking [...]

Shoes With Springs

Gravity Defyer Shoes Gravity Defyer shoes are built with a hidden spring in the heel of the shoe. Shoes with springs or coils are designed to ease joint pain, especially at your feet, ankles, knees, hips and back. Some individuals swear by these shoes, especially those suffering with heel pain. Gravity Defyer shoes are not [...]