Playing field hockey can be a great way to stay in shape and have fun at the same time, but while all that physical exercise is good for the body, it can be harsh on your feel. Regular games and training sessions can lead to a variety of foot problems caused by strain and overuse, and a condition known as 'turf toe' is particularly common in both amateur and professional field hockey players.
28 July 2021
Although a fungal nail infection isn't usually serious, it can feel uncomfortable. They also look unpleasant aesthetically, which is why a lot of people rush to banish them. By understanding how you can banish toenail fungus, you can make sure your feet look and feel fantastic. Topical Treatments As your fungal infection starts to progress it can cause some areas of your toenail to thicken. In a worst-case scenario, you may find that some parts of your toenail fall off.
9 July 2021
Barefoot running has been trending for several years, but many people do not want to try it because of the risks of getting a splinter or stepping in something nasty. You can get all the benefits of being barefoot and protect your feet by using minimalist or barefoot-style running shoes. Here are three reasons why these shoes are the healthiest option for runners' feet. 1. Minimalist Shoes Are Foot Shaped
13 April 2021
High impact sports, long-distance running and other strenuous physical activity can put a great deal of strain on your feet, and athletes of all stripes are vulnerable to a variety of problems that affect the feet. Sesamoiditis can be one of the most debilitating, but podiatrists can help relieve the pain and immobility caused by this painful condition. What Is Sesamoiditis? Each of your feet contains two small bones, about the size of peas, that are located under the joints that connect the big toes to the rest of the feet.
13 April 2021
Podiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on the foot. Though the feet play a critical role in supporting the body's weight, many people never give them much attention. The only time you will probably visit is a podiatrist is when a foot problem emerges. Even then, you can choose simple home remedies over professional podiatry care. However, it is vital to take care of your feet by visiting an experienced podiatrist for regular check-ups.
7 April 2021
When your feet are afflicted with pain, it can be challenging to determine what the root cause of the problem is. In some scenarios, the pain could stem from straining, and in others, it could be due to an underlying injury. Knowing the cause of your discomfort is crucial so that you can discern how serious the condition is and seek treatment from a podiatrist quickly. Plantar fasciitis is one of the common ailments that people struggle with when they develop heel pain.
11 March 2021
Chronic foot pain not only makes menial tasks such as walking or running virtually unbearable, but this discomfort steadily impacts your quality of life. And while there is a vast range of reasons why one may develop this problem, you may be surprised to learn that a common fix that could work for your specific problem is wearing custom orthotics. A major reason why not many people consider this as a viable treatment option is that they presume orthotics are only relevant for senior patients but this is incorrect.
1 March 2021