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Learning About Podiatry

Hi everyone, my name is Felix. Welcome to my site about podiatry. When I was regularly running marathons, I would come home with severe damage to my feet. All of the soaking and rubbing did not help my feet heal fast enough. By the time I had to go back to work, I was still hobbling around on the outside of my soles. Luckily, a friend directed me to a highly respected podiatrist in my area. With my doctor’s help, I healed quickly and prevented future foot pain. My site will cover all of the ways podiatrists can help you protect and restore your feet. Thank you for visiting my site.

Reasons People May Benefit From Custom Orthotics

People who have foot, ankle, knee or even back pain can sometimes benefit from using custom orthotics in their shoes. Problems with the feet can translate into problems in other areas of the body, such as the back, if they aren't corrected. Different types of orthotics can help with different conditions, so it's a good idea to see a podiatrist for a diagnosis before purchasing any inserts. Potential Purposes Orthotics can help to properly align the foot and the ankle, providing support and helping to improve the way the foot functions. Read More 

2 Tips To Help Reduce Inflammation After Bunion Removal Surgery

A bunion can form on your big toe for a number of reasons. This can include wearing shoes that are too small or that are extremely narrow. The bunion forms because there is no room for your feet to breathe. The pressure applied to this area results in a bump around your toe. You may want to get your bunion removed as quickly as possible because it can become painful to walk. Read More 

Three Ways To Treat Your Toenail Fungus Naturally

Toenail fungus can leave your toenails looking yellow, flaky and generally unsightly. While there are prescription treatments for toenail fungus, they are not ideal for everyone, and side effects include liver damage and skin rashes. If you would rather forego prescription treatments, you can try some natural remedies to get rid of your fungus more safely. You'll have to be patient because these remedies don't work overnight, but if you stick with it, your toenails should start to look more clear. Read More 

Flat Feet And Back Pain

The persistent pain in your lower back may be the result of a problem with your feet. The arch in your foot has a shock absorber effect, cushioning each step. It also helps to keep your ankles, knees, and hips aligned. If you have flat feet, also called fallen arches, your lower body will be out of alignment, putting stress on your lower back. Here is the subtle connection between your feet and back and how a foot doctor can help your back pain to go away. Read More