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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.

Five Big Reasons Why You Should Get Orthotics

One of the biggest reasons why patients schedule appointments with podiatrists is to have orthotics custom-made for their feet. Orthotics account for an irregular footprint and make up for gait problems and other issues that can cause injury and discomfort. It's important to get orthotics when you need them to avoid chronic pain and long term injury.  The following are five indicators that you need to see a podiatrist to have orthotics designed for your feet. Read More 

Lipo Limp: Three Ways to Deal With Foot Pain After Liposuction

When you are having a cosmetic procedure such as liposuction, it is important to remember that the body will treat this as trauma. Since the experience of the surgery will be traumatic for your body, you may experience pains that you are not expecting to different parts of the body. One unexpected place that you may see pain after liposuction, especially to your legs and thighs, is in your feet. Here are three ways to deal with foot and heel pain after liposuction. Read More 

Help Soothe Sore Heels With Some Tips

If you have experienced sore or painful heels, you know how it can impact your entire life. Heels are not usually tender or uncomfortable due to injury, but more often it is the result of how you walk or other medical related issues. Some reasons your heels hurt might be your gait, gout, arthritis, weight, posture, or shoes. See your podiatrist about persistent foot or heel pain, but soothe and provide them with some relief in the meantime. Read More 

Treatment Of Sweaty Feet Helps Prevent Other Foot Problems

Whether you are an athlete or not, excessive sweating of the feet–often on the soles (bottom)–can make other foot problems such as plantar warts and athlete's foot worse. Clinically known as plantar hyperhidrosis, overactive sweat glands in the feet can lead to more than just an embarrassing odor problem. Although the condition is rare, for the 1 percent of the population it affects, it's important to have your primary care physician rule out possible underlying medical causes for the condition. Read More 

Thinking Highly Of Yourself: Selecting Shoes When You Have High Arches

Having high arched feet can be a blessing and a curse. Those who have flat feet may have issues with walking or jogging that you do not. One the other hand, you may have issues in your heels due to plantar fasciitis if you have high arches. Those who have high arches also have to be careful of the shoes that they select. Well-arched feet mean that wearing flip flops and flat sandals is likely to hurt. Read More