How to Tell If You Have a Stress Fracture

How to Tell If You Have a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are very small cracks that develop in a bone. A stress fracture is somewhat of a subtle injury, because it does not come from one particular event, but from repetitive stress over a period of time. Many basketball players, distance runners, and other...

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What Causes Heel Pain?

What Causes Heel Pain?

Felt most intensely when you place weight on the affected heel, heel pain can start as mild and build up over time. There is a large number of factors that can contribute to heel pain, so seeking the help of podiatrist to determine the cause and recommend a treatment...

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3 Things Your Pedicurist Should Never Do

Getting a pedicure can be a fun and relaxing experience, and taking care of your feet is never a bad idea, but there are some things that a pedicurist can do that are counterproductive to proper foot health. Pay attention next time you go to the salon to make sure...

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What to Expect When Getting Fitted for Orthotics

What to Expect When Getting Fitted for Orthotics

Orthotics can be very helpful in treating problems in specific muscles or joints. Different types of orthotics can be used to restrict movement, reduce the weight bearing on a certain joint, help in movement, restore proper function and prevent injury of a part of the...

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