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Do You Have MS, Gout or RA and Foot Pain?

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. What causes foot pain without injury? How do I know if it’s serious? These are two of the most frequently asked questions by people experiencing some type of foot pain but aren’t quite sure where it’s stemming from. It can be alarming, especially if …

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Foot Odor Causes: What to Do When Your Feet Stink — 2023

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. There are few things as embarrassing as foot odor. You enter a room and everyone starts making faces… you can’t help wondering whether it’s because of your stinky feet or something has been hanging out too long in the garbage can.  While stinky feet …


AFOs: All About Ankle-Foot-Orthoses

An ankle-foot orthosis, better known as an AFO, is a medical device or a solid brace for the lower leg. The primary use of an AFO is to help patients walk safely regardless of the condition they’re suffering from.
There are different types of AFOs, and most of them are custom-made to provide the best possible care for the patient. AFO orthoses are one of the most prescribed types of orthoses in the US, and that’s because they have a wide application.

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Are High Heels Worth It?

High heels are exciting in that they have a deep history. As a staple of most formal wardrobes, they can be both beneficial and harmful for the feet. By knowing how to wear heels appropriately, the feet can be protected and look stylish at the same time. There are over 25 different types of heels …

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What Is Limb Length Discrepancy?

Limb length discrepancy, or LLD, isn’t as rare as some people think. In fact, up to 90% of the general population has it. On average, people have a difference of just over five millimeters of LLD, which can then cause poor weight distribution. However, in some cases, limb length discrepancy can be a significant problem …

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All About Toenail Fungus: The Best Thing You’ll Read Today

Toenail fungus can present itself in several ways, such as thick and discolored nails. It’s far more common than fingernail fungus, and up to 12% of the world’s population is affected. Fortunately, it doesn’t often have severe consequences and can be treated at home. What Is Toenail Fungus? Toenail fungus is a type of infection …

Ingrown Toenails: More Than a Little Inconvenience

Ingrown toenails are quite common, with 20 out of 100 people seeking help from their family doctors. The majority of sufferers are teenagers who often mistake the issue for something else. Several unique features can affect the development of ingrown toenails over time. What Is an Ingrown Toenail? An ingrown toenail is a condition wherein …

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Our Epic Foot Pain Identifier for 2023

If you clicked this article, you’re likely suffering from pain in your tootsies. The foot is very complex, which is why we developed this comprehensive foot pain identifier.
How complex, you ask? Let’s see… The foot is made up of an intricate network of nerves, lymphatics, blood vessels, ligaments, tendons, more than 100 muscles, 26 bones, and 33 joints. All these components are responsible for sustaining your body weight and keeping you moving throughout the day.

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Foot Tattoos: A Complete Guide for 2023

Foot tattoos have boomed in popularity over recent years because of their unique aesthetic. Although they’re another fantastic piece of real estate for fabulous artwork, they require a little more care than other tattoos. This guide can assist with knowing how to prepare for an upcoming foot tattoo session and how to ensure it heals …


Bunion Relief — 2023

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. Are you experiencing slight pain or soreness on the side of your big toe? Perhaps you want to know if it’ll go away on its own or it’s something to look into. While pain and soreness can be due to various causes, if it’s …

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Diagnosed with Diabetes – What’s Next?

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the next step is to gain all the relevant information you can to understand your condition. Here is a brief look at diabetes, its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options. Diabetes mellitus (widely known as diabetes) is …

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Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Neuropathy

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a powerful organic component that our bodies produce naturally in small amounts. ALA act as an antioxidant. According to recent studies, the compound plays an essential role in diabetes, weight loss, and other various health conditions. However, many are curious …

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11 Fascinating Feet Facts

Feet, being the most overworked part of your body, do so much for you. Your foot might appear like one well-constructed whole but to one’s surprise, it contains many components— 33 joints, 26 bones, a total of more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and 250,000 sweat glands, to be precise. Fascinating, right? Read on for more feet facts!

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What is ICD-10?

As an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases. If you have any sort of health issues, you’ve probably seen the phrase, ICD-10, more than once. And I bet you have wondered, what is ICD-10? ICD, which is the acronym for the International Classification of Diseases, is a global health information standard for …

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What Causes Dry, Cracked Heels?

Ever reach down and run into your own dry cracked heels? No fun, right? Dry skin, experienced by 20% of adults in the United States, is quite common. This occurs especially when the skin isn’t moisturized regularly. Whether it be environmental exposure or dehydration, dry heels can come about in many ways. Thankfully, there are …


Are Pedicures Beneficial for Foot Health?

Pedicures have always been a luxurious staple in society, dating back to Ancient Egypt. The more well-kept a citizen’s feet were, the higher their social standing would be, making pedicures popular. Today, over 41% of women implement this ancient beauty ritual into their monthly beauty regimen. History of Pedicures Some circles believe pedicures originated in …

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What Is Hammertoe and What Can You Do About It?

Little did I know that wearing improper shoes could significantly impact the health of my feet. The hammertoe-related deformity is one of the most prevalent issues. Understanding the causes, medical treatments, and at-home treatments helped me alleviate my foot pain and pressure. What Is Hammertoe? There’s no doubt that hammertoe is one of the most …

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Toenail Problems and At-Home Care Tips

Many of us are guilty of not taking care of our toenail problems. In fact, aside from getting regular pedicures, it can be easy to overlook toenail care. The first step to addressing this issue is knowing how important toenails are and what you can do to keep them in the best condition.