The two key components are stretching and support.
You can augment support by either increasing control of the foot from below or reducing the load. If you are overweight a loss of as little as 5 pounds can give dramatic results. Foot supports or prescription orthotics control the foot from in the shoe. If you are in sever pain and this condition is interfering with your daily life see a Podiatrist immediately. Continue Reading
Teachers, policeman, “weekend worriers”, postal workers, hairdressers, sales people, and mothers I could go on and on… They all work hard on their feet. Standing and walking for hours at a time. They all stress their feet. They are all subject to foot pain. Doctors of Podiatry are here to help! Continue Reading
A toddler whose feet were amputated after her father accidentally backed over her with a riding lawnmower took her first steps on her new prosthetic test legs Monday. Ireland Nugent has been in a wheelchair and has undergone seven surgeries since the April 11 accident. Continue Reading
Scientist have found that mosquitoes are attracted to smelly feet. In particular the mosquito that carries Malaria. The scientist plan to use this knowledge to build a trap to attract the mosquitoes and kill them. You can use this knowledge to protect yourself from the pesky critters. Wash your feet! Continue Reading
The human body hosts more than 80 types of fungus.
“By gaining a more complete awareness of the fungal and bacterial ecosystems, we can better address associated skin diseases, including skin conditions which can be related to cancer treatments,” said Dr. Heidi Kong, one of the authors of the study. Continue Reading
New York’s general manager, Brian Cashman, announced that Jeter has a new crack in his previously healed left ankle. He also added that he won’t return until after All-Star break. The discovery was made when Jeter made an unscheduled visit to an ankle specialist, after minimizing his workouts last weekend. Continue Reading
Kobe Bryant will miss games due to a severe ankle sprain which he sustained during the closing seconds in the Lakers loss to Atlanta back in March, according to Lakers. The injury was reminiscent to the sprain that he had dealt with since the 2000 playoffs, according to Bryant. Continue Reading