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How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can be quite painful, and the condition doesn’t just develop in adults. Kids and teens can also develop ingrown toenails, so it’s important that parents and...

Why Does My Ankle Lock Up?

Why Does My Ankle Lock Up?

Does your ankle randomly lock up once in a while, causing pain and stiffness in the area? The problem may be more common than you think. Oftentimes when an ankle catches or...

Nerve Decompression For Diabetic Neuropathy

Nerve Decompression For Diabetic Neuropathy

Recently I read an article that spoke about the benefits of surgical decompression as a option for patients with diabetic neuropathy. As we’ve mentioned before, diabetic...

 What Is Traction?

What Is Traction?

Traction is a technique for realigning a broken bone or dislocated part of the body using weights, pulleys, and ropes to gently apply pressure and pull the bone or injured body...

Skin Cancer and Your Feet – What You Should Know

Skin Cancer and Your Feet – What You Should Know

The temperatures are rising here in Minnesota, which means it will soon be time to take your sandals and flip flops back out of your closet. Sandals can be a great way to help...

 What Is Arthritis in the Toes?

What Is Arthritis in the Toes?

Arthritis in the toes is chronic inflammation of the joints in the forefoot. The joint most often affected is the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, which connects the big toe to...

How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

How To Help Kids Prevent Against Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can be quite painful, and the condition doesn’t just develop in adults. Kids and teens can also develop ingrown toenails, so it’s important that parents and...

Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments

Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments

Our feet are vital shock-absorbers. Your feet support your body weight as you walk and navigate your day, so foot pain can disrupt your life. In fact, 77% of adults have...

 Ice Bottle Massage for Plantar Fasciitis

Ice Bottle Massage for Plantar Fasciitis

An ice bottle massage is a way to manage plantar fasciitis at home. Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that develops when the tough band of tissue on the bottom of your...

 What You Should Know About the Forefoot

What You Should Know About the Forefoot

You may be surprised to learn that your forefoot carries and balances half of the body's total weight, and is designed to handle significant force and wear-and-tear. Structure...

 How Aging Affects Your Feet

How Aging Affects Your Feet

Aging takes its toll on your feet as it does with the rest of your body. Given the amount of stress we place on our feet over a lifetime, it's easy to see why these problems...

 Joint Pain in the Feet: A Symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Joint Pain in the Feet: A Symptom of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can strike anywhere, and that includes your feet. In fact, foot inflammation and pain is an early symptom for many people. Foot symptoms in RA can...