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Choose the Right Shoes for Your Exercise Routine

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The right athletic shoe can make a big difference in success with your chosen exercise or sport. Investing in separate, specific shoes for each activity will really pay off. Here are some quick guidelines: Running. Runners need extra cushioning in the heel and forefoot to handle the great impact that hits the feet with every step. The right running shoe

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Caring for Common Problems in Aging Feet

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Feet change with age, but discomfort and pain don’t necessarily have to be part of growing older. Caring for feet both personally and with a podiatrist can help to minimize age-related issues. Here are some common foot problems that occur with aging and what to do about them Erosion of Fat There is a natural, built-in insole of elastin cushions

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Plantar Fasciitis 101: The Facts Behind the Heel Pain

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Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common orthopedic conditions. Though it is important for podiatrists to diagnose it, plantar fasciitis treatment begins with identifying the symptoms. Overview of Plantar Fasciitis The plantar fascia is a ligament that runs along the bottomof the foot and connects the heel bone to the first metatarsal,which is the bone behind the big toe.

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When to See a Doctor for Foot Pain

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While minor aches and pains in the feet may come and go, certain types of foot pain may signify a more serious injury or health problem. A podiatrist can determine the cause of the pain and recommend effective treatment options. Foot Pain Symptoms to Take Seriously In many cases, foot pain can be treated using the RICE method: Rest, apply

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