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Pregnancy and Foot Health

Many pregnant women complain about foot pain while they are expecting, primarily caused by weight gain and hormonal changes taking place in the body. By understanding how pregnancy impacts the health of a woman’s feet, a pregnant woman can take action to keep her feet as healthy and comfortable as possible. Because a woman’s weight … Continue reading Pregnancy and Foot Health

New Business launches TreadMill Desk for Desk Jobs

New business InMovement is reportedly launching new workout equipment that is designed to help fight the negative effects of the everyday desk job. One new product is the TreadMill Desk, which allows employees to walk while working on the computer. “Today, our bodies are breaking down from obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression and … Continue reading New Business launches TreadMill Desk for Desk Jobs

Short Foot Exercises can increase Foot Strength

The feet are some of the most used and dynamic parts of the body, and due to this title they must be simultaneously strong and stable while also being flexible and malleable. To increase foot strength, short foot exercises such as arch strengthening can help contract the muscles in the feet. Various short foot exercises … Continue reading Short Foot Exercises can increase Foot Strength

Exercise for Your Feet

Whether your feet are over-worked or under-worked, chances are they could benefit from some special attention. Even those who exercise regularly probably do not spend any time strengthening their feet. This can be just as rewarding as strengthening the rest of the body, since the health of your feet affects the health of the rest … Continue reading Exercise for Your Feet

Jason Witten plays through Games despite Injury

Despite having two sprained ankles and a sprained knee, Jason Witten of the Dallas Cowboys was able to get through his recent Sunday games. When asked about his injuries, Witten seemed unfazed, “It’s just some bumps and bruises. Typical football stuff. I’ll be fine.” Even though the team lost quarterback Tony Romo to a broken … Continue reading Jason Witten plays through Games despite Injury

Woman with Morton’s Neuroma participates in first Run

Despite a case of Morton’s Neuroma, Breast Cancer Now leader Lynn Parfey participated in her first ever run at the recent Great North Run as a commitment to the dying words of her friend Shirley Garman. Parfey endured the excruciating pain in her feet to take on the 13.1 mile challenge in Garman’s memory. “I’m … Continue reading Woman with Morton’s Neuroma participates in first Run

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma is a painful foot condition that commonly affects the areas between the third and fourth toe and the ball of the foot. Other areas of the foot can also be susceptible to this condition. Morton’s neuroma is caused by an inflamed nerve in the foot that is being squeezed and aggravated by surrounding … Continue reading Morton’s Neuroma

Five Benefits of Ankle Foot Orthotics

Compared to drugstore inserts, orthotics tend to have many more advantages; people should consider the following five benefits to ankle foot orthotics. Customized orthotics are designed professionally to ensure they personally fit the user. Any specific modifications or changes needed can also be included in a patient’s orthotics design. Orthotics are especially useful in relieving … Continue reading Five Benefits of Ankle Foot Orthotics