Corns and bunions are foot issues that many of us face. If not treated properly, they can cause significant foot pain and loss of mobility. Here’s what you need to know about these common foot ailments and how to care for them.
Every now and then, our feet “fall asleep,” leaving us with that familiar, pins-and-needles sensation. But if you experience numbness or tingling in your feet on a regular basis, there could be another cause.
Having a professional pedicure can be a refreshing treat. But you don’t need to head to the salon to give your feet a little TLC. Here are expert tips for a healthful pedicure you can give yourself at home.
As the cool weather arrives, it’s time to get out your fall and winter footwear to see if your old favorites need repair or even replacement. Think back to last season. Do you remember how you felt when wearing the boots that are sitting in your closet? Did those hiking boots turn out to be … Continue reading Finding the Best Fall and Winter Boots
Whether you’re walking, running, hiking or simply going out with friends for the afternoon, what you wear on your feet makes a real difference in how you feel. Shoes are a big part of foot comfort, but having the right socks can be equally important. Socks are made with many different kinds of fibers and … Continue reading The Healthiest Socks For Your Feet
If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know that they can cause a lot of discomfort. They’re often difficult to treat because they can become infected, creating an even more troubling situation. The most important thing to know about ingrown toenails is when to see your podiatrist, says Dr. Jeffrey Wachtel, a foot pain … Continue reading Care and Prevention for Ingrown Toenails
You probably don’t expect to look the same at 50 as you did at 20. But did you realize that, just like your skin and other features, your feet will change too? With every step you take, your body absorbs 2 to 3 times its weight — and your feet must absorb the resulting … Continue reading Why Your Feet Change Size Over Time
When the weather’s warm, our feet often feel sweaty and unpleasant. To keep your feet in tip-top shape this season, try the old-fashioned method of a refreshing soak.
Expecting a baby this summer or fall? You’ve probably already discovered how difficult it can be to carry a child in the heat. If you’re having twins, it can be twice the trouble!
Every summer and fall, millions of Americans volunteer to raise funds for worthy charities by taking part in a walking event. If you’ve signed up to participate this season, here are expert tips that can prevent foot fatigue and pain before, during and after the big day (or days).