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Plantar Fasciitis most common Cause of Heel Pain

The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, and according to hcplive.com, “a full 10% of the population experiences heel pain their lives.” Those who have chronic heel pain may require surgery as a treatment option. A study conducted by the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery suggests that surgery that did not require calcaneal, … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis most common Cause of Heel Pain

Expensive Running Shoes no better than Cheaper Shoes

Statistics gathered by Danish website RunRepeat have concluded that expensive running shoes are often no better than cheaper running shoes. The information was collected from nearly 135,000 consumer reviews gathered over a year. The biggest surprise the reviews showed was that high-priced shoes often had lower ratings. The 10 most expensive running shoes, averaged at … Continue reading Expensive Running Shoes no better than Cheaper Shoes

Improper Diabetic Feet Care Can Lead to Ulcers

Approximately 29.1 million people have diabetes, and approximately 28% of that population is not diagnosed. Diabetics are prone to experiencing a wide variety of other conditions, some of which include neuropathy and foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcers in particular are dangerous for diabetics, and it is important for patients to receive annual examinations by a … Continue reading Improper Diabetic Feet Care Can Lead to Ulcers

Walls of Kindness donate Shoes to Iran’s Homeless

The homeless population of Iran have been benefiting from ‘walls of kindness’ that have been erected throughout the country. The walls—which sport hooks, hangers, and a shoe rack—invite passersby to donate important clothing items such as shoes—a necessity in foot care—to the homeless. Instructions painted next to the donation point state, “If you don’t need … Continue reading Walls of Kindness donate Shoes to Iran’s Homeless

RA ranked 4th on Yahoo!’s Most Searched Symptoms

On Yahoo!’s “Most Searched Symptoms” list, rheumatoid arthritis ranks number four. Accordingly the disease affects nearly 1.5 million adults in the United States alone. Known to affect the lining of the joints and bones through deformity, swelling, and erosion; RA has been associated with the wrist, hand, and joints in the feet. Although symptoms typically … Continue reading RA ranked 4th on Yahoo!’s Most Searched Symptoms

Comfort Footwear Brand releases Biomechanical Line

Leading comfort footwear brand ABEAO biomechanical footwear has recently launched a new shearling collection of footwear. The new line features the support of built-in orthotics to fit a certain foot type, ultra-lightweight designs, and advanced biomechanical technology. ABEO footwear president Lee Cox shared, “With the growing popularity of the ABEO brand and the significant benefits … Continue reading Comfort Footwear Brand releases Biomechanical Line

Tucson Community gathers for Run

Last month members of the Tucson, Arizona community came together to run and walk in the Fleet Feet Veterans Day Half Marathon, 5K and TMC for Children’s Fun Run. The event featured a salute to veterans, an anthem by the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Color Guard, mini flags for each runner as they finished, live … Continue reading Tucson Community gathers for Run

Excessive Sweating of the Feet

Excessive sweating is a medical condition that affects multiple people around the world. There are different forms of hyperhidrosis, with primary focal hyperhidrosis being more common and lacking a medical cause, and secondary hyperhidrosis, which can be caused by medical conditions. Effective treatment for hyperhidrosis involves prescription antiperspirant, medications, surgical removal of sweat glands, and … Continue reading Excessive Sweating of the Feet