Arch Types: A Brief Guide

You walk on your feet every day. However, it’s probably been a while since you considered those same feet. One of the defining characteristics of your foot is the arch, and your arch can determine how prone you are to various medical conditions. You can examine your feet, ask your doctor, or use a machine … Continued

Dancer’s Fracture

Fifth Metatarsal Fractures: What You Need to Know The fifth metatarsal sits along the outside of your foot and connects to your littlest toe. On account of its position, it is the most common metatarsal to fracture. Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent fifth metatarsal fractures on account of how each break happens. Often, … Continued

6 Ways to Treat Diabetic Blisters

Diabetic blisters are a relatively rare symptom of diabetes. These blisters can pop up for a variety of reasons, and experiencing them for the first time is scary. Fortunately, the blisters themselves typically heal in two to five weeks without intervention. That leaves you and your doctor managing the symptoms and warding off potential infection. … Continued

Pros and Cons of Ankle Weights

Ankle weights have been part of training for centuries. These weights make the body work harder, so you can see more strength and cardiovascular gains in less time. However, ankle weights also have a dark side. That extra weight can result in everything from strains to actual injuries. What are Ankle Weights? Ankle weights come … Continued

Ankle Pronation

Pronation, also known as eversion is the term used to refer to the manner of movement of the foot when you are walking or running. Pronation, in itself, isn’t entirely a negative word. Naturally, you can walk, run or stand because of even distribution of your weight around your foot. This is also an aspect … Continued

Benefits of An Epsom Salt Footbath

Whether your feet are continuously stuffed in dress shoes or you’re an avid runner, you’ve probably noticed your feet hurting after a long day. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive solution that will have your feet feeling fabulous after the first treatment. You may even have all the essential ingredients at home already. What is Epsom Salt? … Continued

How to Treat Foot Pain Caused by Cycling

Cycling can be a great form of exercise, plus a fun way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. But it often comes with foot pain in the form of Morton’s neuroma. This can lead to tingling, tightness, and extreme pain in your forefoot. You might feel pain in just one foot, or you … Continued

How to Treat an Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are common in adults and children, particularly if you have a genetic history of getting them. They can also be caused by wearing shoes that are too tight, incorrect toenail trimming, or a toenail injury. If left untreated, ingrown toenails can become infected and may require professional medical treatment. Fortunately, there are ways … Continued

How to Strengthen Your Ankles

If you’ve injured your ankle, you know that it can be as painful as it is annoying. Ankle injuries are relatively common and can happen from doing pretty much anything, from rolling your ankle on the curb to taking a spill while you’re out on your morning run. The best way to prevent an ankle … Continued

Lakers Guard Lonzo Ball Still Out with Ankle Injury

Lonzo Ball of the L.A. Lakers is going to remain sidelined as he continues to recover from his ankle injury. The announcement came last week that he was going to be reevaluated on a week-by-week basis. His last evaluation came on Saturday, March 9, when it was determined that he should remain out for the … Continued