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7 Foot Problems That Can Be Serious

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.12.2016 | Fifty

If you want to know the state of your health, try looking down. “There’s no question it’s extremely important that people pay attention to their...

I Suffer From Erythromelalgia, And It Feels Like I'm Burning Alive

Melissa Curley Bogner | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Curley Bogner

The pain feels and looks like a scorching fire inside the limbs. I'd jump up and down on one leg in a blazing desert while eating live crickets if a doctor said it would cure me.

'The Skin Game'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

For the past 40 years, which is how long I have been in journalism, I have had a nose for news. So I guess it was not surprising that the news I received recently involved my nose.

Primal Foot: Running On Flat Ground Is Destroying Your Body

Alex Charfen | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

We need to gently build up the muscles, tendons and ligaments we've misused for so many years. Or else we're setting ourselves up for failure: muscle, joint, tendon or otherwise.

Our Diseases of Choice

Alex Charfen | Posted 09.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

We all have choices: what we wear, what we eat, what we do. But as we increasingly link our physical health with our personal performance, we often ig...

Cures For Common Foot Problems, Without Surgery

The Wall Street Journal | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living

As more people experience painful problems with their feet, podiatrists are recommending they consider a range of nonsurgical treatments before choosi...

Running Injuries: 5 Steps to Recover Like a Champion

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

An injured runner is like a feral animal. Our instincts tell us to move, to flee, to run like we have for so long. But, we know that we must stay still and heal before we can go back to doing what it is we love. The trail beckons, but we have to resist.

How To Stretch Out Your Shoes Using Only A Plastic Baggie And Water

LittleThings | Posted 07.10.2016 | Style
LittleThings

It might be a little cliché, but really, what woman doesn't love a pair of heels? They elongate your legs, dress up even your most casual outfit, and add just a touch of sexiness.

Dear High Heels: Why I Have To Break Up With You

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 05.10.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

Dear High Heels: I'm so sorry but I have to break up with you. It's not you. It's me. I can't walk in your shadow anymore. It was just becoming too painful to be with you.

Why You Should Treat Your Feet The Way You Treat Your Face

Lauren Mikler | Posted 06.17.2014 | Style

It's finally time for our tootsies to see the light after months of hibernation. With your first pedicure of the season likely booked and your ope...

Reflections of a Foot Phobia Sufferer On Getting a Pedicure

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

It was on the eve of my Bollywood music video debut that I started to have thoughts about my feet, which was strange. I rarely think about them. In fact, I am guilty of neglect.

What Your Shoes Are REALLY Doing To Your Feet

Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

There are few accessories that excite women quite like shoes. Not only are they the key to transforming an outfit, but is there any item in your close...

"Skate Expectations"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.01.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima With apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien, whose fantastic writings did not, for some reason, include a story about roller derby, I am the lor...

No One Will Help This Poor, Poor Man

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

What do you do when your foot falls asleep? While I'm sure most tend toward shaking or stretching when the occasion arises, the merry pranksters at Fa...

Mystery Foot, Therefore Bigfoot

Sharon Hill | Posted 06.24.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

If the science is not there, it's not there. It gets you nothing but discredited to make stuff up. For those who willfully ignore all the plausible answers and instead hype the outrageous one, you are poisoning your own field.

What Is Toe Jam?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Toe jam is common non-medical term used to describe the 'gunk' that accumulates between the toes. Not all toe jam is the same, however -- and it can result in serious medical issues for some and should not be neglected.

The Common Foot Problem You May Not Know You Have

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Many people know the term 'bunion' and that it occurs on a foot, but don't know exactly what a bunion is.

Why Did The FDA Neglect Graphic Smoking-Related Foot Amputation Warning?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The Surgeon General's message is clear: "smoking kills." But smoking not only kills. It also results in foot and lower extremity limb loss due to Peripheral Arterial Disease.

Shoes: How to Choose What to Use

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Doing the research and finding the best shoe for your foot will prevent potential foot injuries from occurring during exercise and keep your feet happy and out of the doctors' offices!

"OMG"...My Heels Hurt and My Toenails Are Ugly!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Take care of your feet during these hot summer days and your feet will take care of you!

Another Ultrasound Example -- Diagnosing and Treating a Common Condition in Runners

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

A condition that many runners seek treatment for is associated with a painful bump on the back of the heel, caused by the back of the shoe consistently rubbing against the heel.

The Benefits Of Bare Feet

New York Magazine | Adam Sternbergh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Walking is easy. It's so easy that no one ever has to teach you how to do it. It's so easy, in fact, that we often pair it with other easy activities-...