Ankle and Feet Issues and Care Tips: A Podiatry Blog

How To Prevent Running-induced Foot Injuries

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Sports injuries often result in a visit to the podiatrist.  But did you know that choosing the right pair of running shoes and training correctly can help to prevent many common foot injuries?  Read on to find out more. How to choose running shoes When it comes to choosing running shoes, there’s a bewildering array of styles available, ranging from heavy traditional ones with plenty of arch support, to lighter, more minimalist forms.…

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Bunions: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

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A bunion is a common foot deformity that occurs when the joint at the bottom of your large toe is displaced laterally. In simple terms, you can recognise this condition by the unnatural bony protrusion at the base of the toe. This condition is medically known as the hallux valgus, and it can be painful and uncomfortable. When you are walking, your body weight will exert force on the area resulting in pain.…

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When It's Time to See a Podiatrist

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You may not think of seeing a podiatrist or foot doctor every time your feet are feeling uncomfortable, and certainly some minor aches and pains will subside once you get off your feet or remove your ill-fitting shoes. However, some problems with your feet are very serious and should be addressed by a doctor. Consider a few signs and symptoms that may indicate that it’s time to see a podiatrist.…

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