The Orthofeet Blog — bunions

Common Foot Problems in Your 50s and Beyond

Oct 22 2018 Tags: Achilles Tendinitis, Arthritis, bunions, Gout, hammer toes, Heel Pain, Morton’s Neuroma, Osteoarthritis, Parakeratosis

Foot problems are a natural part of the aging process. They arise from the normal daily wear and tear of joints as well as thinning skin that becomes more fragile due to dryness and a loss of elasticity. We typically begin to see foot problems in our 40s and 50s, with some of the problems getting more severe or numerous as we age. Below is a list of the most common foot problems seen when we age, as well as a look at some treatment options for each condition. 1. Arthritis:  Arthritis is often a reality of aging. Osteoarthritis is what we think...

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Top Five Foot Problems: Symptoms and Treatment

Dec 14 2017 Tags: Athlete’s foot, bunions, foot pain, Hammertoes, heel pain, Metatarsalgia, orthopedic shoes, orthotic insole, plantar fasciitis

According to statistical reports, about 75% of the people in the USA suffer from foot problems at some time in their lives. The causes of foot problems can range from ill-fitted shoes, to medical conditions, to sports-related injuries. Whatever the cause, foot problems and foot pain can interfere with our daily functioning and even be debilitating. Because of this, we thought a brief discussion on common foot problems and treatment for each condition would be helpful. 1. Plantar Fasciitis - One of the most common causes of heel pain, is typically just in front of the heel, and can occur...

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Foot Pain? Mobility Issues? Learn How Innovative Footwear Can Help

Jul 16 2017 Tags: Arch Support, Arthritis, ball of the foot pain, bunions, Diabetes, Flat Feet, foot pain, insoles, Neuropathy, orthopedic Shoes, orthotic insole, Shoes

Foot problems can occur due to a variety of reasons, including foot deformities, medical conditions, injuries, poorly designed shoes, or age. You are at higher risk of developing foot problems in the presence of any of the following factors: Frequent wearing of poorly fitted shoes Diabetes Neuropathy (loss of sensation) in the feet and ankles Bunions or hammertoes Arthritis Flat feet or highly arched feet     Making healthy choices for your feet, much like eating a nutritious diet or getting regular exercise, can add up to big improvements in quality of life, says Marian Hannan, associate professor of medicine...

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Alleviate Foot Pain and Discomfort Caused By Bunions

Feb 09 2017 Tags: bunions

Alleviate Foot Pain and Discomfort Caused By Bunions

Ugh. That large bump protruding out of the base of your big toe? That’s a bunion, my friend.

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