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6 Risk Factors for Heel Fissures and What to Do About Them

6 Risk Factors for Heel Fissures and What to Do About Them

Heel fissures don't just make your heels look like the Arizona desert. They can also cause severe pain and discomfort, which could be indicative of underlying health conditions. Because their heels are mostly out of view, some people may leave their fissures...

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Does Ingrown Toenail Surgery Hurt?

Most of us have endured the sharp pain of an ingrown toenail at least once. If you're one of the unlucky people who have, you know just how annoying it can be. Wearing tight-fitting shoes becomes a daily nightmare, but you can't help it. You need to go to the gym, to...

How to Treat Plantar Warts Permanently

How to Treat Plantar Warts Permanently

Plantar warts are small lesions usually located on the bottom of the foot. They are caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), which penetrates the foot via a cut or infection. Plantar warts hurt and are bothersome. If you try to use a non-approved treatment method, the...

Early Signs You Could Have Neuropathy

Early Signs You Could Have Neuropathy

Our senses are vital to our regular life routine. They help us interact with our environment, perform important tasks and enjoy the good things about it. As critical as our senses are, they can be compromised by health issues and other external factors. One such...

3 Remedies for Cracked Heels

3 Remedies for Cracked Heels

Are you battling cracked heels that won't let you lead an everyday life? You're not alone, and cracked heels are one of the common skin conditions in the United States. This is purely a cosmetic problem and might not cause severe problems for some. But if your cracked...

School Sports Injuries: A Guide to Prevention and Treatment!

School Sports Injuries: A Guide to Prevention and Treatment!

Having a child excited to get into a school sports season can be quite exciting for a parent as well. And it can be similarly heartbreaking to child and parent alike if a foot or ankle sports injury happens to trip up those ambitions. If such a misfortune does occur,...

Dealing with Foot Pain from Pronation

Dealing with Foot Pain from Pronation

Pronation Foot Pain Do you experience a lot of foot pain? If so, you're not alone. After all, your legs and feet support the full weight of your body all day, every day. That's a lot of pressure and abuse. This takes a toll over the years, especially for people who...

Reasons to Quit Smoking

Reasons to Quit Smoking

Even smokers are aware that their habit is an unhealthy one. But how exactly does smoking, or quitting smoking, affect your body's natural healing powers? You're about to find out. Below, we go into detail about how your body will heal better when the smoking stops....

How To Prevent Falls At Home

How To Prevent Falls At Home

Start with this  ....If you had to guess what the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in older Americans is, you might guess it’s something like automobile accidents. And if we were talking about all Americans – not just those over 65 –you’d be right....