Winter weight gain may be to blame for fallen arches
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Winter weight gain may be to blame for fallen arches

Like many Americans, you may have put on a few pounds over the past couple of months.

Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration
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Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration

Shoes are an integral part of optimal performance and injury prevention for many athletes, reports Reuters.

Prep your bunions before going on vacation
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Prep your bunions before going on vacation

If you’re one of the many people heading to a tropical climate to escape the late-winter blues, it may be a good idea to peel back those heavy wool socks and have a look at the state of your feet.

Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions and hammer toe
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Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions, hammer toe

Having a hard time finding shoes that don’t squeeze your bunions or hammer toe?

Got bunions You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops
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Got bunions? You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops

Warm weather is approaching, and that may have many people perusing the new selections of summer sandals and flip flops.

Aging runners should engage in specific training
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Aging runners should engage in specific training

Seniors who continue to enjoy running into their golden years are making good efforts toward maintaining overall health as they get older.

Quality footwear is especially important for people with arthritis
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Quality footwear is especially important for people with arthritis

People with arthritis may already know about the foot problems it can cause, such as bunions or hammer toe.

Part of healthy aging is taking care of one's feet
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Part of healthy aging is taking care of one’s feet

Once a woman reaches a certain age, footwear options like stilettos or open-toed sandals may not be viable choices due to foot conditions, such as bunions, hammer toe or yellowed toenails.

Job design may ease bunion pain
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Job design may ease bunion pain

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has reported that many people experience foot pain and injuries stemming from their work.

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Podiatrist creates huge online library for foot-related problems

An information-rich website written by experts could help patients cope with bunion problems

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Tips for looking fashionable with bunions

A reader of The Globe and Mail asked the news provider’s in-house doctor, Sheila Wijayasinghe, whether she could continue wearing her beloved high heels past the age of 35, as foot pain began to set in.

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Running correctly can lessen your chance of foot injury

Depending on the type of sport, different types of running can help to prevent future problems

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Lithuanian basketball team captain out of London Olympic Games due to stress fracture in foot

A trip to London is cut short due to common foot problem induced by running

Don’t let the summer sun be a pain in the feet
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Don’t let the summer sun be a pain in the feet

It feels great to free toes from the confines of sneakers when it gets warm outside, but sporting barely-there sandals and going barefoot exposes the feet to the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain
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Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain

Omega-3’s are key proteins that reduce your risk of arthritis

hammertoes and feet
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Hammer toe may accompany high arches

High arch foot, also known as pes cavus, is a condition caused by a muscular imbalance in the feet, much like bunions.

Bunions can cause knee problems which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse
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Bunions can cause knee problems, which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse

A team of researchers conducted a study which reveals that individuals who go under the knife for knee replacement surgery and are subsequently prescribed narcotic pain relievers may become dependent on the drugs.

Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution
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Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution

A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that female basketball players may be able to avoid injury to the anterior cruciate ligament by changing the way they land when coming down from a jump.

How to walk down the aisle with style and bunions
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How to walk down the aisle with style – and bunions

Some ladies spend upward of a year to find the perfect wedding gown, and finding the right shoes can be just as difficult of a decision – especially when the bride has bunions.

Switch up sports to avoid injury and bunions
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Switch up sports to avoid injury, bunions

Loyola University Health System researchers have found that kids and teens who train intensely for one sport are more likely to have an activity-related injury than those who participate in various sports.