4 Possible Causes For Pain In The Ball Of Your Foot
19 May 2016
If you're experiencing pain in the ball of your foot, you'll know it can affect your gait and make walking uncomfortable. This type of pain can usually be successfully treated once the cause is identified. Here's an overview of four possible causes for your pain and common treatment approaches:
Erosion and inflammation of the joints around the ball of your foot can cause the muscles in your foot to tighten.
4 Things You Can Do To Have Healthy Feet
7 March 2016
Unlike most of the other parts of the body, the feet are neglected and only cared for when there are clear signs that something is wrong. Many people wait to feel some pain, see some reddening, blisters, or peeling skin before they actually start to pay attention to what might be happening to their feet. This should not be the case. Just like the rest of the body, it is important to accord feet the necessary care they need to avoid discomfort and disease infections.
Stabilising Influences: How Podiatrists Can Help You Combat Chronic Ankle Instability
25 January 2016
A sprained ankle is a painful and debilitating thing to deal with, but at least it's only temporary. However, if an ankle sprain is not treated with due care and attention, you may find yourself afflicted with something far more long-term -- chronic ankle instability.
What is chronic ankle instability, and what causes it?
Chronic ankle instability is largely self-explanatory -- a condition characterised by recurring, spontaneous periods of instability in the affected ankle.
How Your Foot Can Be Protected After Bunion Surgery
18 November 2015
Your podiatrist may recommend foot surgery as a last resort to relieve the pain of bunions. It is important to protect that foot after surgery so that proper healing can take place. This article discusses the different methods that can be used to protect your foot after you have undergone bunion surgery.
Use of a Cast
A cast can help your foot to heal properly. This is because the cast holds the foot in place so that the bone has a chance to repair itself.