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Foot Pain and Leg Problems in Pregnancy

The last thing you want to worry about when you are pregnant is your feet, but pregnancy can lead to problems that affect both your feet and legs. The good news is that there are things you can do to help. Here are the causes, treatments and preventive tips for common foot problems during pregnancy.…

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Learn to Prevent Bunions

Bunions are a common foot condition that can become painful and unsightly. The best method of preventing bunions, or preventing their progression, is to follow a few simple steps. While it’s true that not every bunion can be prevented, it’s also true that the vast majority can. The problem is, most people don’t take bunion…

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Itchy Legs When You Walk or Exercise

Do you get itchy legs when you walk or exercise? This is a symptom that can drive some people crazy, and disrupt their exercise sessions. There are a few different syndromes and problems associated with this annoying problem. Itchy Legs with Exercise – You are Not Alone Some walkers complain that when they walk their…

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What you mean by Pronation and Overpronation?

Definition of Pronation and Overpronation : Pronation refers to the natural side-to-side movement of the foot as you walk or run. It is also known as eversion. The foot rolls a bit inward with each step. From the time your heel strikes the ground, your arch begins to flatten and cushion the shock. Your weight…

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Three elements influence the Pain in Big Toe Joint

There are several conditions that manifest itself in the big toe joint causing pain swelling and boney prominences. Below are three common problems that are often confused with another. It’s possible for all of these conditions to occur in conjunction with another and its important to understand your problem for proper treatment. 1. Bunion (Hallux…

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what do you know about Cheilectomy ?

A Cheilectomy is a foot operation to remove bone spurs of the big toe joint for the treatment of big toe joint arthritis (hallux rigidus). The arthritic bone spurs generally develop on the top of the big toe joint, which ultimately limit motion and cause pain. Removing bone spurs with cheilectomy is considered a simple…

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Foot Problems that grounds to Bunions

Bunions are not just big toe joint problems. While bunions can a problem by themselves, they can also cause other foot issues that can be as or more problematic than the bunion itself. A bunion is a knobby boney prominence on inside of the big toe, which is due to abnormal positioning of the bones.…

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Classifications of 5th Metatarsal Fractures

Several types of fractures occur to fifth metatarsal bone of the foot, which can create confusion for patients trying understand what is the best treatment and if fifth metatarsal fracture surgery is necessary. The fifth metatarsal bone is the outermost metatarsal bone of the foot. This bone is shaped slightly different than the other metatarsal…

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Is Sugar Withdrawal Real?

What “They” Aren’t Telling You About Sugar Withdrawal “Is Sugar is the new crack cocaine?” Yeah, people are actually saying that these days. They’re telling us that sugar is as addictive as cocaine, and the more we eat, the more likely we are to get fat, sick, and, ultimately, dead. It sounds bad. Really bad. How true…

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Significance of Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus

If you have toenail fungus, a laser treatment may be the answer. FDA has approved a few different types of laser devices for the treatment of onychomycosis, which is a fungal nail infection that causes changes in the appearance and texture of the nail. The changes that occur, which are usually gradual and tend to…

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