Nixing a Nagging Neuroma

16911785 Morton NeuromaThere are many things that can cause pain in your feet. One is called a Neuroma. A Neuroma is the thickening of the skin and irritation of a nerve between your toes. Neuromas can affect the ball of your feet and is usually found between your 3rd and 4th toes. This is also called Morton’s Neuroma. Symptoms of a Neuroma include: Feeling like you have…

Solving Sever’s Disease

99780730 Orthopedic Insoles And Little Boy Legs On White BackgroundIf your child’s heel hurts, they may be suffering from something called Sever’s Disease. Severs Disease, or Calcaneal apophysitis, is a condition that includes the painful swelling of their foot’s growth plate. Sever’s Disease is something more apt to be found in children. The pain will most likely emanate from the soft cartilage that lays next to the heel bone where much of the child’s…

Beating Bunions

55114416 Hallux Valgus, Bunion In Foot, Pain In Legs, On A Wooden BackgroundOne of the many problems that a person can have is developing a bunion. What is a bunion? A bunion is a painful bone deformity, or bump, at the base of the big toe. Symptoms of a bunion can include: A large or growing bump on the inside of your big toe’s joint. Pain and swelling A callus or corn on the bump A hardening…

How to Massage Your Feet

13367392 Studio Shot Of A Young Woman Massaging Her Right FootWhen it comes to having healthy feet, besides regularly seeing your podiatrist, you may want to take a few minutes to give them a good massage. This would be especially rewarding after a long day at work or athletic activity. You don’t have to be a professional masseuse to make your feet feel better. This you can do on your own and in your home.…

Understanding Children’s Orthotics

99780730 Orthopedic Insoles And Little Boy Legs On White BackgroundChoosing the right Orthotics for a child can be much more important than for an adult. A child’s orthotic will guide the proper growth of their feet for the rest of their lives and help with the proper alignment of the ankle, knees, hips and lower back, hopefully eliminating the need for one when they are older. Of course, not all children’s feet will need…