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Treating Pump Bumps On The Back Of Your Heel

Last updated: 06/21/2021

If you notice a small bump on the back part of your heel, odds are you’re dealing with what’s commonly referred to as a “pump bump.” The name comes from the pump-style heels...

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What Is A Bunionette?

Last updated: 06/21/2021

You’ve probably heard of the condition known as a bunion, but is also has a sister condition called a bunionette. So what is a bunionette, and how is it treated? We answer those...

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Causes of Bottom of Foot Pain and Treatments

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Our feet are vital shock-absorbers. Your feet support your body weight as you walk and navigate your day, so foot pain can disrupt your life. In fact, 77% of adults have...

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An Overview of Bunions

Last updated: 06/20/2021

A bunion—also known as hallux valgus—is a bony protrusion that typically juts out from the side of the big toe. Less commonly, a bunion may form next to the small toe, and this...

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Mindfulness Exercises Improve Sleep and Health

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Pranav Shah, MD, a psychiatrist for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, didn’t always value a good night’s sleep. “I used to be someone who thought sleep was overrated...

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Metatarsus Primus Varus

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Metatarsus primus varus is a foot deformity where the first metatarsal bone, which connects to the proximal phalanx bone of the big toe, is rotated and angled away from the...

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5 Common Foot Problems and How to Get Relief

Last updated: 06/20/2021

Most Americans walk a staggering 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they hit 50 years old. Yet most of us don't pay much attention to our feet—that is until they start...

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What You Should Know About the Forefoot

Last updated: 06/19/2021

You may be surprised to learn that your forefoot carries and balances nearly half of the body's total weight, and is designed to handle significant force and...

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Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle

Last updated: 06/19/2021

One of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain is tendonitis. The muscles of the leg, foot, and ankle are anchored to the bone by tendons, which are strong, cord-like...

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Are Nerve Problems Causing Your Foot Pain?

Last updated: 06/19/2021

Pain on the top of your foot or through your arch might be nerve-related. While many forms of foot pain come from joints and tendons, occasionally the source of foot pain is a...

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