The increase in blood glucose levels that accompanies diabetes may cause nerve damage in the extremities.
If your arches are fallen, you won’t see any gap in the middle of the footprint.
Losing feeling in your feet can be caused by many different conditions, some as simple as poor blood circulation. Other causes may not be as obvious.
A bunion causes a bulging bump on the joint of your largest toe and pushes the big toe into the other toes with considerable force. This can cause blisters and overlapping toe problems, among other issues.
A heel spur forms on the back of the heel from calcium deposits but it is related to an arch condition called plantar fasciitis.
Shoes that are too tight or too loose can cause pressure and rubbing that contribute to blister formation.
Cracked heels can worsen without treatment and lead to bleeding and infection and in severe cases amputation of a gangrenous infection may be necessary.
Tarsal tunnel syndrome affects the nerves in the feet in the same way that a similar condition called carpal tunnel syndrome affects the nerves in the wrist.
Your body can really take a beating over the years, and as you age your feet and ankles become more susceptible to a wide variety of problems and conditions that can cause foot pain and discomfort. While the effects of aging can be slowed down and mitigated with proper foot and ankle care, you should […]
Now that we’re all carefully and diligently heading into the great outdoors again, taking a nice long run may be in order. But first, you have to make sure you have the right running shoes that are properly fitted to help avoid ankle pain and injuries like plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. Choosing the right […]