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Foot Care for Arthritis

Foot Care for Arthritis

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Arthritis is a painful condition caused by inflammation of your joints. It can occur anywhere in your body where bones are connected – and that includes the joints in your feet.

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

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Problems with the arches in your feet are often hereditary. Whether the arch is too low or too high, it can cause problems with how your foot meets the ground when walking, running, or playing sports. If you have problems with the arch of your foot, pain can limit your activities and make even the most basic walking difficult. Fortunately, orthotics can help with pain and performance for people with flatfoot or high arches.

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

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A bunion is often referred to as a bump on the joint at the base of the big toe, the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. A bunion forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place due to a congenital deformity, or through trauma.

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

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According to the American Diabetes Association, by the year 2030, it is estimated that more than 550 million people around the world will be diagnosed with diabetes. It is estimated that 25 percent of these people with diabetes will seek foot care, as diabetes can damage the nerves of your feet, and restrict blood flow to your feet.

Vascular Foot Care

Vascular Foot Care

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Overtime, fats, cholesterol, fibrin (the component that clots blood), platelets, and calcium are deposited in the walls of the peripheral arteries (outer regions away from your heart). These materials form plaque, that builds, narrows, and sometimes can block these arteries.