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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 Hydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

How Hydration and Foot Pain Are Linked

by Crystal (SU)
If you’re experiencing foot pain – especially if it’s from gout – chances are you aren’t drinking enough water. But what does hydration have to do with foot pain? Plenty. When you’re dehydrated, your body responds in the form of pain. In fact, severe dehydration is often confused with other health issues.

Five Common Foot Injuries in Athletes

Five Common Foot Injuries in Athletes

by Gianina (SU)
With 33 joints, 26 bones, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments, the human foot and ankle are vulnerable to any number of injuries and many more medical conditions.

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.

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

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You may not know this, but one quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in our feet. And it’s no wonder: Our feet are the foundation for every stride we take, giving us mobility, balance, stability, and allowing us to take part in the daily activities we love.