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Obesity and Foot Pain

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Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is now officially classified as a disease. Considering that our feet carry the entire weight of our bodies, it stands to reason that being overweight or obese can increase your odds of experiencing foot pain. Even being twenty-five pounds overweight increases your chances of foot and/or ankle pain. Extra weight causes additional strain on [...]

Bunions Are A Bummer

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Bunions are bony protrusions forming on the joint at the base of the big toe. Bunions occur when the big toe is repeatedly pushed against the other toes. This causes the joint to turn creating an abnormal bump to form as well as bothersome pain. Bunionettes (smaller bunions) have been known to form on the joints of [...]

Foot Pain in Children (Sever’s Disease)

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Let’s face it. Most adults have uttered those infamous words, “Oh my aching feet”. Whether temporary or permanent, we’ve all suffered from some type of foot pain. Years of stress, wearing the wrong shoes and overall poor foot care can lead to adult foot pain. However, there is a lesser know group of foot pain [...]

When Is Foot Pain Normal?

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Dennis Frisch has heard that question often and his response is simple, “Foot pain isn’t normal, and yet people put up with it.” Considering that Dr. Frisch is a DPM and also a spokesman for the APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association), it stands to reason that he knows his subject matter. According to a recent [...]