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The Bunions and Bursitis Blues

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      ♫♫Oh yes it’s true, some people have The Bunions and Bursitis Blues!♫♫ Alright so maybe we don’t have a Top Ten Hit on our hands but for a lot of people, Bunions and Bursitis pain is nothing to sing about. They’re both extremely painful and can have a decidedly negative affect on [...]

Protective Footwear

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  “When your feet hurt, you hurt all over.” Think about that saying. Let it sink in. An old adage, yes, and a very truthful one. When your feet hurt it can affect everything you do. The simplest tasks become almost unbearable. If you have a job that requires you to be on your feet, you [...]

Concrete Advice

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Concrete floors are hard on the feet. Many occupations that take place on concrete also have steel toe requirements. These types of companies are generally industrialized warehouses or manufacturing plants but are not limited to those. Anyone who spends several hours a day walking or standing on concrete can attest to the stress it causes [...]

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

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How often do you think about your feet? If you have foot pain the answer is probably quite a bit! In the next post we’ll discuss specific foot ailments and treatments but for now, let’s take a look at the foot itself. The foot is a complex part of the body. There are 26 bones [...]