High heel pain

High Heels Can Really Hurt!

Those fancy patent leather Christian Louboutin high heels that you just purchased may make you feel like a fashion runway model, but ouch! They sure do a real number on your feet when it comes to the pain you most likely experience when you’re walking down the street or hitting the dance floor with your significant other.

Haglunds deformity bump

What is Haglund's Deformity?

Haglund’s deformity is a bony enlargement of the back of the heel bone that’s also known as “pump bump” because of the pump-style shoes that many women wear. The rigid backs of these shoes often create pressure that can lead to pain and irritation of the heel, and women who wear pumps are the most common suffers of this specific medical condition.

Bunion treatment

Where do Bunions Come From?

We rely on our feet to get us from one place to the next, and every day they support our weight and allow us to move about freely. Because of the enormous strain that's put on our feet on any given day, it's not uncommon to develop uncomfortable foot problems, and a prevalent one is bunions.

Gout in the toes and foot

What is Foot Gout?

Gout is a kind of arthritis that occurs from the buildup of uric acid in the tissues, tendons or a joint, causing an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness and swelling usually in a big toe. It most frequently affects the big toe, but can also occur in other joints, tendons and tissues of the body as well, including the ankles, knees, hands and wrists.

Runners foot pain

How Can Runners Prevent Foot Pain?

Whether you are a weekend athlete who runs a few miles every Sunday morning or a runner who hits the streets and puts in a good 40 miles every week, most likely, you’ve battled foot pain to some degree. It may be occasional, or perhaps chronic, but nonetheless, as a runner, no doubt, foot pain is something that you’d rather not have to deal with.