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How Runners Can Protect Their Feet

Avid, regular running is one of the best ways to get and stay fit, prevent illness and disease, and stay psychologically healthy as you age. But it sure can work your feet over if you aren’t careful, too! If you’re a rookie runner and you’re not quite sure how to...

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How to Avoid Overuse Injuries

Not every injury happens in an instant. Many painful foot conditions are produced slowly over time through thousands of small impacts. This is opposed to a single traumatic incident like a car accident or bad stumble. Heel pain, inflamed tendons, and even hairline...

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How Are Bunions and Arthritis Related?

Let’s start by defining our terms. A bunion is a bony, enlarged bump that forms on the inside of your foot, right at the base of your biggest toe. That joint is known as the metatarsophalangeal joint, or MTPJ. By contrast, arthritis—in broadest scope—is something of...

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Tips for Relieving Bunion Pain

Bunion deformities, especially severe ones, can cause a world of pain. The bony bump that forms at the base of your big toe may rub uncomfortably against the inside of a shoe, and over time that friction can produce painful blisters and corns. Furthermore, as the...

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Does My Child Really Have Bunions?

Bunions, for better or worse, are sometimes thought of as an “old lady” problem. There is, to be fair, a smidgen of truth to that. After all, women are about 10 times as likely as men to develop this particular foot deformity, and because wear and tear is often a...

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What to Expect After Your Bunion Surgery

Like the classic boy scouts’ motto, it’s a good idea to always “be prepared.” When you know what to expect, you can make arrangements to handle the challenges and issues that may come your way. Being prepared is especially important for big things like surgery, which...

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Do You Need Bunion Surgery?

“Want” and “need” can be two different things. Often people want something that they don’t need, or don’t want something that they do need. Some needs are obvious, like food, water, and shelter. Others are a little less obvious, such as when you need surgery to deal...

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