Tired, Achy Feet
Do you feel like you’re lifting bricks every time you pick up your feet to walk? While tired, achy feet may be commonplace among American adults, they don’t have to be. We explore causes of tired, achy feet, as well as treatment options, so your feet can start feeling better throughout the day.
Metatarsalgia is a painful injury caused by overstress of the forefoot. Sharp, aching or burning pain in the ball of your foot – the part just behind your toes is a symptom. While generally not serious, metatarsalgia can prevent you from going about your day.
Foot and Toenail Fungus
Foot and toenail fungus can be worse than just nasty irritants; if left untreated, they can potentially lead to serious health issues. Find out what causes foot and toenail fungus, as well as prevention and treatment methods, here.
Nail area fungus and athletes foot are both fungal infections. Often occurring together, they should be treated simultaneously. Look for an over-the-counter medicine that cures and prevents fungus.
If you have hammertoes or excessive calluses you might have high arches which forces additional weight on to the ball and heel of the foot. Shoe selection can be difficult. Learn about the proper support for this condition.
The forefoot is composed of 5 toes which help us maintain our balance, as well as bear half of our weight. Wearing proper fitting shoes for your forefoot shape can help ward off bunions in your future. Learn about treatment options so you can keep moving.
If you experience a shooting pain with those first steps out of bed you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the connective tissue on the sole of your foot. Remedies exist so you can start each day pain-free.