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.
Over pronation, also known as flat feet, occurs when the foot rolls too much towards the inside while you’re walking causing alignment issues that migrate up the body. Proper foot positioning can help alleviate pain in the foot, leg, knee and back.
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.
A heel spur shows up as a bony protrusion at the bottom of your heel. While typically asymptomatic, heel spurs can be the source of all kinds of heel and general foot pain. Learn more about heel spurs here, as well as orthotic insert options to treat and prevent heel spurs.
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.
Foot corns are your body’s natural defense mechanism against excessive pressure or friction. Skin thickens to protect itself, but can also cause burning and pain to the area around it. Find ways to relieve the pain here.
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.
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.