• Cracked Heels & Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

    Pregnancy brings with it a host of discomforts, and your feet are no exception. The unique strain placed on the body can lead to painful conditions in the feet, including severe cracked heels. If you have developed deep fissures in your heels during your pregnancy, you can take steps to prevent and remedy them.  What causes cracked heels during pregnancy? Cracked heels occur because the skin of the heel does not have enough moisture.
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  • How You Can Prevent And Treat Gout

    If you have ever experienced a sudden, painful swelling in your toes, feet or ankles, then you may have gout. This debilitating condition is common in the United States, afflicting over 8 million Americans from all walks of life. Though incurable once it onsets, gout and its painful attacks can be prevented and treated in many instances. Below is more information on how to prevent and treat gout, including new research findings and strategies:
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  • 3 Podiatric Conditions That Can Diminish Your Sports Ability

    If you're a sports enthusiast who enjoys physical activity, your ability to participate in your favorite pastime may be severely limited if you have certain foot conditions. While many of these conditions are the result of local irritation to the actual structure of the foot, others are related to systemic disease. Here are three podiatric conditions that can diminish your sports ability: Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain.
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