Summer is the time when our feet and toes go on display in sandals and other footwear.
Roaming around without shoes or any other kind of footwear brings many people the ultimate sense of freedom. Sure, it’s Heaven on Earth, but it’s also perilous.
If you have been experiencing sharp pain, tingling, numbness or an irritation in the ball of the foot just below the third and fourth toes, it may be what’s known as an intermetatarsal neuroma.
For some of us, going barefoot is a rite of summer that’s as ingrained as a dip in the ocean, a slice of watermelon and a backyard barbecue. But is this seasonal tradition good for your feet?
Conditions like osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia, which cause weakened bones that are at risk for fracture, are sometimes called “the silent diseases” because they don’t…
The popularity of hiking has exploded, with more people than ever hitting the trails to savor the great outdoors while getting a healthy workout.
We demand a lot from our feet. We use them every day to walk, run, stand and perform numerous other tasks. So it’s no wonder that they tend to become irritated and swollen.