Everyone's feet perspire during exercise or in warm weather – your body needs to let heat out. But if excessive sweating becomes a chronic condition that occurs year-round, even when you’re not engaged in strenuous activity, you may have hyperhidrosis.
Have you spotted raised, rope-like veins on the backs of your legs? Or veins that emerge in the shape of a spiderweb? These enlarged veins, which appear as either varicose veins or spider veins, are quite common, especially among women.
Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain
A common foot complaint among athletes and non-athletes alike, heel pain may occur for a variety of reasons, including heel spurs.
A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint where your big toe meets your foot. Over time, this bump gets bigger, and can make your big toe turn in toward your smaller toes.
How to Get the Best Fitting Boot (Including Calf Fit)
Finding the best fitting boots begins with the type of boot and activity planning in that boot.
How to Get the Best Fitting Walking Shoe
Walking shoes are categorized into two different uses: fitness walking and leisure walking. The key elements of finding the best fitting walking shoe are the same for both uses.
Fighting Foot Fatigue with Cushioning and Orthotic Support
Many of us suffer from foot and leg muscle fatigue after a long day of work or household tasks. Luckily, there are many solutions to reduce muscle fatigue to keep a spring in your step no matter what your daily activities are.
Breaking in Your Shoe
When trying on brand new shoes straight out of the box, certain styles should fit straight away, while others need a break-in period.
Best Fitting Shoes For Bunions and Hammertoes
Bunions and hammertoes are uncomfortable foot deformities that make buying shoes a challenge. Read on to learn how to find the best fitting shoes for these conditions.
Orthotics and Knee Pain
Knee pain is a very common issue, but not all types of knee pain are the same. In this article, we will discuss the most common types of knee pain and if orthotics can help manage the symptoms.
Using Orthotics to Manage Symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is an irritation to the plantar fascia. It commonly presents itself as pain in front of the heel and limits normal daily activities. The most common symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis are pain with the first steps of the day and when standing after sitting for long periods.
Minimal vs Maximal Cushioning
There are a few different types of cushioning inside of shoes available for purchase. These include minimal, traditional, and maximal cushioning.
Runner's Knee (Chondromalacia)
Chondromalacia, also known as patellofemoral stress syndrome, occurs when the kneecap rubs against the lower end of the femur – the thighbone – instead of gliding smoothly over it.
Ball of Foot
Ball of Foot Pain
Does the ball of your foot regularly hurt? If so, you may be suffering from metatarsalgia, a condition in which the ball of your foot becomes painful and inflamed.
Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are thick, hard spots of dead skin caused by rubbing and pressure. They’re not pretty, and they can cause discomfort.
Thick Yellow Toenails
Do you want to wear flip flops but are embarrassed by thick yellow toenails? Thick yellow toenails are just what their name implies – a rather unsightly condition that might have you reaching for shoes instead of sandals.
When supination occurs, your foot no longer properly absorbs the shock of each step. Instead, the outside of your foot bears the full force of your step's impact.