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Plantar Fasciitis Explained

Plantar Fasciitis is a very painful mechanical condition in the heel. Pronounced 'plant-are fash-ee-eye-tis', the term refers to an inflammation of the plantar (bottom) fascia (fibrous tissue). The plantar fascia has an important role in the function of the foot. It is a ligament composed of fibrous bands of tissue that attaches to the heel […]


Pump Bump? What It Is and What To Do

We call them "pump bumps" but the medical term is Haglund's deformity: painful, swollen bumps behind the foot, just where the shoe heel rubs against the back of the ankle. This problem usually affects young women in their 20's and 30's who love their stilettos. It can also occur on athletes like hockey players. It is […]


Four Reasons Diabetics Benefit From Foot Cream

[startaslider width="620" height="300" arrows="true? buttons="true? transition="false? insidespacing="10" background="ffffff" borderwidth="1" bordercolor="cccccc"] [startaslide]The statistics on diabetics are alarming: over 1.5 million Americans a year are diagnosed with diabetes. According to diabetics’ health care costs $5-$6 per person for every dollar spent on non-diabetics’ health care. What would help? According to the CDC, good preventive practices can […]

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