Shin splints are caused by muscles in your lower leg (your shin) being overworked. If you don’t pay attention to the pain, it can lead to a stress fracture. You’ll feel pain with each step, but doing these exercises can help. Once your usual day-to-day activities aren’t painful, you c
Whether it’s typical for your ankles to swell at the end of an especially hot Summer day or you’re surprised by their stiffness after a long ride in the car, you should know if their “new” look is normal or serious. A lot of things can lead to swelling (also called edema) in your feet
When you have plantar fasciitis, sleeping may feel like the only time your feet don’t hurt so you may be reluctant to do anything that could complicate your ZZZs. You’re not alone. A lot of people don’t use their night splint as their doctor recommends. But, the ones who do wear a nig
Did you know that you can free yourself from some shoe fitting problems with the way you lace your shoe? The traditional row of criss-crosses works for most people, but you may want to try something different if you have narrow heels, toe pain, high arches or a wide forefoot. A-B-Cs o
When you’re strutting around in sandals or snuggling with your honey under the covers, the last thing you want are heels that are rough and that hurt, too. Take heart, the regimen to treat and heal your cracked heels works well and is so easy, you can even do some steps in your sleep!
Before you set your feet free this summer, take a moment to learn how to treat them right and keep them feeling good as they power you along to the pool, the beach and seasonal celebrations. Get Sandy Savvy The wrong kind of sandals—ones that don’t support your feet—can make hammertoe