3 Things to Blame for Ball-of-Foot Pain

Image of the ball of the foot in pain
Our feet take a beating, and the ball-of-foot can get the brunt of it. For many with this type of pain there are just two questions: What’s causing it and how can I stop it? Stopping or preventing pain in the ball-of-foot depends on the cause. Here are 3 main causes: 1. Shoes with Too
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What to Know about National Bone and Joint Awareness Week

Are you giving your joints and bones the respect they deserve? After all, these structures are responsible for your active life. Your bones and joints work hard from the moment you get up to the moment you go to bed. Currently, bone and joint illnesses, such as arthritis and osteoporo
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World Arthritis Day: 5 Ways to Celebrate

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World Arthritis Day takes place every year on October 12th It was established in 1996 by Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) to raise awareness of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) like arthritis. “Arthritis” is inflammation of a joint and is used to describe over
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Foot Care Tips for Your Age: 20s to 60s

Photo of 5 different pairs of feet from ages 20s through 60s.
From the time you learn to walk, your quality of life depends upon your feet. Standing and walking lets you be self-sufficient. Yet, many of us take our feet for granted. US adults don’t give the same priority to caring for their feet as they do for their heart, eyes, teeth or skin, e
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How do Feet Change as You Grow Older?

Photo of a woman holding the bottom of her foot
We are usually quite aware of changes in our faces as we age since we peer at them in the mirror every day.  With feet, we may not notice such changes as quickly because we cover them up in socks and shoes all the time – and often we won’t notice until an actual problem develops. It d
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