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Unsure If You Need To See A Podiatrist? Find Out If You Should Schedule An Appointment

There are a lot of people out there that would like to see if some of their aliments are going to go away on their own before they rush off to the doctor's office. After all, many people find that their schedules are extremely hectic. However, if you are experiencing any of the following troubles with your feet, you will need to go ahead and schedule an appointment with a skilled podiatrist. Read More 

Does A Family History Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Doom A Person To Bunions?

For years, doctors have noted a connection between rheumatoid arthritis and the development of bunions. They have also noticed that a family history of this form of arthritis often causes it to occur in later generations. But does this mean a person is doomed to bunions as well? And is surgery inevitable? Genetics Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a serious problem that causes serious pain and even physical deformations in the body. Read More 

Varicose Veins And Obesity: Ease The Pain In Your Feet And Ankles?

If the veins in your feet and ankles begin to knot up and twist, you may wonder if your weight has something to do with it. Those abnormal veins in your feet and ankles are called varicose veins. People who are overweight may develop varicose veins over time. Here are things to know about the varicose veins in your feet and ankles and what steps you can take to treat them. Read More 

Ways To Tell If You Broke Or Sprained Your Ankle

If you hurt your ankle, it's easy to assume that it's a sprain. However, it may not be a sprain. You may have broken your foot. What are some ways that you can tell whether or not it's broken or sprained? Sprain A sprain is a soft tissue injury. It happens when you overextend or tear one of the ligaments in the joint. Ligaments are a fibrous type of muscle that are designed to hold your bones and joints together. Read More 

3 Things You Should Know About Bunions

Has the bunion on your big toe led to the toe next to it buckling and being painful? You might want to consider undergoing surgery to get rid of the problem. The first thing you should do is get your foot examined by a podiatrist so he or she can determine how severe the bunion is. Take a look at this article for more insight about bunions and undergoing surgery to decide how to go about getting treated. Read More