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Extensor Tendonitis: What Is It And How Do You Treat It?

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If you have pain that starts in the outside of your calf and travels down the front of your ankle and into your toes, you may have extensor tendonitis. While painful, it is usually not long-lasting and there are effective treatments to ease the pain and help in healing. What Is Extensor Tendinitis? The entensors are a group of muscles and tendons that are used to pull your foot upward. They run down your calf, across the top of your ankle and down to your big toe and lesser toes. Read More»

What You Can Do To Get Pain Relief From Bunions

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A bunion—a bony bump at the base of the big toe—causes pain in the big toe. Although you don’t always need surgery to correct the condition, bunions can get worse over time if you don’t treat them. If you ignore the problem, a bunion can get bigger, or you may eventually develop arthritis in the toe joint. However, you can help avoid complications by knowing when you should see a podiatrist and what steps you can take to get relief from bunion pain and discomfort. Read More»

How To Treat Three Common Running-Related Foot Injuries

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Running puts a lot of stress on the body, so it’s no wonder that runners have a tendency to suffer from various foot injuries. Read on for three common foot problems that runners have and how to treat them. Blisters Blisters are a common complaint amongst runners. Painful and easy to get, blisters are created when shoes don’t fit properly or when socks become wet with sweat and rub against the skin. Read More»