Foot Pain

Crocs--More Than Comfort

…band that connects the heel bone to the base of the toes. The condition generally starts like a stone bruise on the heel and the pain then spreads along the bottom of the foot. It’s most often treated medically with steroid injections combined with stretching exercises, and oftentimes orthotics (arch…

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How To Make a Castor Oil Pack

…pelvic pain, tendinitis, kidney stones, fibroids, ovarian cysts, swollen joints, irritable bowel syndrome, and digestive disorders. To make a castor oil pack you will need the following items: * Bottle of cold-pressed castor oil * Standard heating pad * Plastic garbage bag * Two or three 1-foot square…

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Are You Wearing the Right Shoe Size?

…for plantar fasciitis that drew a lot of interest. That didn’t really surprise me; foot problems are among the most painful and limiting musculoskeletal issues you can develop as you age. One way to help prevent foot problems from developing—or to minimize discomfort if you already have them—is to…

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