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2016

Preparing Your Feet For Those Summer Runs

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As the weather gets nicer, you’ll be eager to get outside onto your favorite running paths. To make sure that your runs go smoothly, your feet need to be prepared. Push them too hard, and you’ll find yourself with a painful foot condition that can keep you in bed and off of your feet. Here are some ways to ensure that your feet are as ready as you are to hit the running path.…

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Choosing The Right Plantar Fasciitis Pain Relief Treatment

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Plantar fasciitis can be excruciatingly painful. But fortunately, it is possible to recover from the condition in a few months. But in the meantime, there are several treatments that may be able to provide you with pain relief. But since some of these treatments also come with side effects, make sure to weigh the pros and cons of each option. Traditional Pain Medications Traditional pain medications can help alleviate the pain caused by plantar fasciitis.…

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Three At-Home Techniques You Can Use To Reduce Heel Pain

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Heel pain from an issue such as plantar fasciitis can leave you in extreme discomfort with each step you take. Every time your heel touches the ground or the floor, you can experience a sharp and burning pain that can be detrimental to your quality of life. The best thing you can do for heel pain is to visit a podiatrist. This foot specialist will be able to diagnose the exact cause of your discomfort, provide treatments including help with stretching exercises and even help you get fitted for custom orthotic inserts that you can wear in your shoes to keep your feet comfortable.…

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