Perform a Shoe Test

Bad shoes account for about 90% of all foot problems. No matter what type of shoe you are wearing make ...
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The Foot, an Amazing Walking Machine

Your foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 20 muscles, 7,000 nerve endings, and 250,000 sweat glands. The average ...
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Are Your Kids Wearing the Wrong Shoe Size?

According to new research, four million children are wearing the wrong shoe size. The risks of children's shoes not fitting ...
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Dangerous High Heels

When you switch from a one-inch heel to a three-inch heel, you put seven times the amount of pressure on ...
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Dangerous Barefoot Running

Lately, barefoot running became more popular with promises of fewer injuries while running. Running is a very individual thing--varying from ...
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Be Careful with Toning Shoes

Researchers from the American Council on Exercise put the popular toning shoes to the test. [1] They recruited people to ...
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Pump Bump

Haglund's Deformity is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel. The soft tissue near the Achilles tendon becomes ...
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How to Cure Bad Smell on Your Feet

Foot odor is produced by bacteria and/or fungus that grows in the shoes and attaches to the skin. Some bacteria ...
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Shoe Contact Dermatitis

On average, American families purchase seven pairs of shoes annually. Shoes are made with leather, rubber, and other synthetic or ...
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