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Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
16M people helped
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I've been flat footed since i was a child, is there a way to correct this?

Dr. Mark Diamond
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
16M people helped
I've been flat footed since i was a child, is there a way to correct this?

Orthotics: Nope, short of reconstructive foot surgery.However the use of orthotics may alleviate any pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified
13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
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What are good foots to eat to keep skin looking young and healthy?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
What are good foots to eat to keep skin looking young and healthy?

Fruits and : Vegetables...Natural foods....

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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified
13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified,
13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
Daily
Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
Once
Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
Once
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Board Certified, Dentistry
40 years in practice
6M people helped
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Can being flat footed affect running?

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Board Certified, Dentistry
40 years in practice
6M people helped
Can being flat footed affect running?

Yes but: There are running shoes and orthotics designed for all types of feet and also all types of running styles. You can be trained to run effectively. I would consider someone knowledgeable at a specialty running shoe store or even a foot dr. Or physical therapist. ...Read more

Dr. Jane van Dis
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13 years in practice
44M people helped
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Dr. Catherine Carroll
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
128K people helped
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I have injuries in my foots, I want to natural solutions, what are the solutions thank you so much, appreciate it

Dr. Catherine Carroll
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
128K people helped
I have injuries in my foots, I want to natural solutions, what are the solutions thank you so much, appreciate it

RICE: In general, mild sprains can be treated with RICE. This stands for: 1) REST. Stay off your injured foot as much as possible. 2) ICE. Apply ice to the injured area as needed. 3) COMPRESSION. Use an elastic bandage, like an ACE wrap, to provide mild compression and reduce swelling. 4) ELEVATION. Raise the affected area up as much a possible. ...Read more

Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
3M people helped
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Everytime i walk and either turn around my foots hurts i feel the pain when i turn my body and step down. The the only time i notice the pain so far..

Dr. Wenjay Sung
Board Certified, Podiatry
9 years in practice
3M people helped
Everytime i walk and either turn around my foots hurts i feel the pain when i turn my body and step down. The the only time i notice the pain so far..

Foot pain: When you have pain at the ball of your feet, it could be from several causes. If you've been active, you could be causing "capsulitis" or inflammation of the joints at the ball of your feet. Also, there could be a stress fracture, but diagnostic tests are needed to rule that out. Lastly, you could also have an aggravated nerve called a "neuroma" or (historically) "morton's neuroma". ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
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Why do flat footed people run with a weird gait?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
23 years in practice
58M people helped
Why do flat footed people run with a weird gait?

Not all do: Not all do.

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Dr. Lee Stein
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
85K people helped
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Do you know are club foots rare cause I have one?

Dr. Lee Stein
Board Certified, Podiatry
17 years in practice
85K people helped
Do you know are club foots rare cause I have one?

Club foot: The incidence is 1/1000. If you want to see me I have offices in Chicago. Myachingfoot.com. ...Read more

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
45 years in practice
19M people helped
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How did I get athlete's foot?

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Board Certified, Adolescent Medicine
45 years in practice
19M people helped
How did I get athlete's foot?

Be sure it is : Be sure you have athlete's foot (tinea pedis). Many conditions can look like it but are something else, like dyshidrotic eczema, contact dermatitis or bacterial infection. If you're uncertain, have your doctor examine you for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Board Certified, Podiatry
18 years in practice
1M people helped
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Are there any home remedies for athlete's foot?

Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Board Certified, Podiatry
18 years in practice
1M people helped
Are there any home remedies for athlete's foot?

Try vinegar: 1:4 ratio of white vinegar to warm water minimally 3x weekly may help. Vinegar is a natural anti-fungal, anti-microbial and keratolytic. ...Read more

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