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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
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Can being flat footed affect running?

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

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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..

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

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Do you know are club foots rare cause I have one?

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

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How did I get athlete's foot?

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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How long does it take for athlete's foot to go away?

How long does it take for athlete's foot to go away?

Depends: Depending on how it is treated and what medication is used, it is appox. 1-3 weeks. ...Read more

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