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5 Common Misconceptions About Getting Treatment for Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 29, 2016 11:58:09 AM

If you’re living with chronic foot pain, it’s time to stop tiptoeing around the subject of treatment. You may be avoiding treatment for a number of reasons. Ultimately you’ll want to visit a foot doctor so you have the right information on how to treat the foot problem causing you pain, but hopefully learning the truth about some of these common misconceptions will help put your mind at ease.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot pain

Why Your Big Toe is Causing You More Than Just Foot Problems

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 27, 2016 1:19:26 PM

Have you heard of turf toe? Although common among those who play football, baseball, soccer, and basketball; as well as dancers, gymnastics and wrestlers, you don’t have to be an athlete to experience this foot problem. Turf toe occurs when there is a sprain of the ligaments around the big toe joint. When you’re walking or running, your body weight comes forward onto your foot, starting at the heel, then moving to the ball of the foot, and finally you propel yourself forward by pushing off of your big toe as your weight shifts to the other foot. Learn how turf toe can affect pain in other areas of your body in the excerpt below, and a treatment option that can help.

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Topics: foot problems, HyProCure, Body Pain

Protect Yourself from Foot Problems With These DIY Home Pedicure Tips

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 23, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthy feet in the summer is somewhat of an oxymoron. You work hard to keep them looking happy, healthy and beautiful, but they take a beating in flip-flops, sandals, and being exposed to the elements. You can only get so many salon pedicures before it becomes hard on your wallet. Not to mention, you are putting yourself at risk for potential infections like toenail fungus. Protect yourself from potential foot problems and pamper yourself at home anytime you want with the DIY pedicure tips below.

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Topics: Foot Care, Pedicures

Signs Your Foot Pain is a Result of Overpronation

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Do you consistently have a callus on the inside of your big toe? Do you feel extra strain on your ankle, shin or knees when walking or running? Does the wear pattern on the bottom of your shoes cause them to wear-out early? Do you experience chronic foot pain or even pain in other areas of your body that’s just become a way of life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be an overpronator.

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Topics: foot problems, foot pain, Running

Bunion Treatments to Try Before Traditional Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If it’s not enough that the bump on your big toe is causing you physical foot pain, surgical bunion treatment can also cause financial pain, so you may want to try everything in your power before visiting a foot doctor.

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Topics: foot problems, Bunion, Bunion Surgery

What You Should and Shouldn’t Be Believing About Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

You’ve heard the phrase, “don’t be such a pain” and if you really stop to think about what that means, you realize it’s not a positive thing. Pain is something many people carry around with them each and every day. At some point, the pain they experience becomes a way of life and they start believing it’s something they’ll always have to live with. Maybe you’re one of those people. Maybe you know someone like this. If so, then you need to stop being a pain who believes they'll always be in pain. Learn more misconceptions below and how you can find relief in your feet.

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Topics: Body Pain

Arch Rivals: Common Causes of Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 13, 2016 1:47:53 PM

Arch rival, arch nemesis, arch Honey-I-will-pay-you-$20-to-massage-my-feet. You could make many jokes about foot pain while you sit with your feet propped up on a pillow to quiet the throbbing after being on them all day. For some people, this kind of foot pain is sporadic at best. For others, it's a way of life. Some seek treatment, others seek information before scheduling their next adventure at the doctor’s office. If you’re the latter, let’s get acquainted with your body’s sometimes cruel but necessary travel means: the feet.

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Topics: foot problems, Foot Care, foot pain

Are Only Modern Day Cultures Looking for Back Pain Relief?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Could it be that only people who practice modern living are looking for back pain relief? One woman noticed a difference among indigenous cultures that worked just as hard or harder than your modern day American, yet didn’t experience the same kind of back and neck pain. Learn why she thinks that is and how your back pain can actually be linked to your feet.

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Topics: HyProCure, Back Pain

How Do You Find Heel Pain Relief? Realign Your Feet

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jul 6, 2016 12:35:21 PM

Did you know that the stress placed on your foot when walking may be approximately 1.25 times your body weight --and even more when running? When you think about this impact on your foot, you may not immediately think about your heel, but it absorbs this impact when it hits the ground and then springs you forward into your next stride. As a result, it’s vulnerable to damage and foot pain. If you’re looking for heel pain relief, there is a procedure that can help you.

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Topics: foot problems, foot pain, HyProCure

Discover the Treatment for Hammertoes That Can Help Your Curly Toes

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 29, 2016 6:10:16 PM

Do your toes looked bent and even slightly deformed? Do they curl enough that you’re embarrassed to show them in public? Are they causing you to have foot pain? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you most likely have hammertoes. They are not fun to live with, but the good news is there is a treatment for hammertoes that gives you a way to live without them.

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Topics: foot problems, foot surgery, HyProCure