Adler Footcare Blog

Forget Foot Pain: How to Get Back on Your Feet and Get Moving

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Sep 9, 2016 2:04:01 PM

Is foot pain keeping you from exercising, being active, or even simply taking a walk? There are some instances that warrant legitimate excuses – you stubbed your toe, your plantar fasciitis flared up again, your shoes don’t fit right. These are easily fixed – let your toe heal, rest your feet, go shopping for a new pair of comfortable kicks – and you're back on your feet in a few days. So, they don’t work as excuses for long. Assuming you aren’t just lazy, when foot pain is continually keeping you from actually getting up and getting on your feet it’s time to get moving to your nearest podiatrist.

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Topics: foot pain, HyProCure

What to Do When Your Child’s Foot Pain is More Than Growing Pains

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 24, 2016 12:46:00 PM

As a parent you want the best for your children. It’s difficult to see them in pain – especially when it’s foot pain keeping them from running at recess or playing on their favorite sports team. General foot pain is common in kids as they grow. They’re bound to stub their toe, twist their ankle, get blisters, outgrow their shoes, or get an ingrown toenail. But when it’s more than a boo-boo that can be treated with a bandage, and your child is genuinely in consistent pain, it’s time to take action.

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Topics: foot pain, Pediatrics, Children

Do This When Switching Gym Shoes Isn’t Enough to Help Your Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Aug 5, 2016 6:47:08 PM

Shoes are an important part of your comfort and success when it comes to exercising. When you find the perfect pair it can be difficult to retire them because the miles and work you’ve put into molding them to fit your feet just right. However, if you’re starting to experience foot pain that you haven’t noticed before, it’s a surefire sign that it may be time to ditch your kicks. Learn what other signs to look for so you can avoid foot problems and keep up your exercise routine.

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Topics: foot pain, HyProCure, Running

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

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

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

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

Living with Flat Feet? Uncover the Real Cause of Your Foot Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Have you had foot pain for as long as you can remember? Have you ever been told you have flat feet? Also known as fallen arches, flat feet can usually be self-diagnosed, but rarely are there easily identifiable symptoms associated with the issue. While there is no “cure” for flat feet, there are treatment options that can help.

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Topics: foot pain, HyProCure, Flat Feet

Do High Heel Hacks Actually Help Ease Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Do you have a love-hate relationship with high heel shoes? How much pain would even the prettiest, trendiest, just-have-to-have high heels have to cause you in order to ditch them for good? For many women, they are a necessary evil; for others they aren’t willing to sacrifice style for comfort. But do you have to? One woman wanted to find out for sure. Chelsea Marshall, a Buzzfeed Staff Writer, put popular hacks to the test to help her foot pain caused by high heels. Find out what she tried and what did (or did not!) work.

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Topics: Foot Care, foot pain, footwear

How to Fix a Bunion Caused by Misaligned Feet

Posted by Dr. Jeffrey L. Adler

Jun 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There it is. That bony bump on your big toe. As you put on your gym shoes you think to yourself, does it look bigger than it did yesterday? You get to your favorite cardio pump class thinking it’s going to be just another day at the gym – but you’re wrong. Oh so wrong. You’re usually the rock star in this class. When everyone else is lifting 10 pound dumb bells and doing step-ups with one riser, you’re lifting twenties doing step-ups with 3 risers. But not today. Your big toe hurts so bad that it’s all you can focus on. It’s that dang bunion again. You wonder who you could ask about how to fix a bunion. So naturally, you get home and ask Google.

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Topics: Bunion, foot pain, HyProCure