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What causes numb feet?

causes of numb feetNumbness of the feet occurs when there is a pins-and-needles sensation or a complete loss of feeling in the feet. This sensation can occur and disappear quickly. The numbness may be a result of a wide variety of issues, ranging from severe to non-life threatening.

If you have been experiencing intermittent or continuous numbness in the feet, then contact our specialists to set up an appointment. Your symptoms may be present because of an underlying condition.

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How high blood pressure affects your feet

high blood pressure affects your feet High blood pressure is the excessive force of blood pushing against the arterial walls as your heart pumps blood. This added stress on the arteries can contribute to decreased blood flow and many serious health risks. While high blood pressure affects your entire body, many symptoms can display in the lower legs and feet.

Properly detecting your foot issues early on will help mitigate any long-term damage associated with decreased blood flow. The symptoms and pain you experience may be intermittent or persistent. If you believe your feet are being affected by high blood pressure and decreased circulation, contact our foot care specialists.

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When to seek help for sweaty feet

help for sweaty feet

When your feet sweat all day you are more prone to fungal infections of the feet, such as: athlete's foot, yeast infections, and rashes, as well as viruses such as warts. These infections can be mild or cause a great deal of pain that directly impacts your day-to-day tasks.

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How to choose the right pair of socks

choosing the right socks

When you get dressed in the morning one of the most important decisions you can make for your foot health is choosing the right pair of socks. Choosing socks that are inadequate for your activities can cause many problems and discomfort.

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Choosing the right inserts for your shoes

inserts for your shoes

Choosing the right inserts for your shoes can be stressful. Do you want added comfort? Do you want improved arch support? Or both? The activities you take part in and the current status of your foot health play important roles in selecting your inserts.

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