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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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Easy exercises for foot pain

exercises for foot pain

Your feet take a serious beating throughout the day. New workout routines, awkward impacts, and improper stretching can all result in foot pain that can affect your day-to-day life. Many exercises will help different areas of the foot, so it is important to understand the location and type of foot pain you are experiencing.

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Common causes of stress fractures in feet

causes of stress fractures in feetStress fractures are commonly found in the load-bearing bones of the foot because they are subject to repetitive forces in walking and running. These fractures are small cracks in the bone resulting from new or extended stress that can be worsened through further use of the feet, thus making stress fractures a large hindrance on day-to-day life. Understanding the cause of your stress fracture is important when diagnosing your problem and preventing recurring fractures.

We've outlined some of the most common causes of stress fractures in the feet. If you have any further questions regarding your condition, don't forget to contact the professionals at Kansas City Foot Specialists.

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Turf toe: symptoms and treatments

symptoms and treatments of turf toeThe condition “turf toe” derives from the introduction of artificial turf in American football, and the subsequent foot injuries related to the turf. Turf toe occurs when the ligaments near the big toe joint are sprained. These ligaments become sprained after the toe has been forcibly hyperextended while the body's momentum lunges forward.

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