Bone spurs: causes, symptoms, treatments

understanding bone spursBone spurs are a pointed outgrowth that can occur on the edges of a bone. These growths generally form where ligaments and tendons attach to the bone. Bone spurs can inflict a great deal of pain, or go entirely unnoticed. The severity of your symptoms depends on the location and shape of your bone spur.

If you believe your foot pain is being caused by bone spurs, contact our foot care specialists.

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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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When to seek 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

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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