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Common Foot Problems

Whether you regularly get your 10,000 steps in each day or spend more time sitting rather than standing, foot problems can arise for no other reason than because you walk on this earth. Prevention is the best answer, but since that doesn’t always work no matter how careful you are, managing pain is the next best scenario for these common foot problems.

Plantar Fasciitis

The pain caused by the inflammation of the ligament that runs along the bottom of your foot is more common if you’re overweight, a long distance runner, or simply on your feet frequently; however, anyone can develop this burning feeling in their heel. Some doctors will suggest surgery, or a corticosteroid shot if the pain is acute, but less invasive treatments are more common. Popular treatments include daily stretching, resting, icing, or shoe insoles for plantar fasciitis.

Bunions

If you’ve noticed a painful growth on …