Taking Care Of Your Whole Body

Taking Care Of Your Whole Body

  • Common Symptoms of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and How to Help Them

    Diabetic foot ulcers are a common diabetes-related complication that affects many individuals living with diabetes. These open sores or wounds can develop on the bottom of the feet or toes and can lead to serious foot infections if not treated properly. A diabetic foot ulcer can also lead to nerve damage, poor blood circulation, and even amputation if left untreated. This post will discuss the common symptoms of diabetic foot ulcers and how to help them.

  • Foot Care Tips For Diabetics

    While anyone can develop a foot ulcer, they're much more common in people with diabetes. Diabetes is a disease you can control through medication and proper eating, but it still affects the body. The feet are one of the most vulnerable body parts that suffer from diabetes, and ulcers are a common result. So how can those with diabetes prevent and treat these? Here is a guide that describes tips for diabetic wound care and ulcer prevention.

  • Why You Feel Like You're Stepping On A Pebble

    Do you keep feeling like there is a pebble inside your shoe, but every time you reach down to check, you never find a pebble? If the sensation is occurring in your forefoot, right behind the area where your toes tie into your foot, you might have a condition known as Morton's neuroma. This is a bothersome problem, but it is one that a podiatrist can certainly help you with. Keep reading to learn more about the condition, what causes it, and how you can manage the discomfort it's causing.

  • Plantar Fasciitis Causing You Pain? What You Can Do

    Plantar fasciitis is a painful foot condition in which the tissue that runs from the toe to the heel becomes inflamed. The pain you feel from this condition is usually felt once you are at rest, or first thing in the morning when you take those first few steps. You may not feel the pain when you are moving, only when at rest. If you have this pain in your foot, it is more than likely caused by plantar fasciitis.

  • Treatments A Podiatrist Might Recommend For Your Painful Metatarsalgia

    Metatarsalgia is pain in the ball of your foot. It has a number of causes and it is one of the more common types of foot pain. You may need treatment from a podiatrist for this condition when the pain won't go away or when it's so bad it interferes with your daily activities. Here are some treatments your podiatrist might recommend. Rest Your Foot Rest is an important part of treatment for metatarsalgia.

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Taking Care Of Your Whole Body

Your feet might not seem like an important part of your personal health and wellness routine, but you would be hard-pressed to work out without them. Unfortunately, many people overlook their foot health, only to end up suffering from debilitating bunions and painful ingrown toenails. A few years ago, I ignored a cut on my foot which eventually turned into a full-blown infection. After a near-amputation, I realized that I needed to start focusing on my whole body. I know that if you can start focusing on your foot health, you can avoid troubling conditions so that you can enjoy your life.