Taking Care Of Your Whole Body

Taking Care Of Your Whole Body

  • Foot Pain? It Might Be Time To Pitch The Pumps

    Are you having foot pain? You've heard of corns, calluses, and bunions causing foot pain, but have you ever heard of pump bump? This condition could be the culprit, especially if you have a closet full of fashionable, high-heeled pumps. What's Pump Bump? Pump bump, also known as Haglund's deformity, is a bony protrusion on the calcaneus (the bone that forms the heel). It is often seen in women who wear tight pump-style shoes, which is why it's often called pump bump.

  • Tips For Alleviating Your Heel's Plantar Fasciitis Pain

    If you are experiencing very severe pain in the heel of your foot, then it is likely that you have a condition known as plantar fasciitis. This condition is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia tendon located on the bottom of your foot. The tendon runs all the way from your heel up to your toes, and when it becomes inflamed, you will have severe, sharp pain in your heel when you walk on it.

  • Runners: Here's How To Prevent Achilles Tendon Injuries

    It's the largest tendon in your body, but that does not mean your Achilles tendon is impervious to injuries. Achilles tendon soreness, tearing, and separation leaves many runners sidelined each year. To ensure you don't suffer the same fate, make sure you're doing these things to protect your Achilles tendons.  Do plyometric drills. When your Achilles tendon is inflexible, it is more likely to tear or become strained. In order to improve the flexibility of your tendons, it is important to add some pliometric drills to your running routine.

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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.