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My Big Toe Joint Hurts! The Arthritis You Never Knew! by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Sun 13 Sep 2009 11:37am Have you ever suspected you have arthritis in your big toe joint? It is one of those conditions that slowly creeps up on you. You may be going about your business only to notice that your big toe joint hurts! You may end up limping around for an hour or even a few days and then it disappears only to reappear when you least expect it! What’s up ... Read on »
Pain, a Limp and Winkle Picker’s... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am Pain, a Limp and Winkle Picker’s Disease By DENISE GRADY 30 sept 2008--Doctors who treat themselves may have fools for patients, but they look like geniuses compared with a reporter who tried to diagnose herself via the Internet. It seemed so simple. I Googled “ foot pain,” and up came two sites with neat little pictures of feet, arrows po ... Read on »
Fantastic Feet Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis and Bunions by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:01pm I recently received these great questions from Cynthia about picking the right exercises from my book Fantastic Feet to help with plantar fasciitis and bunion issues. Thought that there might be a few other people out there searching for solutions for foot care and foot exercises that will benefit these two common foot problems. Here are her ... Read on »
The Top 3 Ways Wearing Shoes Harms Our Feet – And What We Can Do About It by Michael Nirenberg Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Our feet need to be healthy and strong to endure high impact activities, such as aerobics, running or other sports, and the daily abuse of walking. When our feet weaken, they are at risk of injury, such as a fracture, tendonitis, or plantar fasciitis. The purpose of shoes is to protect feet and provide warmth. Beyond these basics, some shoes ... Read on »
The Big Toe by Carson B. Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 9:25am While it is not a big joint, the firstmetatarsophalangealjoint may be one of the most important joints in running gait. There is no question that dysfunctional patterns can result from too much or not enough movement at any joint, however, when the metatarsophalangeal joint does not play, a great deal of compensations can result. As I noted in ... Read on »
How To Understand Overpronation and Knee Pain If You Have Flat Feet by Dianne B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Jul 2009 10:00pm Overpronation is the inward roll of the foot while standing, walking, running or dancing. Allowing the foot to roll inwards causes noticeable internal rotation of the lower leg and knee and can influence the body's posture. This can result in extra strain on the lower body and can cause foot pain of the arches, heels and ankles, knee pain, leg pain ... Read on »
Knee Pain by Kris K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:04am The Knee (compliments of Wikipedia.org) Yoga can help or cause knee pain. The key is alignment. This is one of the reasons working with a knowledgeable teacher is so helpful. In general, keep the knee cap ( patella ) in the same direction as the middle and 2d toe. Never put weight on the knee when it is past the toes. That is, when l ... Read on »
Sciatica: A Real Pain in the Butt by Dr. Brad Lustick Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 9:53pm THE MANY FACES AND CAUSES OF SCIATICA Sciatica merely describes a path of pain and is not a specific diagnosis. The use of the term "sciatica" does not specify a cause. Defined, "sciatica" is a description of a particular path of pain following the sciatic nerve as it traverses the buttock (hip) and/or continues down the back of the thigh, ... Read on »
Ankle Pain and Chiropractic by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: Not to many people think...Oh, I should go see a chiropractor for my foot or ankle pain. But the thing is...they probably should. The foot is very intricate. There are 28 bones in the foot...including the 2 sesamoid bones at the base of the big toe, and 32 muscles and tendons.  When you injure the foot i ... Read on »
Foot-Care Solutions to Help Alleviate Bunion Pain by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Aug 2013 9:02am Are you searching for non-surgical foot-care solutions to help alleviate Bunion pain? I recently received these great Bunion foot-care questions from Rebecca.  Since I know there are others out there asking the same questions, and searching for solutions I thought I’d share her questions and my reply.  “I have just begun to have bunion ... Read on »