We all need fulfilling personal relationships. They are essential to our humanity. Researchers have found that good, healthy relationships are even associated with better mental and physical health. With a romantic partner, taking the time to spend together in a meaningful way is just as important. The preparation, and details involved, can even create more … Read More
If you feel pain in your heel, you might think you have a heel spur. It’s a common assumption — and a heel spur can cause foot discomfort. However, only 50 percent of people who have heel spurs actually feel any pain because of it. “A heel spur can be an incidental finding on an … Read More
Whether it’s sandal season or boot season, you may be thinking it’s time to do something about that large bump jutting out at the base of your big toe. Doctors call that bump hallux valgus, but you might know it as a bunion. Bunions form when the bone or tissue at the joint at the bottom … Read More
Your genes are more important than shoe styles when it comes to bunions, flat feet or tight Achilles tendons. But you can choose shoes that keep your feet feeling better, longer.
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When it comes to shoes, some women will shop till they drop for the perfect pump, and many men would rather wear the same classic pair of sneakers forever. But neither group has it quite right, says Georgeanne Botek, DPM, a Cleveland Clinic podiatric surgeon. Dr. Botek shares tips for choosing shoes that are good … Read More