Tag: "plantar" at medical news
Childhood Obesity Linked to Foot Pain
... Being overweight flattens the foot, straining the plantar
fascia, a band of tissue, which runs from the heel to the base of the toes, causing heel pain. Because the heel bone is not fully developed until age 14 or older, overweight children are more prone to Sever’s disease. Although not an actual disease...
Tips for Avoiding Foot Fungus in Communal Bathrooms
... be a planter wart. “It is important to get rid of plantar
warts quickly to avoid spreading them to others and to other parts of your body,” says Dr. Zong. “I recommend using PediFix Wart Stick Wart Remover because it has a high concentration of salicylic acid, which is a great first line of defense against ...
Handling plantar fasciitis
...re some simple self-help measures for dealing with plantar
fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the band of fibrous tissue on the sole of the feet which connects the toes and the heel.// It causes excruciating pain first thing in the morning, when you take a few steps, but it eases off once you...