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Expert tips for running shoe fit
Running doesn't require much gear, but well-fitting, running-specific shoes are a must. Start by shopping at a specialty shoe store and keep these expert tips in mind to ensure a good fit.
Heel pain? It might be plantar fasciitis
If you experience excruciating heel pain when taking those first steps in the morning, think plantar fasciitis. This common condition is easily treated. Learn who's susceptible and how to get relief.
Ankle instability causes and fixes
Multiple sprains, an old break, rolling, inflammatory disease or age can lead to activity-limiting ankle instability, stiffness and pain. Learn about treatments to keep you moving with confidence.
Sprained your ankle? Now what?
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries, whether you're an athlete or simply took a misstep. Learn how to treat this injury at home and when you may need to see a health care professional.
How to determine your foot arch type
Whether you're a casual or competitive athlete, sports put tremendous pressure on your feet, ankles and legs. Here's how to choose a shoe that best fits your foot.
Diabetes: 4 steps to put your best foot forward
A complication of diabetes is restricted blood flow to your feet. Follow these steps to develop a daily foot care routine to minimize infection and injury.
Changes due to COVID-19 pandemic can affect feet
The transition to home for work and school has led more people to skip wearing shoes. While it may feel good in the short term, the lack of arch and foot support can cause some problems. Here's what you need to know.
Foot surgery success for Turtle Lake woman
A recent foot surgery has helped put the pep back in Jeanie Bruner’s step.
Many people take for granted being able to walk pain-free, and don’t realize how problematic foot pain can be on a day-to-day basis until they experience it for themselves.