Foot Care for Older Adults
Our feet consist of skin, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels. It is one of the most important organs of our body. A pair of healthy feet enables us to balance our body effectively in walking, running, dancing and in many other daily activities.
Causes of Pain in the Big Toe Joint
Pain in your big toe joint can make you miserable. The first metatarsophalangeal joint is the joint that connects the big toe to the first metatarsal bone of the forefoot. Even though the joints of the toes are small, they are important for healthy foot functioning.
High-heeled shoes and effects on your body
Wearing high heels can be fashionable and may make you feel taller, but at what price? High heels can cause foot problems while exacerbating foot problems that you already have. Leg and back pain also are common complaints from those who wear high heels.
Arch Pain, Treatment And Prevention
The term arch pain (often referred to as arch strain) refers to an inflammation and/or burning sensation at the arch of the foot.