TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A treatment commonly used to tackle an often painful Achilles tendon condition doesn’t actually work, British researchers warn. At issue is “Achilles tendinopathy,” a degenerative wear-and-tear disease that affects the critical tissue linking calf muscles to the heel. Patients have sought pain reliefContinue Reading

(HealthDay News) — Closed-toe shoes and sweaty feet are a recipe for foot odor and infection. Your feet start to smell when the bacteria on your skin and in your shoes consume your sweat, says Cleveland Clinic. To avoid stinky feet, Cleveland Clinic suggests: Soak your feet in a mixtureContinue Reading

(HealthDay News) — The most common causes of cold feet are poor circulation or nerve sensation issues, says Harvard Medical School. Raynaud’s syndrome and atherosclerosis also are potential causes. If you feel like your feet are frequently cold, it’s best to note when this symptom occurs. This will allow yourContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Sept. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Don’t let foot problems hobble your autumn activities, a foot surgeon says. “Foot health contributes to your overall health. From beginners to advanced athletes, proper foot care is important to keep your body healthy,” said Dr. John Giurini, chief of podiatric surgery atContinue Reading