A Foot to Stand On

Feet Cracking, Peeling and Itchy? It May Be Foot Fungus

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When your feet peel, burn, itch and begin to crack, it can sometimes be very painful. When you’re away from home, or on the go and your feet feel like this, it could be agony until you can finally get home to soak your feet. This painful itching and burning may be caused by foot fungus. Foot fungus can be picked up from outside elements, or it can be picked up from your own feet being too moist all of the time.…

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Treating A Metatarsal Stress Fracture

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When you participate in a sport such as running, which has you on your feet hour after hour, it is not unusual for metatarsal stress fractures to occur. These small fractures in the metatarsal bones, which run along the top of your foot, generally heal without any complications. But you do need to put the time and effort into properly treating this injury and allowing it to heal. Here’s how to do that.…

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Ingrown Toenail? Treatments That Can Help

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Ingrown toenails occur when the side of the nail grows in towards the skin next to the toe or curls in towards the nail bed, rather than up. If you have an ingrown toenail, you’ll often know it because of the distinct pain in the side of the toe where the toenail is growing in. Proper treatment of an ingrown toenail is important, as leaving it to grow the way that it is can not only be painful, it can be the cause for a number of other issues such as a change in your gait or a hindrance from activities.…

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