Achilles tendon injuries are known to be caused by intense activities, but not many know that antibiotics are also a cause for concern. In fact, the FDA has warned that a certain class of antibiotics, fluoroquinolones, could cause problems with the Achilles tendon and can be a problem for runners.
Proper foot care at an elder age is very important to sustaining proper foot and ankle health.
WellWave therapy is a form of treatment used for chronic pain in all parts of the body, including the feet, to relieve pain in muscles, tendons and joints without surgery.
It's possible to get skin cancer on your feet - just like the rest of your body. Even the soles of your feet are vulnerable to dangerous skin cancers.
Flip flops benefit from regular cleanings. While they may never look brand new again, you'll be more comfortable wearing them and knowing that they are clean and ready for your next trip to the pool.
Heel cracks, also called heel fissures, not only look unappealing but can also be painful as the cracks deepen.
It's a fact - running has many health benefits that you won't find in a pill bottle. But healthy, strong feet are essential to running success.
To prevent injury and stay fit for biking, Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute urges you to take particularly good care of your feet.
Whether walking, hiking, running, biking or shopping, you need your feet to be in tip-top condition so you don't become laid up with pain.
When the tendons are inflamed or irritated they can be chronically painful, swollen and stiff. This condition is called tendinitis.