Pro 11 Wellbeing Orthotic Insoles Review

It is estimated that roughly 4-7% of people at any given time are experiencing the pains associated with plantar fasciitis. Uncomfortable, debilitating, and limiting, plantar fasciitis is one of many different problems that occur to our feet and ankles. What helps to provide support and relief for all of these conditions are well made orthotic insoles. Helping you find a pair of orthotic insoles that you can trust to remove the pain, we review the Pro 11 Wellbeing Orthotic Insoles to see whether or not they are worth your time, money, and consideration. Let’s begin! Pro11 Wellbeing Background The designers of the Orthotic Insoles are the … [Read more...]

9 Top Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Good foot care is obviously important since your feet carry you where you want to go. But if you’re diabetic then diabetic foot care is especially important, you need to be particularly careful to ensure your feet keep you going. Not only does diabetes affect your body’s ability to process glucose, but it can diminish blood flow to your feet. If you have whats known as peripheral neuropathy, you may not even be aware of blisters or sores that can quickly become infected. By making sure you have a good diabetic foot care routine, taking some simple, but important, steps you can insure that your feet will carry you for years to come. Top … [Read more...]

Effective Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

If you’ve ever taken that first step out of bed and felt a stabbing pain that runs along the bottom of your foot, then you'll know what plantar fasciitis feels like. As you begin to move your foot, the pain decreases, but certain activities or just daily fatigue can turn on the pain switch again. We take a look at the most effective options for effective plantar faciitis treatment. Plantar fasciitis is the one of the leading causes of heel pain*. The pain stems from inflammation of the plantar fascia, or the dense band of connective tissue, that connects your calcaneus, or heel bone, to the bones of your toes. When this band … [Read more...]

Treatment Options For Fungal Nail Infections

If your toenails have white or yellow spots or your toenail has become discolored, you may be suffering from onychomycosis, or nail fungus. Nail fungus is usually found on toenails, but can be found on fingernails as well. If left untreated, nail fungus can cause your toenails to get thick and crumble at the edge. Most cases of nail fungus are not troublesome and you can do self-care to ensure the problem doesn’t worsen. However, if the toes are painful you may want to seek the advice of a podiatrist or your family physician. There are treatments available. Unfortunately, nail fungus is often a battle that’s continually fought since … [Read more...]

Options For Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Ingrown toenails are a relatively common foot condition and affect most people at one time or another. They occur when the corner of the toenail, generally on the big toe, grows into the fleshy part of the toe. This results in pain, swelling, redness and, on rare occasions, an infection*. This can become a very painful condition and seeking ingrown toenail treatment quickly is a priority. While they are painful, they tend to be more of a nuisance. However, ignoring the problem won’t make it go away. There are several treatments you can do yourself that are just as effective as seeing a physician without investing the time or money for an … [Read more...]