6 causes of nocturnal foot cramps
A foot cramp occurs when one or more muscles or muscle fibers involuntarily contracts. Like other types of muscle cramp, foot cramps at night can cause mild-to-severe pain and interfere with a person’s quality of sleep.
Research opens new avenues to reduce foot, toe amputations
Emerging research may help doctors devise better ways to prevent some of the tens of thousands of amputations unrelated to traumatic injury that occur in the U.S. each year.
First glimpse of body`s `steering wheel` joint sparks hope
For the first time, scientists have found a way to reveal the mechanics of the human body's 'steering wheel' the subtalar joint.
Shoes Getting Tight? Why Your Feet Change Size Over Time
While your feet are amazing, complicated pieces of machinery, the literal pounding and squeezing they take over the years will change how they look and perform. And the natural changes that come with aging will impact things, too.
5 Things You Should Know About Hammertoe and Other Painful Toe Deformities
Does one of your toes appear to bend in an awkward way, or curl under painfully? If so, you may have a hammertoe.