At the bottom of the foot, the medial and lateral plantar nerves give rise to the digital nerves. The neuroma is an enlargement
Next time you have a minor problem with your feet, take note. Your feet may not be killing you, but they could be alerting you to a more serious problem.
How to wear high heels after 50 and feel fabulous ... even with foot problems. If I invited you into my closet to view my gigantic collection of fabulous and fashionable shoes you would never think my shoe collection belonged to a grandmother with foot problems.
When it comes to my feet, I like to make sure that they are always in tip-top shape.
Warm-weather footwear is comfy and easy, but it can lead to serious foot problems. We take a closer look. By Corrie Pikul
3. You're a woman and love high heels. Wearing heels for special occasions won't do much harm, says Dr. Andrew Gerken, foot
I have tried acupuncture, over the counter orthotics to support my arch, and heel wedges from CVS to create lift in my sneaker. I have tried to increase blood flow to my heel to ease the constant ache -- massaging my foot shamelessly on airplanes and in restaurants.
I'm having a rough time accepting that I'll never again be able to wear those beautiful sleek stilettos that I enjoyed when I was young -- stilettos that my father accurately predicted would ruin my feet and aid in cultivating bunions and hammer toes.
I see many high heel-created foot problems that go on to surgery. Bunionplasty from high heels are common. I can tell you that getting your feet strong is the first step at putting off or preventing a high heel foot makeover.
By the end of the day, the muscles in the foot are screaming and burning. Finding supportive summer footwear or arch products that can be placed in these types of shoes will greatly reduce some of these common foot problems.