Foot Health

Foot Health

How to Survive a Foot Sprain

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Dr. Youner, what is the best way to treat a sprained ankle? Dr. Johanna Youner: Rest, ice, compression,…

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Say No to Steroids with Chinese Medicine for Plantar Fasciitis

The foot condition called plantar fasciitis is a big pain in the…heel. If you have this, you know it with…

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3 Stretches to Ease Plantar Fasciitis

Your feet have good reason to get sore, especially if you hit the pavement all day in not-so-supportive shoes. If…

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Remedies for Edema: Swollen Feet, Swollen Ankles, Swollen Hands and the Rest of You

If you are someone who puffs up with water retention in the warm weather, the prospect of cooler days might…

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Garden Cure for Achy Feet

Were you on your feet all day and now your dogs are barking? Or maybe there's some weird ache around…

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Homemade Scrub for Rough Heels

Poor feet! They take a daily beating and rarely get the attention they deserve. Because they often are hidden from…

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How to Treat Swollen Feet

Are your feet swollen? Your ankles puffy? When it's normal…when it's not…and what to do about it... What happens: Your…

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Why Do My Feet Hurt?

Bottom Line Personal had a Facebook chat with Dr. Johanna S. Youner, a nationally-known Park Avenue podiatrist and foot surgeon.…

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Tea for Smelly Feet

Does your family ask you to leave your shoes on when you come home from work? Did you spend all…

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Laser: A Better Solution for Icky Toenail Fungus

Are you dreading sandal weather because one or more of your toenails has turned ugly? If the nail is misshapen,…

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Flip-Flops in a Public Shower—Helpful or All Hype?

Is it really true that you can pick up diseases simply from having the bottoms of your bare feet come…

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How to Wear Heels — Without Hurting Your Feet

High heels have glamour -- but it comes at a steep price. Such footwear is a primary reason why women…

Why Cheese Is Surprisingly Good for Your Heart

You dutifully eat your fat-free yogurts, unbuttered veggies and other virtuously low-fat (and low-flavor) fare. After all, you want to…

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Sprained Toe: Common Problem, Simple Solution

You may have heard about Derrick Rose, the Chicago Bulls All-Star guard who missed three straight games because of pain…

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Guide to Pain-Free Feet

When your feet hurt, it puts a damper on more than just locomotion. That’s because the well-being of your feet…