Reflexology: How This Touch Therapy Helps Foot and Ankle Pain?
Reflexology is one of the ancient forms of healing diseases by using touch therapy. It is a technique of using different fingers to specific pressure points on the feet. According to reflexology professionals there are about 12 specific points on the feet where the pressure can be applied to relieve different ailments. Although this therapy works naturally and helps get the relief, it is …
Foot Arch Pain And How To Manage It?
There are 26 bones in the foot. In that there are two arches. Along the length of the foot called Longitudinal arch and along the width of the foot called Transverse arch. The bones connected to each other through ligaments, muscles and plantar fascia. There are also fat pads in the foot to help with weight bearing & absorbing impact. …
How Ankle Pump Exercises Helps?
Are you experiencing ankle pumps post surgery impacts? Well, there are many ankle pumps exercises that reduce swelling in the lower leg and knee. Blood cots that probably develop in the lower legs after surgery can be avoided by doing effective ankle pump exercises. Good circulation is necessary to freely turn the knee and legs. Muscles in arms and legs …
7 Reasons Why Wearing High Heels Can Be Risky For Your Health
For many years the fashion of high heels has dominated. Women loves to wear high heels, especially the working women will have wide range of heels tucked neatly in her wardrobe suiting for every occasion. It makes them look good and confident when wearing high heels. Also, it gives a confident impression when worn elegantly during working hours. However, there …
7 Useful Tips On How To Avoid Injuring Your Achilles Heel
Injuring your Achilles heel is quite common. Studies show that about 1 in 5,000 people in the US injure their Achilles at any given time. This is commonly between the ages of 30 and 50. In the unfortunate event you do injure your Achilles heel, get professional help as soon as possible. Treatment early during injury will help you recover …
What Is Sesamoiditis and How To Get The Best Treatment?
People often witness pain under their big toe’s joint – it can be due to a medical condition called Sesamoiditis. Sesamoid are the 2 small oval seed shaped bones present in the foot and its purpose is to absorb the excess weight to protect the tendon that runs on the underside of the toe. These Sesamoid foot bone elevate the toe …
Importance Of Taping An Ankle For Athletes And How To Do It?
According to National Athletic Trainer’s Association most of the ankle injuries happen to the students who are engaged in different sports like basketball, soccer and volleyball. It is therefore essential to take necessary measures to protect the ankle from getting possible injuries. Although all these students perform preventive ankle strengthening exercises, taping an ankle can be more than beneficial and …
How Does Ankle Ice Pack Help In Treating Sprained Ankle?
Sprained ankle is a common injury and most of us get our ankle sprained at least once in a life time. Whether you are climbing your stairs, or you just put your foot on the wet floor or got your ankle sprained while playing a sport; there can be numerous reasons behind! In certain cases, sprain in the ankle can …
Gout in Ankle: Symptoms and Home Remedies
Arthritis is a basically a joint disorder which causes inflammation in one or more joints of the body. As such there are more than 100 types of arthritis. But the most common ones can be classified as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylosis, gout etc. What Is Gout? In medical terms, gout is a complex form of inflammatory arthritis condition which …