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Understanding & Managing Common Winter Feet Problems

Posted on January 29th, 2024 by mfamanage

Snowy sidewalks and cold temperatures are nothing new to Chicago residents. However, being used to harsh weather doesn’t mean it’s easy to avoid the physical discomforts that pop up during the winter season. For example, winter feet problems can show up unexpectedly and impact your daily life and mobility. From the discomfort of cracked heels […]

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Can Dehydration Cause Foot Pain? | Winter Foot Health

Posted on December 11th, 2023 by mfamanage

During the hustle and bustle of the winter season, it’s easy to forget something crucial: staying hydrated. Especially in Chicago, a city known for its cold and dry winter weather, hydration is key. But did you know that not drinking enough water can lead to more than just dry skin or feeling thirsty? Surprisingly, dehydration […]

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Why Does My Toenail Smell?

Posted on November 6th, 2023 by mfamanage

A lot of people struggle with smelly feet, but you might be surprised to learn that toenails can smell bad, too. Encased in shoes, they are often trapped in a dark, moist environment that can promote bacterial and fungal growth. Toenails are quite susceptible to infections and injuries. However, differentiating between toenail infections, bacterial growth, […]

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How to Relieve Foot Cramps With Stretches

Posted on October 20th, 2023 by mfamanage

Alleviating Foot Cramps Through Effective Stretching Foot cramps can often hinder daily activities and may occur due to poorly fitted footwear, especially during strenuous physical activity. Incorporating consistent foot stretching exercises into your daily routine can help alleviate foot cramps. Some effective stretches for foot cramps include: Towel Toe Curl: While seated, place your toes […]

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Does Athlete’s Foot Cause Numbness? When to Visit the Doctor

Posted on September 25th, 2023 by Chuck Mitchell

What Is Athlete’s Foot? Athlete’s foot is a fungus that manifests as a red, itchy rash on the feet. Athlete’s foot often looks scaly in appearance. It can cause burning symptoms, as well as foot ulcers or sores in severe cases. Athlete’s foot is usually easy to treat with over the counter creams, powders, and […]

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