Category Archives: Pregnancy and foot pain

Women’s Foot Pain & What To Do About It

podiatrist-los-angelesWomen are usually more likely to have foot problems than men.

This can happen because of physical differences in the structure of the foot, muscles and ligaments, shape and length of the arch, width of the forefoot, size of toes and hormones.

To find out what you can do to keep your feet healthy, keep reading!

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How Women Can Avoid Foot Pain

california-foot-doctors-los-sangelesWomen are usually more likely to experience foot problems than men.

This is often due to improper shoes, structural differences of the foot,  and hormones that allow muscles in the feet to relax and expand.

This means women are more susceptible to ankle sprains, bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendon pain.

What can women do to avoid foot pain? keep reading!

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What Causes Swollen Ankles And Feet?

los-angeles-podiatristMost people experience swollen feet and ankles in their lives. Most of the time, this condition is not serious and will resolve it quickly, but sometimes it can be a sign of a health problem that requires medical attention.

To find out what causes swollen feet and ankles, and what to do about it, keep reading!

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How to Treat Swollen Feet

Swelling of the feet and ankles usually happens because of a fluid buildup within the tissues and muscles.

Foot swelling usually goes away after you rest and elevate your feet. But when swelling in the feet gets worse, it can cause stiffness, scarred tissue, skin ulcerations, difficulty in walking, risk of infection, and decrease in blood circulation.

What should you do? Keep reading!

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Why is Your Foot or Ankle Swelling?

Swelling in the feet and/or ankles can have a variety of causes.

Sometimes the cause of swelling may be an infection, injury or something that needs immediate attention by a foot and ankle doctor .

To find out why your foot/and or ankle might be swelling, keep reading!

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What Types of Shoes Should Pregnant Women Wear?

Some women may feel under pressure to wear high heels while they are pregnant,  but these ladies are risking injuries and strains to their feet, ankles and ligaments.

Pregnant women often wear flip flops, ballet pumps and Ugg boots, which don’t work because they offer little support.

What types of shoes should pregnant women wear? Keep reading!

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Kim Kardashian’s Swollen Feet Crushed in High Heels

Kim Kardashian’s feet were recently so swollen that she barely managed to squeeze them into her high-heels.

Her puffy ankles appeared to be severely pinched into her perspex stilettos.

The pregnant star’s feet bulged over the clear strap across the span, leaving a painful-looking bulge between the arches and her ankles.

The ankle strap on the high heels was also cutting into Kim’s flesh.

Is there anything  pregnant moms-to-be can do about swollen ankles?  Keep reading!

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What to Do With Swollen Ankles and Feet During Pregnancy

Swollen ankles and feet are called “edema,” which is when excess fluid collects in your tissue.

It’s normal to have a certain amount of swelling during pregnancy because you’re retaining more water. Changes in your blood chemistry also cause some fluid to shift into your tissue.

What should you do when you experience swollen ankles and feet during pregnancy?  Keep reading!

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