An article in the New York Daily News features a question posed by a 36-year-old runner who is concerned with his stiff knee, which he developed as a result of practicing his sport for years.
Not all models strut the runway as head-to-toe examples of physical perfection. Some ladies make a good living by showing off one particularly attractive body part, such as the feet or hands.
Piloxing is a new exercise trend that blends high-energy boxing with muscle-toning Pilates. Developed by former Swedish bodybuilder Viveca Jensen, the exercise is geared toward women who want to tone their bodies while having fun.
There are few things more relaxing than taking a leisurely Sunday cruise on a bicycle, until rigid bike shoes begin putting stress on bunions. In order to alleviate this problem, BikeFit developed its Bunion Shoe Stretcher.
Professional basketball players put a lot of stress on their feet as a result of running and frequent sudden stops, motions which are known to induce bunions or hammer toe.
Waitresses, retail workers, bartenders and hairstylists are all at risk of developing bunions because of the extended periods of time they spend on their feet every day.
Individuals who spend a lot of time on their feet – whether because of their occupation or athletic activities – may begin to feel intense heel pain after some time.
Many people shell out $400 to $500 on custom orthotics, but a new study conducted at the University of Calgary suggests that inexpensive versions may be just as beneficial to people with fallen arches, also known as plantar fasciitis.