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Women's Foot Health

Women's foot health is very important. Women are more at risk for certain foot problems than men. This is due mainly to the shoes women wear.

How to Have Prettier Feet Now
Advice for quick, easy and effective at-home treatments for pretty feet

Common Causes of Foot and Ankle Swelling
An overview of common causes of swelling in the foot and ankle -- including arthritis, infection, tendonitis, pregnancy, circulation problems and trauma.

Coping with Dry, Cracked Feet
Dry skin on your feet can be simply a cosmetic problem, or it may associated with other medical conditions. Learn more about what causes dry skin and how you can improve the look and feel of your feet.

Frequently Asked Questions about Toenails
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about toenails, including issues related to infection, discoloration, and injury.

Common Problems with High Heels
When you absolutely must wear heels, why not choose a pair that maximizes comfort and reduces the chance of foot, back, and knee pain? With photo examples from the red carpet, read about some of the most common problems with high heels and learn how you can choose better styles of heels.

What is a Hammer Toe?
Information on hammer toes including causes, associated problems, and how they can be treated.

5 Products for Hammer Toes
A list of five products that are used for hammer toe symptom relief. Includes photos, descriptions, and links to where to buy.

How Aging Affects Your Feet
In addition to lifelong wear and tear, there are natural changes that occur with the aging process that can affect your feet and ankles. Topics include skin problems, bone and joint problems, toenail changes, and more.

Foot Massage & Reflexology Benefits
Many research studies have reported benefits from foot massage, reflexology and acupressure. Some of the studies have been done well and some not so well and some of the studies have only been done on a small number of people, so the results need to be looked at with caution.

Give a Foot Massage
Learning how to give a foot massage is not hard. Pounding the pavement day in and day out can take its toll on your feet. Whether you have been standing at a trade show, standing in a research lab or standing at the front of a classroom, your feet need a rest. Learn how to give a great foot massage.

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are something that most people will develop at sometime or another. They are the result of thickening of the top layer of skin, or stratum corneum, usually in response to repeated physical trauma. For many people, corns and calluses cause some degree of pain and discomfort. For some they are a cosmetic concern, especially...

Pregnancy & Foot Pain
With a baby on the way, there are a million things to think about. The last thing you want to worry about when you are pregnant is your feet, but pregnancy can lead to problems that affect your feet and legs. There are things you can do to help stop or lessen the problems. The causes, treatments and preventive tips for common foot problems during pregnancy are discussed.

5 Products for Bunions
A list of popular bunion products that can help alleviate pain and discomfort.

Heel Pain Caused by Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis; its causes, symptoms and treatment options are discussed.

Bunion Surgery
Learn more about how a bunion is surgically corrected, including an X-ray showing what a bunion looks like and information and images describing the usual steps in surgical bunion correction.

Bunions; their causes, symptoms and treatment options are discussed.

Neuromas; their causes, symptoms and treatment options are discussed.

Video on How to Soothe Swollen Feet During Pregnancy
A video on how to soothe swollen feet during pregnancy. The causes, symptoms and treatment options for swollen feet are discussed.

10 Tips for a Safe Salon Pedicure
10 tips for a safe salon pedicure are given.

Which Corn or Callus Removal Products Have You Used?
Reader responses on which corn and callus removal products or techniques they recommend.

Easy Home Pedicure
If you don't have time for a professional pedicure, or would like save money and do it yourself, here are a few easy steps for a basic home pedicure that you can do anytime your feet need a little attention.

Hammer Toes
Hammer toes; their causes, symptoms and treatment options are discussed.

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