Monthly Archives: June 2019

Do you get calf muscle cramps?

Muscle cramps and spasms happen to most people and can be caused by prolonged activity, over-exertion, dehydration, low blood sugar, nerve disorders, pregnancy and other factors. Cramps usually occur at rest, often at night and can vary in length and intensity. Can muscle cramps be prevented? And what is the best way to treat them? […]

Children’s Foot Health

With children, their bones don’t fuse together until puberty. There are some foot and leg conditions that may then present with pain or kids not keeping up with their friends. Gait analysis, correct shoe fittings and ongoing monitoring are some of the ways that podiatric care can positively change the lives of kids. It’s a […]

Chronic health conditions: When walking makes your feet hurt

With age — and occasionally without it — a number of conditions can result in leg pain after walking and make walking difficult. Some are very familiar, such as arthritis that makes knees and hips creaky; others, such as peripheral artery disease, aren’t. This article looks at four non-arthritic conditions that cause leg pain and […]