Nat­u­ral Ways to Ease Pain

A nasty bunion, an in­fected toe­nail, or an ouch from those flat­ter­ing but pain­ful high heels—any of these can stop you in your tracks.This ge­nius ad­vice from top docs will leave you walk­ing on air.

Prevention (USA) - - CONTENTS - BY LISA MULC­AHY

most of us rarely think about those hard­work­ing rock star ap­pendages that en­able us to hit our 10,000 daily steps. “You don’t re­al­ize how im­por­tant your feet are un­til you can’t walk—and los­ing the abil­ity to be mo­bile is life-chang­ing,” says Carl Kihm, D.P.M., a fel­low mem­ber of the Amer­i­can

Col­lege of Foot and An­kle Sur­geons prac­tic­ing in Louisville, KY. But re­search shows that about 25% of peo­ple age 45 and older suf­fer from fre­quent foot pain. And with more than 150 bones, joints, ten­dons, mus­cles, and lig­a­ments in each foot, there’s a lot that can go wrong! This guide will help you pre­vent or man­age some of the most com­mon foot is­sues.

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