New Year's Resolution 2017: Staying or Getting in Shape?
All of us have New Year's Resolution , to stay healthy, maybe loose some weight, or have our diabetes better under control. In order to be successful, we need good Foot and Ankle health before we start.
* adequate stretching
*proper shoe gear
*good arch support
If you finally started and experience any of these symptoms, don't ignore pain , seek medical help.
* ankle sprain: needs to be properly treated and needs adequate rehab.
*stress fracture: may feel like a sprain initially , but if it continues to swell and stay painful, ask your doctor.
*tendinitis: if you have pain ,fatigue and swelling along the tendonds , consult your doctor.
* heel pain: mostly due to overuse and improper shoes. If icing and stretching does not help , seek for medical help before it becomes chronic.
*ingrown nails: red swollen nail that are painful in closed shoes can prevent you from walking.