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Foot Problems

Foot problems cover a wide range of conditions that can cause pain and discomfort in the patient’s feet. Among these are, bunions, heel pain, Morton’s neuroma, calluses, hammertoes, plantar warts, corns, fallen arches, gout, heel spurs, athlete’s foot, ingrown toenails, frostbite, gangrene, and damage to the ligaments, tissue, joint or bone. The available treatments are manifold and will be dependent on the particular condition.The various treatments may include different medications, rest, wearing correct shoes, supportive shoes and insoles. Alternative treatments include prolotherapy, massage, reflexology, herbal therapies, and Homoeopathy. One disease that frequently causes foot problems is diabetes, for which reason medicine that regulates insulin in this case may be applied as treatment.

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