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Common Foot Problems in Children: What to Do and When to Worry

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on November 1, 2017

Does your child complain that they're feet hurt? Because feet grow fast during childhood, kids sometimes suffer from growing pains, the most common childhood foot problem. There are other childhood foot problems that are fairly common, but some are serious and should be addressed by your podiatrist as soon as possible. If you have questions or concerns about unusual foot pain your child is experiencing, seek help from a New Hampshire podiatrist for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.

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Topics: Foot Problems, Children

How to Treat Overpronation That Causes Foot Pain While Running

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on October 29, 2017

When you run, you put between four and seven times your body weight of pressure on your feet, knees, hips, and back. If you have an imbalanced running gait, either over- or under-pronating, that pressure can lead to damage to your feet and ankles. This foot pain while running can lead to compensation elsewhere in your body, leading to pain and misalignment elsewhere.

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Topics: Foot Problems, General Foot Pain, Running

Does Your Child Suffer from Flat Feet That Results in Foot Pain?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on October 27, 2017

A child's foot is normally round and chubby looking at birth. As soon as they reach the age where they start to move, their feet begin to change shape. While their feet are still somewhat flat, they are becoming more defined and their arch begins to form. The more they walk and stretch their feet, the faster the arch tends to disappear. For some children, however, the flatness along the bottom of their feet doesn't change and can eventually start to affect their gait and cause foot pain. 

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Topics: Foot Problems, General Foot Pain, Children

What Foot Problems May Reveal About How Well You Take Care of Yourself

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on October 12, 2017

Your feet are the foundation of your body and take you wherever you want to go. If you’ve ever had foot problems that caused you to experience chronic foot pain, then you know just how much this can negatively affect your life. Did you know that your feet are also an indicator for how healthy you are? Not only can they show signs of early diseases like diabetes, kidney disease or poor circulation, but they can also show how well you take care of yourself. Learn more in the article excerpt below.

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Topics: Foot Problems

Foot Care Tips: How Do You Know if You Have Misaligned Feet?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on September 26, 2017

Misaligned feet are a common problem among many Americans. Many people don't even know their feet are not aligned properly and that the imbalance may be affecting their knees, hips and lower back. The foot care tips below can help you recognize the problem.

Athletes especially can have misaligned feet if they do not train properly or allow themselves sufficient time to recover after they receive an injury. The resulting pain and discomfort can cause you to become inactive and may lead to weight gain.

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Topics: Foot Problems, HyProCure Treatment

What You Need to Know About Foot Pain Caused by Arthritis

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on September 21, 2017

As we get older, our feet begin to show signs of wear and tear like foot pain. They bear all our weight, and then some, throughout our lives. One of the common causes of foot pain, especially in patients over the age of 60, is arthritis.  You might associate arthritis with your knees, hips or even hands, but it is also a common condition that afflicts the feet.

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Topics: Foot Problems, General Foot Pain

I Frequently Have Swollen Feet Causing Foot Pain: Should I Be Worried?

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on September 7, 2017

Are your puffy feet causing you foot pain? Swelling feet or ankles are fairly common, especially among older people and pregnant women. They are typically due to benign conditions. You may be able to get relief from various home-care actions, but if you are unable to reduce the swelling yourself, your feet are painful, the swelling lasts for more than a few days, or you have an underlying medical condition, you should see your New Hampshire podiatrist. 

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Topics: Foot Problems, General Foot Pain

Questions You're Embarrassed to Ask About Foot Problems

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on September 1, 2017

Taking care of your feet should be a top priority, but sometimes we get embarrassed because of how our feet look or if they begin to have a strong odor. Don't be embarrassed! Everyone has issues from time to time. If you don't correct them as soon as they appear, they can become major problems in the long run. Put aside your embarrassment and schedule an appointment with a New Hampshire podiatrist at Nagy Footcare to uncover the cause of your foot problems. A few of the most commonly asked questions include:

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Topics: Foot Problems

Avoid Foot Problems with These Back to School Shoe Shopping Tips

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on August 18, 2017

Caring for your child's feet is extremely important. Their feet will carry them through the halls, recess, play time, and gym class. You want to make sure they have the right shoes for their feet. Comfort and support are of the utmost importance to avoid foot problems. The following tips will help you make the right choices when it comes to making sure your children have the best shoes possible for the upcoming school year.

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Topics: Foot Problems, General Foot Care

How to Overcome Your Achilles Tendon Pain From Running

Posted by Dr. Brian Nagy on August 13, 2017

Do you suffer Achilles tendon pain from running? Achilles tendonitis is one of the most common foot problems experienced by runners.

Over training characterized by excessive or sudden increase in repetitive movement can lead to Achilles tendon pain.

Fortunately, it can be treated by a New Hampshire podiatrist, so seek a proper diagnosis immediately if you have pain near your Achilles tendon. 

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Topics: Foot Problems, Running

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