Craig Payne

can vitamin d cause foot pain

Can vitamin D deficiency cause foot pain?

No, not directly, but it may indirectly. A deficiency of vitamin D is not a direct cause of foot pain, but there are a large number of different conditions that do cause foot pain that a deficiency in vitamin D increases the risk for. This can range...

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sleep and foot pain

Is sleep important if you have foot pain?

Yes, it is. Getting adequate and appropriate sleep is ideal at the best of times and even more important of you have any health issues. Sleep issues are a risk factor for many, if not most medial and health conditions and what goes wrong with the...

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how long does servers last

How long does Severs disease last?

Sever’s disease (calcaneal apophysitis) is a common problem with the heel bone in children and will typically last anywhere from weeks to months or longer. There is no predictable pattern or time frame. If activity levels are reduced to a very...

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How to treat severs disease

How to treat Severs disease?

Severs disease (calcaneal apophysitis) is a common problem in growing children with the growth plate at the back of the heel bone. The classic symptoms are pain on activity and pain on squeezing the sides of the heel bone. The problem is self...

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what is severs disease

What is Severs disease?

Sever’s Disease is the non-medial term for what is should be known as calcaneal apophysitis. It is a disorder of the growth plate (apophysis) at the back of the heel bone (calcaneus). This growth plate merges with the rest of the heel bone by...

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how long do running shoes last

How long do running shoes last?

They never seem to last long enough. There is no set distance or time that good running shoes should last and there is no good evidence on how long they should last. Every runner is going to be different in how their shoes wear on them and the...

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how does reflexology work

How does foot reflexology work?

It doesn’t. Reflexology is made up pseudoscience that can not and will not work. It is junk. The theory behind reflexology is that different organ systems in the body are reflected to the feet, so that can be used to help diagnose systemic...

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what is the richie brace prescribed for

What is the Richie brace prescribed for?

The Richie Brace consists of a very aggressive and very supportive custom made foot orthotic with a medial and lateral leg brace. It is used in conditions that may be heading towards surgery and a standard foot orthotic is not working as well as it...

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How useful is the PediRoller?

The PediRoller is the brand name of a popular “massage” devices that is place on the ground or hard surface and the foot is moved back and forwards over it to give the bottom of the foot a massage. this is similar to the foam roller type...

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