Author Archive | Dr. John S. Jachimiak

Sore Foot

Foot Pain

                  Is your foot pain stopping you from reaching your fitness goal?  Do you want to run a full or a half marathon but can’t because your feet hurt before, during, and/or after your run?  Is there a triathlon that you would like to compete in but […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms and Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis is a disorder that results in pain in the heel and bottom of the foot.  This is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch. Repeated strain can cause tiny tears in this ligament. These can lead to pain and swelling. Common causes of this disorder are: Your feet roll inward too much […]

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Bunion Symptoms and Treatment

The symptoms of bunions include irritated skin around the bunion area, pain when walking, joint redness/pain, and possible shift of the big toe toward the other toes. Having bunions can also make it more difficult to find shoes that fit properly.  It may force a person to have to buy a larger size shoe to […]

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Choosing the Right Shoes for Kids in Sports

Choosing the right shoes for kids is important. Because a child’s feet are constantly growing, allow at least one finger’s width from the end of the longest toe when buying shoes. Remember, proper fit is very important and having them too big can also lead to problems. In the shoe store, children should put on […]

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