Harvard Health Letter

Quick fixes for your aching feet

Colder weather often brings foot problems to light because people again wear closed shoes instead of sandals. Common problems include fallen arches, pain in the back of the heel known as Achilles tendinitis, pinched nerves in the foot, ingrown toenails, and pain underneath the heel known as plantar fasciitis. When these conditions occur, it is best to get to a doctor as soon as possible, to keep it from getting worse. In many cases, there are quick fixes for each problem.
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