Number of page: 154
Publisher: SKI Publishing
Have you ever come home from a long day at work with sore, tired feet
Have you ever had a sore heel develop after running, walking or playing basketball
Christine Dobrowolski helps these foot problems and more in her new book, Those Aching Feet. Those Aching Feet is a simple guide for the layperson covering a range of foot problems from heel pain to ingrown nails, from diabetic foot conditions to sports related foot problems. Those Aching Feet includes likely causes and possible remedies for a variety of foot problems in an easy to read format. The writing is clear and concise, with a no non-sense approach to describing medical terms, basic anatomy and complicated procedures. The many drawings, diagrams and X-rays assist the reader in understanding the foot problems described and the treatments recommended. This book is a must-have for the athlete with foot problems. The author understands the problems athletes confront because she is a runner, tennis player, hiker, mountain biker, rock climber, surfer and skier. The section for athletes reviews causes and treatments for the most common foot and ankle conditions like heel pain, tendonitis and ankle sprains, but also reviews simple solutions for avoiding blisters and black toenails. There are even great pointers for picking out a good shoe. The book is not limited to sports related foot problems. The author provides straight-forward advice and the corrective steps needed for all types of foot problems in children, seniors and diabetics. The foot conditions covered include foot fungus, ingrown nails, plantar fasciitis, warts, bunions, neuromas and hammertoes. Preventative steps are given to those who want to avoid future foot problems and diabetics will be thankful for the easy to follow guidelines outlined for prevention of diabetic foot complications.