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Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but potentially fatal bacterial skin infection that quickly spreads to deeper tissues and can cause their death. Severe pain, skin discoloration, blisters, fever, and vomiting are signs to watch out for. This condition is a medical emergency that is treated with antibiotics and may require surgery.
It’s a busy, busy life, and that means you’re likely to spend most of your time on your feet. But pounding the pavement can...
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Walking and running though considered as the safest forms of physical activity, can cause some injuries. Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, shin splints, runner's knee, muscle pull, stress fracture, ITB syndrome, and lower back pain are some of them. When untreated, these can lead to further complications.
If your heel is hurting because of plantar fasciitis, a condition where the band of tissue at the bottom of your foot is inflamed, the good news is that simple things like wearing supportive shoes, a few foot exercises, and some good old-fashioned rest and ice can take care of it. You could also try acupuncture, osteopathy, or ayurvedic medicines to reduce inflammation and pain.
Sit with legs outstretched in front and toes pointing to the ceiling, point your toes away and back 15 times. Now lean forward and grip your toes or ankles. Slowly shift to a butterfly stretch and follow it with the Thunderbolt pose followed by a Mountain pose. This sequence improves blood circulation and strengthens muscles around the heel.