Foot Care

Put some pride in your stride with our foot care tips and advice for the best shoes for flat feet and more.

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Ingrown Toenails—Here’s How to Manage and Prevent Them

Spare yourself the agony of an ingrown toenail with these prevention tips. And if you're already in pain, try these expert-approved home remedies.

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4 Types of Toenail Fungus and How to Treat Them

Those yellowish and thickened toenails could mean you have an infection with a toenail fungus. Here are the...

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What to Know About Heel Spur Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Heel spurs often happen along with plantar fasciitis and may be the reason for your heel pain.

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The 5 Types of Bunions: What Podiatrists Need You to Know

That big bump on the side of your foot? It's a bunion—a common foot problem that can be painful....

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7 Best Shoes for People With Heel Spurs

If you suffer from heel spurs, a bony growth between your heel and arch, try these podiatrist-recommended shoes to help...

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5 Bunion Exercises You Can Do for Pain Relief

When your great toe is causing you great bunion-related pain, try these expert-approved bunion exercises that may help reduce...

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8 Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

Don't let foot pain sideline you: These shoes for plantar fasciitis range from sneakers to sandals—and they all meet...

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Do Bunion Correctors Work?

These gadgets are designed to realign the big toe joint. But do bunion correctors work? Podiatrists weigh in on whether...

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Your Complete Guide to Bunions, Including How to Prevent and Treat Them

Learning to manage painful bunions could keep you off the operating table. Here's a complete guide to bunion causes,...

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9 Best Shoes for Heel Pain, According to Podiatrists

A supportive pair of shoes with arch support, cushioning, and stability can make a big difference when it comes to...

10 Reasons Why You Might Have Toe Pain

Toe pain can result from an injury, an underlying disease, or an ill-fitting pair of shoes. Here are some common...

14 Best Workout Shoes for Men—for Every Type of Workout

Experts say workout-specific shoes aren't a waste of money. Here's what podiatrists and trainers recommend looking for when you shop.

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14 Best Workout Shoes for Women—for Every Type of Workout

Learn the best workout shoes for women, based on your activity of choice. Podiatrists and fitness experts vetted these...

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6 Bunion Pain Relief Tips from Podiatrists

Many people can relieve bunion pain with at-home remedies. Learn what causes a bunion, symptoms to look for, and...

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10 Best Shoes for Bunions, According to Podiatrists

Your footwear choices can make a huge difference in bunion pain. Here's what doctors recommend looking for in a...

Here’s Why You Might Have Pain in the Ball of Your Foot

You may not think too much about your feet—until every step hurts. Here are common causes of ball of foot...

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Stubbed Toe? Here’s Why It Hurts So Much—and What to Do Next

Going barefoot or wearing open-toed shoes can lead to a stubbed toe. Whatever the cause, here's how to know if...

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?

When your feet hurt, every step becomes agony. Figure out what's causing your top of foot pain—whether it's an...

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The 9 Best Winter Boots For Your Feet, According to Podiatrists

Boot season can take a toll on your feet. Keep them warm and comfortable no matter the terrain with these...

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28 Things Your Podiatrist Won’t Tell You

Here's what your foot doctor wants you to know about smelly feet, avoiding foot pain, preventing infections and ingrown...

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10 Best Flip-Flops with Arch Support, According to Podiatrists

Yes, you can wear flip-flops—as long as you follow foot doctors' advice. These options with arch support can even...

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10 Best Summer Shoes for Flat Feet, According to Podiatrists

Provide your feet with both comfort and support with these podiatrist-recommended summer shoes for flat feet on Zappos.

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9 Best Summer Shoes that Aren’t Flip-Flops, According to Podiatrists

Let your feet breathe sans the possible foot problems from wearing flip-flops with these best summer shoes, according...

10 Best Slip-On Sneakers for Women, According to Podiatrists

Foot doctors share their recommendations for the best slip-on sneakers for women. Comfy, convenient, cute, and good for...

11 Reasons Why You Should Never Wear Flip-Flops

A podiatrist reveals the reasons why you should avoid wearing flip-flops this summer, such as a greater risk of developing...

11 Best Golf Shoes, According to Podiatrists

We asked podiatrists to share why these pairs of golf shoes are best for the links—and your body!

11 Home Remedies for Stinky Feet that Are Surprisingly Effective

Struggling with stinky feet? These simple natural remedies can help kick foot odor to the curb.

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Is Walking Barefoot Bad For Your Feet?

Here are the benefits and risks of walking barefoot—including infections and foot problems—according to an orthopedic surgeon.