So far, reports are showing that over 1 million people have contracted the swine flu disease globally. So, indeed it’s not a virus to shrug off. I guess right now, we’ll all just have to do the basics of keeping ourselves protected while hoping and praying that we can battle this thing while the pharmaceutical companies work diligently to get us the vaccines we need. Nevertheless, just as you have a degree of choice when it comes to choosing a uniform, you also have some choice when it comes to deciding on protective equipment. Use this freedom of choice, and you’ll find yourself enjoying your training a whole lot more.
Plantar warts are another common painful condition. They grow on the plantar or bottom part of the foot. They are found in areas where the most pressure is applied such as the heel and ball of the foot. Although plantar warts will go away in their own time they should be treated with an over the counter remedy to lessen the painful symptoms they bring with them. Plantar warts cause pain with walking They will also spread to others area with the same type of skin. They are common issues in those with feet pain.
Knee pain can result from a number of causes. Overuse, tendon and ligament tears, and tendinitis are several common problems. Some muscle pain can also manifest as knee pain. Running with knee pain can be painful, and you should check with a doctor before running if you have already been diagnosed with a knee injury or disorder. Depending on the type of knee pain you are experiencing, running uphill may be therapeutic and help rehabilitate your knee. Because chronic pain is the biggest mystery and cause of so much grief to so many people, the next section will specifically address the question of just what makes pain chronic.
Hammertoes and other related toe contractures are conditions caused by abnormal forces acting on the muscles that control the position of the toes. Seen in people with both flat feet and high arches, the stress placed on the leg muscles by the abnormal arch position causes a change in the position of of the toes over time. This toe position is ultimately inherited since one’s arch position is inherited, and represents an imbalance between muscles that pull the toes up and muscles that pull the toes down. This can occur at either (or both) of the joints of the toe.
One pressure point is between and to the front of the space between your big toe and the second toe Firm pressure with one or two fingers at the onset of cramp will stop it instantly. The other pressure point is the Septum? Which is the lower bone between the nostrils? Firm pressure on this point with the inside of the forefinger at the first sign of lower leg cramp will stop it dead. This last one sounds silly I know but please try it as it nearly always works. Don’t trim or pick at the skin around your nails This may give germs access to your skin and nails.