How to handle Common Foot Problems

Laura Kegerreis, Franciscan St. Francis Sports Medicine, offers up helpful tips on how to handle common foot problems the developed from running. If you are training for the Mini Marathon chances are you’ve encountered most of these unpleasant foot issues.

Tips to keep your toes happy!

• File calluses down, avoid buildup of excess tissue this can lead to blisters

• Wear 2 pair of socks to cut down on friction between foot and shoe

• Keep a thumbs-width of space in the toe box

• Take care of your feet…….happy feet equal happy workouts provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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