I need a little advice please regarding my sons fallen arches. he is 10 years old, tall & lean. His joints have more play than average (as in they hyperextend a little) but he's strong, can walk, climb, sprint, jump..etc comfortably like any... (more)
So I am very interested in starting the Paleo diet as I've read such great things about it and my Dr. even told me that it would be the best diet for me to lose some weight. I really want to do well on it and I want to kick butt doing exercises... (more)
What the hell is this? Seeing a doctor about something else in a few days, so I'll probably ask about it then. ETA: It's totally painless and appeared a few weeks after cessation of a minor pain in the same area that lasted for about 9 months. (more)
how long has it been there? looks like blood. The pain for 9 months could have been a shard of something that slipped out and a little bit of blood came out before it scabbed
http://shell.newpaltz.edu/jsec/articles/volume4/issue4/HarrisonVol4Iss4.pdf My second toe is longer than my big toe on both feet. My ring fingers are also longer than my index fingers. I came across the above referenced article that indicates... (more)
Mostly at night but sometimes in the day I get these aufull cramps in my feet. It make my toes go in abnormal directions also the tendons on the top of my leg stick out it really hurts and I have to walk for about 10 minutes till they go away ... (more)
I've had persistent fungal infections (athletes foot, jock itch, dry/itchy hand, acne and nail fungus) since pre adolescence...I'm now 45. Eating paleo has improved these conditions as well as many others, but has yet to completely cure them. ... (more)
Lately my health has been going down a bit, just like the temperature. I found out I don't tolerate retinol, so I probably am vitamin-D deficient again (my retinol intake has been > 30k IU daily for 6 months, my beta-carotene intake has been very... (more)
Several years ago I developed a neuroma (pinched nerve) between my 3rd & 4th metatarsal in my left foot. I'd been wearing tactical boots every day and I think these caused the inflammation in my foot. Wearing small raised pads out of felt that... (more)
Do your feet (the physical feet, not walking mechanics) seem different after long-term barefoot walking/running? Here's a study concluding that born-barefoot walkers have wider feet than born-shoe... (more)
I have read the website and the posts on here about Vibram FiveFingers. I am curious if someone who stands all day for work (with no sitting at all) would benefit from wearing these? A friend of mine has a lot of pain in feet and back. I haven't... (more)
After a couple months of neglecting running & focusing on barbell work, and rarely wearing my vibrams, I put them on and did a 7.5 mile hike/jog last Saturday. It was a pretty hilly trail, and I felt fine, but when I got home, the outside... (more)
I am wanting to try barefooting. Certain facts: I am about 330 down from 386 in December. I also live in a part of Alaska that gets as cold as -55F. Around my house and yard I am truly barefoot. Walking about my village is a bit harder. The... (more)
This might be a weird question but since I started sprinting my right food has been having these waves of heat. It's not painful just a strange feeling. It's usually occurring while I'm sitting at my desk. It also feels as though I need to "pop"... (more)
Thanks for all the answers. I actually found out I have a pinched nerve in my foot. Basically I need to chill out for a bit on the sprinting until I can figure out how to fix this.
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?