Studies have shown that there are higher stresses on your feet when running on asphalt as opposed to running on grass (reference #1). This suggests that runners who are prone to stress fractures may be at a higher risk of injury running on pavement than running on softer surfaces such as grass, a rubberized track or a treadmill.
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If your big toe is starting to look crooked or you have a bump protruding from its base, chances are you have a bunion. In fact, the condition is quite common in women. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, about one-third of women in the United States have bunions.