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Archive for November 2016

Athletes At Greater Risk For Foot Problems

Approximately one-quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in the feet. When these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body. While 75 percent of the population may experience serious foot problems, it’s usually not a genetic matter. Most foot problems are brought on by neglect and a lack of awareness…

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Nail Fungus Infection

Nail Fungus Infection Nail fungus infection is a common condition, typically starting in the form of a white or yellow discoloration under the tip. Known medically as “onychomycosis,” nail fungus infection is caused by fungi growth. For most people, this isn’t a big concern but for those suffering from diabetes or have a weak immune…

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How to Avoid Osteoporosis in Your Feet with Diet

How to Avoid Osteoporosis in Your Feet with Diet You can help avoid osteoporosis in your feet by eating the right diet. We all know that healthy eating and exercise are key to a good quality life. But we don’t often think about how this positively impacts the condition of our feet. The fact of…

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How to Assess Changes in Feet: Normal or Abnormal

How to Assess Changes in Feet: Normal or Abnormal Did you know the average person takes about 10,000 steps every day? That’s equal to 70,000 steps a week, 300,000 steps each month, and approximately 3,000,000 steps per year (excluding leap years, of course). That’s certainly a lot and with so much use, changes in the…

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