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A Brief Guide To Diabetic Foot Care

A Brief Guide To Diabetic Foot Care Diabetes is a condition that can have a damaging effect on many of the body’s systems. Some of these issues, like heart disease and hypertension, take the spotlight most of the time. Unfortunately, even those who have been diagnosed with diabetes often overlook the importance of proper foot…

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Common Heel Ailments

Common Heel Ailments The most common heel ailments come in a number of forms. Like other issues with the body, some are more subtle than others. And, it’s important to take good care of your feet and ankles because they are meant to serve you well throughout your lifetime. It’s very critical to understand the…

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How Weight affects Foot Health

How Weight affects Foot Health There is no question that weight affects foot health and in more ways than one. When people think about the impact of being overweight or obese, then tend to focus on the gut or midsection. After all, this is part of our culture and self-image. But, weight also affects foot…

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Symptoms of Torn Ligaments in Your Foot

Symptoms of Torn Ligaments in Your Foot Our feet are amazing appendages. They carry us an average of 10,000 steps per day. Even people who are most sedentary can walk between to 1,000 up to 3,000 or more steps per day. And, if a mile is 5,280 feet, that means on average, you probably walk…

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Guide On Where To Buy Compression Socks

Compression socks and compression stockings are used to help prevent the common symptoms of varicose veins and spider veins. For those unfamiliar with varicose and spider veins, these are not only unsightly but also cause itching, cramps, fatigue, and swelling. Guide On Where To Buy Compression Socks added 11-6-2017 Compression socks work by helping to…

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Age Plays Havoc With One’s Feet

Age Plays Havoc With One’s Feet Age plays havoc with one’s feet. And, there’s simply no getting around this fact. As we age, many changes occur. These include not only maturity of mind but body. Of course, at some point, age begins to take its toll. The average person’s gait slows as muscles thin and…

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What is a Bone Fusion for the Ankle?

Bone fusion for the ankle is a surgical procedure. It’s performed on patients with worn out ankle joints. This leads to repeated pain in the foot. In the medical world, this is called “degenerative arthritis,” and as the term states, it only gets worse over time. To treat this, people undergo ankle fusion or what’s…

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Can the Ankle Joint be Replaced?

Can the Ankle Joint be Replaced? Can the ankle joint be replaced? Yes, it can be replaced, although, this might not be the best option. When the ankle joint is damaged, there are different options your doctor will talk about. Generally, it’s most desirable to try nonsurgical treatments before jumping right to surgery but in…

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Common Foot Skin Problems

Common Foot Skin Problems Your feet are workhorses. They propel you about your day from one location to the next. And, to do all that, your feet take a real beating. But sometimes, it’s not just natural wear and tear. In some instances, your feet can experience unusual problems, such as bad skin conditions. When…

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Keeping Your Feet Looking Healthy

Keeping Your Feet Looking Healthy The average person takes about five thousands steps per day, which is equivalent to 2.5 miles. That’s a lot of walking and adds up to 17.5 miles per week and approximately 75 miles per month. With so much use, you need to take proactive steps to keep your feet looking…

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How Age Affects Your Foot Health

How Age Affects Your Foot Health Ambulating is a huge part of your life. And, as you age, your feet (your natural propulsion appendages) undergo changes. But, not all those changes are good. Some affect your foot health and this is particularly true as you get older. In fact, age affects the health of your…

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Losing Weight can Help Your Feet

Losing Weight Can Help Your Feet Did you know that losing weight can actually help your feet? Now, you might stop to consider weight and the impact it has on your feet. After all, carrying more weight means more strain on your feet, right? Yes, it does, but that’s certainly not where it ends. Losing…

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