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Foot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift

Foot And Heel Health: The Seated Heel Lift The posture and alignment of the feet, heels, and ankles are quite important to maintaining optimum foot health. In order to walk and run in a healthy, efficient manner, the muscles in our lower legs and feet all need to be working properly. Stiffness or weakness in…

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About Compression Socks

About Compression Socks Compression socks or compression stockings are worn for different reasons. Athletes wear compression socks or compression stockings to perform better in their respective sports. But, these are also worn for comfort or to assist in preventing serious medical conditions. About Compression Socks Compression socks work to improve blood flow. So, these are…

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Heel Pain? It could be Plantar Fasciitis

Heel Pain? It could be Plantar Fasciitis If you suffer from heel pain, it could be plantar fasciitis, which is a very common types of foot pain in the United States. What’s more, it can be treated at home, through medication, or in some instances, with corrective surgery. Heel Pain? It could be Plantar Fasciitis…

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Arthritis and Foot Care

Arthritis and Foot Care For those who suffer from arthritis, particularly in the feet, life can be quite difficult. Some forms of arthritis, like psoriatic arthritis, can be very problematic to get through your day-to-day routine. That’s why you should know something about arthritis and foot care to help improve your quality of life. Arthritis…

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What you need to know about Bunions

What you need to know about Bunions Bunions are a common foot problem and can be painful. Also known as “hallux valgus,” bunions are simply a bump which forms on the side of a toe, typically the big toe. At first, a bunion isn’t a big deal, but if left untreated, becomes worse and eventually…

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Losing Weight Can Also Help Your Feet

Losing Weight Can Also Help Your Feet When we think about weight loss, we often think about a better self image and a more healthy lifestyle. But, when you lose weight, you also do something immensely good for your feet. Losing Weight Can Also Help Your Feet Stop to consider just how often you use…

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Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It?

Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It? Have you heard the term plantar fasciitis? Well, if you experience heel pain, chances are likely it could be plantar fasciitis. This condition is among the most common types of heel pain and it is treatable, either at-home, with medication, or with corrective surgery. Plantar Fasciitis: What Is It? Plantar…

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Can You Walk Comfortably in High Heels?

Can You Walk Comfortably in High Heels? Can you walk comfortably in high heels? Many women wonder about being able to enjoy fashion without compromising their comfort. We all know that high heels are hard on the feet. And, that pain almost inevitably migrates up the body to affect the ankles, knees, and back. So,…

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Podiatry Treatment Addresses many Health Challenges

Podiatry Treatment Addresses many Health Challenges Generally, when people think about podiatry, they think about feet. That’s okay because it is a medical science which does deal nearly exclusively with the feet. However, you’d be surprised to learn just how much your foot health affects your overall body health. Podiatry Treatment Addresses many Health Challenges…

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5 Common Foot Injuries You Should Know About

5 Common Foot Injuries You Should Know About DDid you know twenty-five percent of all the bones in your body are right in your feet? Additionally, there are more than thirty foot joints, and in excess of one-hundred ligaments. That’s a lot for two of the most used appendages on your body. So, you should…

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Signs It’s Time to See a Podiatry Specialist

Signs It’s Time to See a Podiatry Specialist Your feet a designed to last a lifetime. But, with so much demand put on the feet, problems are sometimes experienced. That’s when it might be time to see a foot doctor. So, how do you know when it’s time to see a podiatry specialist? Signs It’s…

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Pediatric Orthotics – What It Is?

Pediatric Orthotics – What It Is? If you’re not familiar with pediatric orthotics, you’re certainly not alone. Children have many needs and experience the world in a different way than adults. You probably remember your childhood being much more carefree. Unfortunately, some children have special physical needs and pediatric orthotics can be a viable solution.…

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