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Archive for October 2016

Important Educational Links about the Importance of Foot Health

http://umm.edu/health/medical/reports/articles/foot-pain http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/symptoms/foot-pain/print.html http://www.health.harvard.edu/pain/healthy-feet-preventing-and-treating-common-foot-problems http://www.healthinaging.org/aging-and-health-a-to-z/topic:foot-problems/

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Athletes At Greater Risk For Foot Problems

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…

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Focusing On The Importance Of Your Feet

Focusing On The Importance Of Your Feet For many, the first step toward better health starts with better foot care. This is especially true for the 20.8 million Americans who have diabetes, of which 6.2 million have yet to be diagnosed. Keeping feet healthy is an essential part of diabetes self-care. Since diabetes affects the…

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Foot Care and Diabetes

Foot Care and Diabetes Diabetes causes a buildup of glucose in the blood and pain generally starts in the feet. Restricted blood flow can lead to mild, to moderate, to severe conditions — even amputation. This is why foot care is so important for those with diabetes. Foot Care and Diabetes If you suffer from…

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High Heels are Not an Everyday Shoe

High Heels are Not an Everyday Shoe High heels look glamorous on the runway and in retail stores, adding to beauty and shape. But you pay a high price for wearing high heels, though many women still choose to slip them on, day after day. But the fact of the matter is — high heels…

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Does Foot Pain Signal a Serious Condition?

Believe it or not, your feet are more important to your body than you’d suppose. We don’t often think about our feet, usually only when experiencing cramps or stubbed toe. But, your feet can tell you a lot about the rest of your body. In fact, your foot pain can signal a serious condition. Does…

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