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  • 3 Things Your Pedicurist Should Never Do

    Getting a pedicure can be a fun and relaxing experience, and taking care of your feet is never a bad idea, but there are some things that a pedicurist can do that are counterproductive to proper foot health. Pay attention next time you go to …

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  • How Long Will it Take to Heal an Achilles Tendon?

    The Achilles tendon is the thickest tendon in the human body. It connects the bones of the calf and heel. Because it’s such a frequently and heavily used part of the body, it’s vulnerable to a number of problems including rupture, inflammation and degeneration (tendinosis). …

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  • What to Expect When Getting Fitted for Orthotics

    Orthotics can be very helpful in treating problems in specific muscles or joints. Different types of orthotics can be used to restrict movement, reduce the weight bearing on a certain joint, help in movement, restore proper function and prevent injury of a part of the …

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  • How to Give an Excellent Foot Massage to Your Valentine

    Learning how to give a proper foot massage is a gift that can keep on giving. This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetie an unforgettable gift of pampering – the ultimate foot massage! First, create a relaxing environment. Find a quiet, warm room, turn down the …

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  • Treating Ingrown Toenails – DIY or Go to a Professional?

    Should you treat your ingrown toenails yourself? There are situations when you may be able to handle the problem on your own, but there are also signs that you should skip treatment at home altogether and see a doctor. When to Treat at Home and …

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  • How Diabetes Can Affect Your Foot Health

    It’s important to know how diabetes can affect your foot health, because your lower extremities run a higher risk of developing complications. That’s why when you have diabetes, taking care of your feet has to become a priority. Both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes …

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  • Is It Normal to Have Different-Sized Feet?

    Are different-sized feet normal? Absolutely yes! It’s very common and perfectly normal to have feet that are different sizes. Although (humans) are, for the most part, bilaterally symmetrical, one half of our body may not be an exact mirror of the other. In fact, some …

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  • How to Keep From Getting Ingrown Toenails

    Ingrown toenails can be a nuisance to deal with, and in extreme cases they can even require surgery to be removed. Fortunately, there are a handful of practical measures you can take to prevent this bothersome condition. Below are 3 simple steps to follow to …

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  • How Can Neuropathy Affect the Feet?

    Neuropathy is a disorder that affects the network of nerves (called the “peripheral nerves”) that connect the spinal cord to the organs, muscles and skin. The job of the peripheral nervous system is to relay signals or information from the central nervous system (i.e., your …

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  • Tips for Teens Dealing with Athlete’s Foot

    Athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis) is caused by a fungal infection on the feet. Common symptoms of athlete’s foot include itchy rashes, dryness or cracking of the skin on the bottom of the feet and/or between the toes. Despite the name, you don’t have to be …

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