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  • Is “Barefoot” Running Safe?

    You may have heard about or even seen people running barefoot outside, on sidewalks, the road or even on trails. They may have had completely bare feet, or strange looking shoes that fit glove-like around each individual toe. This phenomenon of “barefoot” running is looked …

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  • Is Your Back Pain Caused By Your Feet?

    Back pain can be unbearable – when you have it, the only thing you want is to be rid of it. But if you’re trying all you can to treat your back and nothing’s fixing the problem for good, have you considered treating your feet? …

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  • What Are Fallen Arches?

    If you take a close look an adult foot (from the inside) you will notice an inward/upward curve at the center. This curve is known as an arch, and it’s formed by tendons in the foot and lower leg attached at the heel and foot …

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  • What’s the Difference Between Bunions and Corns?

    Foot injuries or deformities that are either not recognized or improperly addressed may lead to considerable functional disability, with a negative impact on quality of life and your ability to perform everyday tasks. Bunions and corns are two common, albeit painful problems affecting the foot. …

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  • Ways to Fix Rough Heels Safely

    The summer months are brutal on your feet, especially your heels. Wearing flip flops and sandals everywhere you go, with nothing protecting your feet from the elements can leave you with cracked and rough heels that are unsightly, uncomfortable and, in extreme cases, can lead …

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  • 3 Ways to Treat Athlete’s Foot

    Your foot starts itching, cracking and even blistering. You made the mistake of walking barefoot in the showers at the gym, or accidentally brushing your foot against someone who has athlete’s foot already. A fungal infection that grows on the skin of your foot, athlete’s …

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  • How to Treat and Avoid the 3 Most Common Football Injuries to the Foot and Ankle

    Recent studies have shown that football is responsible for around 600,000 injuries each year. And each position has its own set of responsibilities and skills, as well as injuries. Whether a football player tackles, blocks, runs, catches or passes, he’s at risk for sprained ankles, …

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  • What Else Could it Be if Not Fungus Under Your Nails?

    Many times, if you have an infection in a toenail, it’s caused by fungus. But there are times when that’s not the case. So what else could it be if not fungus under your nails? Paronychia is a type of infection that affects the area …

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  • How to Treat Ankle Sprains

    About 25,000 ankle sprains happen every day – and no wonder. An ankle sprain can happen when stepping on an uneven surface, running and losing your balance or simply moving and suddenly stopping or changing direction. An ankle sprain happens quickly, and more often than …

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  • How to Keep Your Feet Dry when Playing Sports in the Rain and Snow

    When you are running in the rain, skiing, skating or sledding in snow, your feet are bound to get wet at some point. This can cause discomfort, and in extreme cases, can result into fungal infections such as tinea pedis and toenail fungus. Causes of …

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