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  • Can Over-the-Counter Orthotics Help With Flat Feet?

    Flat feet can cause a great deal of discomfort, and while there is no instant cure for this bothersome condition, there are several non-prescription devices available that can help provide support and relief for persons suffering from flat feet. These devices are known as over-the-counter …

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  • Soothing Dry, Cracked Feet in Winter

    The cold winter air can be very rough on your skin – especially the skin on your feet! Some of the best ways to soothe your dry, cracked feet this winter include: Brushing Your Feet. That’s right – brush them! Use a dry, natural bristled …

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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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