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TIPS for DIABETIC FOOT CARE

Taking good care of your feet can prevent problems before they start! Use the following tips to reduce your risk of common foot problems and serious complications associated with them. Prevention Tip #1 Living with diabetes requires you to pay special attention to your health and your condition. Follow your doctor’s instructions regarding diet, exercise(read more)

Check These Potential Injuries if You Do Any Form of Running

Common Running Injuries Plantar fasciitis (arch pain) — Arch pain is often caused by frequent stress on the plantar aspect, or bottom of the foot. When the plantar fascia, a supportive, fibrous band of tissue running from the heel to the ball of the foot, becomes injured, pain on the bottom of the foot results.(read more)

Ouch!!! Is Your Toenail Hurting? Then check this out…

Reference Guide for an Ingrown Toenail and How to Treat It Symptoms Ingrown toenail symptoms include: • Pain and tenderness in your toe along one or both sides of the nail • Redness around your toenail • Swelling of your toe around the nail • Infection of the tissue around your toenail Causes Common ingrown(read more)

6 Great Reasons to Get Regular Pedicures

Contrary to popular belief, pedicures are NOT just for women! They are for anyone who to take care of their feet. And once your feet are looking good and properly maintained you will feel better in general. Here are the top 6 benefits of regularly getting pedicures: 1. Early Detection of Problems Receiving a regular(read more)

Do you have a bunion?

As with most health conditions surrounding your feet, you don’t even think about it until one day you feel pain or your feet hurt from wearing shoes. Depending on when you feel or see it, bunion on either or booth feet can seem to suddenly appear and then they can become a daily hassle. (technical(read more)

Why We Get Foot Cramps

Foot cramps are caused by painful, intense, involuntary spasms or a “knotted” feeling in the muscles. They are usually short-lived or may continue on and off for a few days causing some soreness. Foot cramps most commonly occur in the arch of the foot and can also move to the toes and calf muscle as(read more)

Be Smart about Your Sandals…And Save Your Feet

Today more than ever, sandals are the norm in the warm weather, and more acceptable in the workplace. Your comfort, wellness and feet go hand in hand. One important factor to consider is the health and safety of your feet to suit your active lifestyle. Our feet contain numerous bones and and joints all connected(read more)

When working out is too much of a good thing

By  Dorene Internicola Constantly thinking about the next workout? Upset about missing a exercise class? Fitness experts say more is not always better and overworking a workout can sap strength and invite injury. “We have fit people and deconditioned people who overdo it,” said Geralyn Coopersmith, national director of the Equinox Fitness Training Institute. Read(read more)

Survey: Supplement users make healthier lifestyles choices

When it comes to healthy habits, dietary supplement users appear to make healthier lifestyle choices overall than nonusers, according to a recent study by the Council for Responsible Nutrition released Thursday. According to the most recent CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, supplement users engage in the following healthy habits in higher percentages than do(read more)

Study finds being a sports fan is good for your health

By: Melanie Yuill When you think of sports fans, do you think of couch potatoes with a bag of chips in one hand and a beer in the other?  Well, the stereotype, could be just that, a stereotype.  A new study out shows that sports fans are actually pretty healthy. The study written by a(read more)
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