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Soothe Your Cranky Baby With Foot Massage

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Babies typically respond very well and almost immediately to reflexology techniques. It’s effective, natural, safe, and based on the principle that certain reflex points found on the feet and hands correspond to specific organs, muscles, bones and body systems. By applying gentle pressure to particular areas in the feet, blockages can be released to restore the flow of energy within(read more)

Relieve Menstrual Cramps With Foot Massage

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PMS can be a real downer! It’s such a bummer to spend your day hunched over in agony, missing out on all the fun stuff because you’ve got cramps and are bloated. I was doing some research on natural PMS remedies and came across some interesting acupressure points to help with PMS/cramps that I wanted(read more)

Improving Your Foot Health With Your Socks

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Well, according to the groundhog, there is still plenty of winter ahead of us this year. That means sandal season is quite a way off! It’s important to remember that socks are important foot health accessories. Damp and dark conditions, such as those found in shoes, promote the growth of fungi, bacteria and odor –(read more)

Ideal running style: should your foot hit the ground heel or toes first?

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By Sarah Berry Is hitting the ground heel-first like running with brakes on? Not if many elite athletes, including barefoot Olympic gold-medalist Abebe Bikila, are anything to go by. While it is still a common belief that a forefoot or midfoot strike (that is, landing on the ball of your foot when you run) is(read more)

Home Remedies for Foot Tendonitis Pain

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Check out this week’s video to learn more about home remedies for foot tendonitis (inflammation or pain in the foot caused by overuse or injury). These are common items which you likely already have around the house that can do wonders for helping to reduce your foot pain. Be sure to comment to let me(read more)

Foot Stretches To Prevent Injuries

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Plantar fasciitis is a runner’s recurring nightmare. It strikes when the thick band of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. It can start as a minor irritation but can advance and develop into a very stubborn and sidelining injury, especially if it’s not treated promptly or properly. While ice, rest, orthotics, and(read more)

Foot Pain? Your Shoes may be the Culprit

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By Rachel Song Foot health obtains varying levels of priority in American society.  Like our attitude towards other matters of health, most of us only start to worry about our feet when we start to experience problems.  Statistics show that foot health issues are highly likely to occur with 88% of women wearing shoes too(read more)

Foot Health Issues: Causes & Solutions

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By Aetrex Marketing Did you know 75% of Americans will experience foot health problems at least once in their lives? Of this inordinately high percentage, 4 out of 5 are women largely due to unhealthy footwear such as high heels and ill-fitting shoes. For that reason, any foot pain you’re struggling with can most likely(read more)

Eliminate Foot Odor with Simple Home Remedies

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Foot odor, or “bromhidrosis”, is a common problem and can usually be traced to a combination of perspiration (foot sweat) and bacteria. Moist and warm feet, socks, dead skin and footwear provide the perfect place for the bacteria that cause foot odor to breed and multiply. Ideally, it is best to avoid development of foot odor with(read more)

Common Causes of Foot Pain

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By Nabil Ebraheim, MD Patients often complain of foot pain and there are several common causes of that pain. A correct diagnosis of the cause is essential to render the most appropriate treatment. Common Causes of Heel Pain: Baxter nerve compression Baxter nerve compression occurs when the first branch of the lateral plantar nerve becomes entrapped(read more)