Posts Tagged ‘Foot Injury Prevention’

Top 5 Foot Problems & How to Treat Them

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  For original source credit and more go to Healthy Inspiration, Medical Science + Technology Ouch! We’ve teamed up with our in-house expert, Dr. Jacqueline Sutera a surgically trained doctor of podiatric medicine specializing in the prevention and treatment of foot pathology, to learn more about the top 5 foot problems. Here are her recommended remedies(read more)

Foot Health Tips for the Airport and Airplane

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Getting through airport security and staying comfy on long flights is a breeze with the following tips: Wear Proper travel shoes Long lines, unexpected mad dashes, and getting through airport security are vexing enough. Avoid additional discomfort and hassle by wearing comfortable shoes you can easily slip on and off. Wear Socks For a majority(read more)

5 Tips on How to Take Care of Your Feet on a Hike

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Whether you’re young or old, inexperienced or expert, hiking a trail is a great way to get back to the simplicity of nature and refresh your soul. It’s a great way to enjoy the company of friends and loved ones while partaking in a healthy endeavor. To ensure you have a good time, proper foot(read more)

Extensor Tendonitis Explained

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One of the most common causes of foot or ankle pain is tendonitis. The muscles of your leg, foot, and ankle are anchored to the bone by the tendons, which are strong, cord-like structures. Tendonitis is inflammation surrounding a tendon. You will have pain with activity and it usually goes away with rest, only to(read more)

Cold Weather Foot Chilblains Explained

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What are Chilblains? Very cold temperatures cause small blood vessels to tighten, limiting circulation towards the extremities, which are already at a disadvantage for being so far from the body’s core. Chilblains are small, itchy swellings on the skin that occur as a reaction to cold temperatures. They most often affect the body’s extremities, such(read more)

10 Tips for Healthy Feet

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  10 Tips for Healthy Feet Keep your feet clean and dry. Healthy feet start with good hygiene. Thoroughly clean and scrub your feet with soap and water when you bathe. Afterward, dry them well. Fungal organisms love moisture, so depriving them of any wetness will make it more difficult for them to thrive. Examine(read more)

What is Toenail Fungal Infection?

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What is a fungal nail infection? A fungal nail infection occurs when a fungus attacks a fingernail, a toenail, or the skin under the nail, called the nail bed. Fungi (plural of fungus) can attack your nails through small cuts in the skin around your nail or through the opening between your nail and nail(read more)

TIPS for DIABETIC FOOT CARE

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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)

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

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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

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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)