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Three Simple Treatment Options for Ankle Sprains

19 January 2016
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Ankle sprains are relatively common injuries, and the damage can be minor or major. Generally, the sprain occurs when the ligaments that support the bones and ankle joints are stretched or torn. The ligaments are elastic body structures that protect the ankle from abnormal and excessive movements, including twisting and rolling. If the ligaments are forcefully stretched beyond their limits, the sprain will occur. It is advisable to consult a podiatrist when an ankle sprain occurs for diagnosis and treatment.
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What you should know about heel pain

21 December 2015
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If you have noticed that your heels are hurting while standing or walking for long periods of time, you may have one of many medical conditions that contribute to this type of pain. While plantar fasciitis is often the cause of heel pain, there can also be other causes. Here is more information about heel pain and what you can do about it. There Are Multiple Causes Plantar fasciitis is the most common condition that leads to heel pain.
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Childhood Foot Pain: Is That Pain During Soccer Caused by Achilles Tendonitis?

16 December 2015
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Whether they are part of an organised team, or just having some casual fun at the park, hearing your kids complain about foot pain is enough to worry you about whether it's a small thing or something worse. Achilles tendinitis is one problem that is common in the feet of active children, so what do you need to know about this issue to help better diagnose your kids? What Is Achilles Tendinitis?
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Why have you got yet another ingrown toenail?

15 December 2015
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If you find that you are having recurring problems with ingrown toenails, it might be time to take a step back and review what you can do differently to lower your risk of ingrown nails. Trim your nails regularly One of the best ways to prevent ingrown nails is to trim your toenails regularly. Trim them straight across, rather than using a curve that follows the nail so that the nail is an even length.
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How to Stop Cracked Heels Becoming a Health Risk

9 December 2015
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It's no secret that cracked heels are unsightly. They might make you feel insecure about the way your feet look in sandals, at the swimming pool, or even in bed with your partner. But cracked heels don't only feel dry and look terrible, they are also potential health hazards. When left untreated, the cracks in heels can become so deep that they start to bleed. This is bad news for a couple of reasons.
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Amazing Facts, Blogs and Ideas About Podiatry

Whether you are a concerned parent, a podiatry patient or someone just worried about your own feet, my blog is designed for you. Hi, my name is Alecia, and due to gestational diabetes, I had to see a podiatrist a few years ago. Now, my son has flat feet, and we are again eliciting help from one of these professionals. I wanted to help others who may be in similar situations so I decided to start this blog. I am going to cover a range of info related to podiatry, and I hope that these posts, ideas and facts inspire and inform you. Thanks for reading, and I wish you the best of health with your feet and the rest of your body.