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February

Do You Want to Walk, Run and Jump Pain Free?

If you dread walking because it hurts, or always planning your daily activities around walking, life can be difficult. Feet pain is one of the common reasons you limit going out or playing sports with friends and family. Your feet bears a lot of weight, while walking and running produces impact. Here are a few tips on how to avoid getting feet pain, so that you can move on with your life without problems.

Warm up before exercise

If you are not warm enough before you engage in a high intensity exercise,

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26

January

Feeling Pinched Between Your Toes? It Could be Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma is happens when the nerve tissue between the 3rd and 4th toes becomes thick and inflammed. We sometimes refer them as intermetatarsal neuroma as they can develop at the ball of the foot, between the metatarsal bones. However, it is common for neuromas to appear in any location in the foot, secondary to factors such as foot wear and genetic predisposition.

What Causes Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma is the result of chronic compression or irritation to the nerve, causing it to swell. It is the body’s response to protect the nerve

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12

January

Pain Free Walk With Flip Flops: Here’s How

If you have been dreading going to the beach, because you have to wear those no- so- cheap yet rubbery slippers, here’s the thing: you don’t have to. With modern technology, you can finally enjoy wearing flat slippers that won’t hurt your feet. As more people adopt shoes with in- build supports, you can rest well knowing that this would not cost you your arm and leg.

Shoes that Fit

Our feet have arch and groves, which is why flat shoes can hurt you if you wear it for too long. Hence,

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22

December

3 ways to Avoid Unsightly Yellow Toe Nails

Your toenails are yellow and brittle, no amount of nail polish can make them look better. You dread summer, because you want to wear sandals and fashionable open toed shoes, but your toes are not cooperating. While it is easy to treat a fungal nail infection, it can take a few weeks for your healthy nails to grow. It is better to avoid getting a fungal nail infection, which will make your nails unattractive. With 3 tips, we can help you avoid getting recurrent toenail infections.

Keep it Clean

Not only you

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15

December

How to Help Your Kids Put Their Best Foot Forward

Children’s feet grow fast, ask any parent with growing kids. They are also very active, from the day they learn how to walk, children enjoy exploring on their feet. If you have school- aged children, sports and outdoor activities are part of school life. Having feet problem is not uncommon, as your kids are on their feet a lot. Here are a few things to look out, so that you can nip the problem at its bud.

W- Sitting

As pictured above, W Sitting is when your legs are folded underneath the

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08

December

3 Tips to Prevent Overuse Running Injuries

It is terrible when you suffer a running injury: first you are unable to train, and then you are also feeling pain when you walk. When you are injured, it is hard to keep training, as the pain can discourage you from putting 100% in. All the hard work that you put in disappears within a week if you stop. Hence, you have to find ways to prevent getting a running injury while you train. Studies show that running injury is common, 75% will suffer from an injury that takes

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01

December

The 3 Foot Issues that You Should NOT Self- Treat

The 3 Foot Issues that You Should NOT Self- Treat

There are a lot of home remedies out there that offers to help treat or cure illness and common complaints. You may feel tempted to try some of the remedies, because you think that what you have it not very serious. While some, such as corn and calluses are perfectly good candidates for home remedies, here are three foot problems that you should not treat yourself. Aside from delaying the inevitable, you may worsen the problem using the home remedies that

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