Taking Care Of Your Feet

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Taking Care Of Your Feet

I have always loved my feet, which is probably one of the reasons I started investing so much time into their care. I began focusing on looking after them while I was working out, and it made a big difference in the way that my feet felt. Before I knew it, I was able to do just about any kind of physical activity without pain, and it was really interesting to see how big of a difference visiting with a podiatrist made. My doctor understood what challenges my feet were up against, and he worked hard to help me to resolve them. Check out this blog for more information.


How Pregnancy Affects The Feet & What You Can Do About It

24 April 2018
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Pregnancy causes a lot of changes in a woman's body, including in the feet. In fact, according to research, pregnancy causes changes in the structure of the foot. It's believed that this is due to the body's secretion of a hormone called relaxin during pregnancy. Relaxin's role is to loosen ligaments in the body so childbirth is possible.  Another issue that can affect feet during pregnancy is weight gain and edema, which can cause additional problems with the already loosening ligaments in the feet. Read More …

Why You Should Have Your Toenail Fungus Treated By Your Podiatrist

27 February 2018
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Although toenail fungus is unsightly, you may not be too concerned about it if you keep your feet hidden in your shoes. However, there are important reasons you should see a podiatrist to have your toenail treated. Toenail fungus can be more than just a cosmetic problem. Here are some complications you might face if you don't treat the nail. The Fungus Can Spread The fungus that infects toenails spreads easily. Read More …

Foot Problems In The Winter? Here’s How You Protect Your Feet

17 November 2017
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If the cracking and dryness in your feet become worse when it's cold, you may have a problem called seasonal dryness, or "winter itch." Seasonal dryness can make it difficult to treat or manage existing foot problems, as well as allow new problems to show up. Although it might seem impossible to ease the problems in your feet, you can with the information below. What Should You Know About Your Feet? Read More …

2 Things Diabetics Should Do To Keep Their Feet Healthy

16 October 2017
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Diabetes can affect a lot of your various body systems. One you might not think about is your feet. Diabetics are at a higher risk of having problems with their feet. Part of that fact is that even at the best of times, circulation to the feet is not as good as circulation to the rest of the body, just because of the fact that they are so far away from the heart. Read More …

Preventing New Fungal Toenail Infections After A Laser Treatment

6 October 2017
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Laser nail treatments can be effective in treating fungal infections. While this is true, you will need to wait for your nail to grow out before the most unsightly parts of the nail disappear. Once this happens, you should take precautions to make sure that the fungus is unable to return. Keep reading to learn about some tips to help you with this. Trim Toenails Short Toenail infections can be caused by a variety of fungi, and most of them are organisms called dermatophytes. Read More …