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Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

by Stephanie Meadows
According to the American Diabetes Association, by the year 2030, it is estimated that more than 550 million people around the world will be diagnosed with diabetes. It is estimated that 25 percent of these people with diabetes will seek foot care, as diabetes can damage the nerves of your feet, and restrict blood flow to your feet.

Vascular Foot Care

Vascular Foot Care

by Stephanie Meadows
Overtime, fats, cholesterol, fibrin (the component that clots blood), platelets, and calcium are deposited in the walls of the peripheral arteries (outer regions away from your heart). These materials form plaque, that builds, narrows, and sometimes can block these arteries.

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

by Stephanie Meadows
Your feet are an important part of the body, which provide a foundation to stand on, and can also tell you if you may have any underlying conditions such as diabetes. That is why seeing your doctor immediately is crucial, as early diagnosis can be instrumental in avoiding detrimental complications.

Dancers and Importance of Ankle Care

Dancers and Importance of Ankle Care

by Stephanie Meadows
Kinesiology involves the study of the art and science of human movement. The word come from the Greek word meaning, “to move.” Dancers heavily depend on their legs, feet, and especially the ankles to carry them through movement and performance. Our feet and ankles set a foundation for us to walk, dance, stand, and have mobility. However, we sometimes tend to not realize the importance of our anatomy, and the functionality of our musculoskeletal system. For dancers, being aware of your body and how it moves, is crucial.

Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

by Stephanie Meadows
When a woman becomes pregnant, they experience many changes throughout their body. As women, when we become pregnant we think of how we will become hormonal, and gain weight, and how other parts of our body will change. In many cases, however, we rarely think about how our feet tend to change.