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Adverse Effects of Walking Barefoot

Adverse Effects of Walking Barefoot

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Among running aficionados, the debate rages: cushioned shoes or minimalist. For those who argue for cushioned shoes, the advantages include more support and balance.

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

Can I live Without an Arch: Living With Flat Feet

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You may not know this, but one quarter of all the bones in the human body are located in our feet. And it’s no wonder: Our feet are the foundation for every stride we take, giving us mobility, balance, stability, and allowing us to take part in the daily activities we love.

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

How Can a Podiatrist Help You with Bunions?

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A bunion is often referred to as a bump on the joint at the base of the big toe, the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. A bunion forms when the bone or tissue at the big toe joint moves out of place due to a congenital deformity, or through trauma.

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

What Does Diabetic Foot Care Entail?

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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.

Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

Pregnancy and Your Podiatrist: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Feet

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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.