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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.

Will wearing shoes without socks cause athlete’s foot?

Will wearing shoes without socks cause athlete’s foot?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
As long as your shoes fit well and are otherwise comfortable, you may be among the many walking around without socks.

Foot Care for Arthritis

Foot Care for Arthritis

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Arthritis is a painful condition caused by inflammation of your joints. It can occur anywhere in your body where bones are connected – and that includes the joints in your feet.

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

How orthotics can help your foot with arch support

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Problems with the arches in your feet are often hereditary. Whether the arch is too low or too high, it can cause problems with how your foot meets the ground when walking, running, or playing sports. If you have problems with the arch of your foot, pain can limit your activities and make even the most basic walking difficult. Fortunately, orthotics can help with pain and performance for people with flatfoot or high arches.

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

Would Healing Techniques for Diabetic Foot Care

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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.