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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.

The Foot Care Guide

The Foot Care Guide

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They're the workhorses of our bodies, but we give them so little respect. It's easy to take our feet for granted. They're just there, putting up with a host of challenges, from being jammed into high heels and elevated to unnatural heights to smothering inside sweaty socks or tight nylon pantyhose. While suffering those disgraces, our feet take hundreds of tons of force impact just during an average day of walking. That pounding explains why feet are the body part most likely to get injured.