Corn and Calluses

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08 Jun Why Is the Bottom of Your Foot Itching?

Bottom of Your Foot Itching? Is your foot itching uncontrollably? Pruritis is the medical term for an irritating itch. It can occur anywhere on your body, but it’s more likely to happen to your feet. That’s because your feet are frequently exposed to moisture, irritants and...

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24 May How Much Do You Know About Your Achilles Tendon?

About Your Achilles Tendon? How much do you know about your Achilles tendon? Here are some intriguing facts about a ligament we depend on for walking, jumping and running. It’s Long The Achilles tendon is the thickest, longest tendon in your body. It’s Named for a Greek Warrior According to...

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27 Apr Why are feet so Vulnerable to Diabetes?

Managing Diabetes-Related Foot Problems We all need to take care of our feet, but people with diabetes need to be especially careful. Every year, more than 70,000 people with diabetes lose a lower limb to amputation caused by diabetic foot diseases. The good news is that...

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17 Dec Pronated Foot Treatment

What is Overpronation? If you've ever bought running shoes or had a podiatrist examine your gait, you may have heard the word "pronation." If you're not sure what that is or why you should be concerned about it, read on for some pointers on pronation.   1. What...

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