At-home Foot Care Tag

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19 Aug Understanding Athlete’s Foot: 5 Important Facts

About Athletes Foot Athlete's foot, medically known as tinea pedis, is a common fungal infection that primarily affects the skin on the feet. This condition, though not life-threatening, can cause discomfort and inconvenience for those who experience it. In this article, we will delve into five...

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12 Aug Five Fun Facts about Going Barefoot and Grounding

1. Ancient Tradition: Barefoot Living Through the Ages Walking barefoot, known as "grounding" or "earthing," is a practice that has ancient roots. Throughout history, many civilizations embraced barefoot living, connecting their bodies directly with the earth's surface. Indigenous tribes, such as the Aboriginal people of Australia,...

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22 Jul Understanding and Managing Pain in the Foot Arches

Pain in the Foot Arch Foot arch pain is a common issue that can affect people of all ages and activity levels. It can be caused by various factors, including improper footwear, overuse, injuries, and medical conditions. This article will explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment...

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30 Jun Dorsi Flexing: Understanding the Mechanics and Benefits

Dorsi Flexing Dorsi flexing is a term commonly used in the realm of anatomy and physiology to describe a specific movement of the foot and ankle. This movement involves the upward bending or extension of the foot at the ankle joint, bringing the toes closer to...

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24 Jun Best Walking Shoes Considerations for Senior Adults

Healthy Walking Practices - Shoe Selection Walking is a great way for senior adults to stay active and maintain their overall health. However, to ensure a comfortable and safe walking experience, it is important for them to have the right pair of walking shoes. Here are...

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31 May What Causes Discolored Toe Nails?

Understanding the Causes of Discolored Toe Nails Discolored toenails can be a cause for concern and may impact one's self-confidence. Understanding the underlying causes is crucial to addressing the issue effectively. This article aims to explore the common factors contributing to discolored toenails, shedding light on...

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