Foot Care Tag

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25 Feb What is the difference between a Podiatrist and Podologist?

Podologists, Podiatrists, and Chiropodists: What’s the Difference? Have you ever heard of a podologist? What about a chiropodist? These are all different names for medical professionals who specialize in foot care. In the US, we routinely use the term podiatrist to refer to these doctors. Here’s...

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05 Feb How can a Sports Podiatrist help your team?

A Sports Podiatrist Can Improve Your Team's Performance Can a sports podiatrist help your team? If you’re a coach, team manager, or sports program director, you probably deal with a lot of foot injuries. A podiatrist who specializes in sports injuries can help your players perform...

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14 Dec How often Should Kids get new Shoes

Time for New Shoes for Children's Feet Your children grow up quickly, and their feet grow right along with them. If you’re not sure how often your kids need new shoes, this guide will help. Toddlers Your children’s feet grow the fastest during their early years. Up to...

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24 Nov Can you Sprain a Toe?

Do You Have a Toe Sprain? You’ve stubbed your toe, and now you’re wondering if it might be sprained. Your toes have joints like other parts of your body, and those joints can get sprained. Here’s what you need to know about this common injury. What Causes...

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03 Sep Why and When Compression Socks are Recommended

Do You Need to Wear Compression Socks? Do you stand on your feet all day? Do you take frequent airline flights? If your lifestyle puts you at risk for circulation problems in your legs, consider wearing compression socks. What Are Compression Socks? Compression socks or stockings are soft,...

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