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Give Podiatry A Shot If You Have These Three Conditions

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It can be easy to develop a foot issue and try to simply ignore it, but the reality often is that if your feet are sore, you can feel quite miserable. Forget about browsing the Internet in an attempt to self-diagnose and treat your condition. It’s far more effective to schedule a visit with a local podiatrist and have an expert get to the bottom of the problem once and for all.…

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Three Ways to Get Rid of Athlete's Foot Without Medications

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Athlete’s foot can cause quite a bit of itching and discomfort. While there are topical medications that do a good job of curing it, they can cause side effects like hives, abnormal hair texture, and a rash. If you’ve experienced side effects to athlete’s foot medications in the past, then you probably want to try another method of treating the infection. Perhaps one of these natural remedies will work for you.…

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Three All-Natural Treatments for Athlete's Foot

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There are effective over-the-counter medications available for the treatment of athlete’s foot, but if you are allergic to these medications or prefer not to use manufactured drugs, then you’ll need another treatment option. Luckily, there are several safe, all-natural treatments that can kill the fungus that causes athlete’s foot, leaving you itch-free. Tea Tree Oil Australians have long used tea tree oil as a treatment for fungal infections. It contains potent antifungal compounds that will kill the athlete’s foot fungus and prevent it from replicating.…

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Take Care Of These Senior Foot Conditions Before They Slow You Down

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Keeping your body moving as you get older is important to increase circulation and maintain muscle tone. A problem with your feet may keep you off of them and make you less active. Here are some of the issues seniors have with their feet that should be seen and addressed by their podiatrist as soon as possible. Bunions - This is an abnormal growth of bone at the base of your large toe.…

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What Is Jogger's Toe, And Could Your Running Socks Be Causing It?

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Running is one of your main ways to exercise, and you really enjoy doing it, but it’s causing some problems with your feet. You might have experienced blisters, calluses or ingrown toenails, or – if you’re really unlucky – an irritating condition known as jogger’s toe.  What is Jogger’s Toe? Jogger’s toe, formally called subungual hematoma, happens to your big toe and second toe when you take part in exercise where you move a lot, like running, tennis or soccer.…

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Treating Your Verrucae: Options You Should Know

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When you have uncomfortable growths on your feet and you head to the podiatrist, you may be surprised to learn that you have a condition known as verrucae (also known as plantar warts). However, rather than dwell on the fact that you have a viral foot infection, you should get to know the ways that you can get your verrucae treated and cleared up as soon as possible. That way, you can start feeling better as soon as possible and your pain and discomfort will soon be a thing of the past.…

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A Helpful Guide To Plantar Fasciitis

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Plantar fasciitis is a very painful foot condition that can make it hard for you to stand and walk. The pain you feel when you are affected by this condition can even be harder for you to escape while you are at rest. The information detailed in this article will educate you on the causes, symptoms and home treatment of the condition so you can decrease your chances of dealing with it and get relief if you do happen to have a flare up.…

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Tips For Preventing Foot Problems

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You may not realize just how much you put your feet through on a daily basis until you start to experience problems with them. By this time, you can find yourself in a lot of pain and needing to change the way you do things in order to accommodate your foot condition. It’s much better for you to be proactive in regard to your foot care so you can avoid these problems.…

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Three Stretches To Help Alleviate Foot And Ankle Pain

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Whether you’re an athlete who is dealing with a repetitive strain injury, or you’re someone who has stepped awkwardly and injured yourself, having pain in your foot or ankle can dramatically limit your mobility. You can take steps toward reducing your pain by scheduling a visit with a podiatrist. This health expert can perform a variety of foot- and ankle-related services, including determining the reason for your discomfort and providing exercises that can alleviate it.…

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