Callus 101: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

15
Sep 2021
Foot Callus 101: Causes, Prevention and Treatment Foot calluses, or rough patches of skin found on the ball, heels or small toes, is a normal occurrence for most people. Caused by compression and friction, foot calluses are your body’s way of protecting the skin underneath from irritation and pressure. Though calluses are a normal occurrence [...]
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This Common Sneaker Mistake Could Be Upping Your Risk for Foot Fungus

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20
Jan 2021

Source: Well+Good   Once you get a foot fungus, it can be really hard to get rid of—especially if it spreads to your toenails. And while there are a handful of reasons why the condition can come about in the first place—from walking barefoot in public areas to sharing a yoga mat without sanitizing it first—there’s one […]

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Top Home Remedies To Relieve Ankle Pain

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22
Dec 2020
Your ankles are the key to running, jumping and just about any physical activity that involves movement. They support your body in unimaginable ways. In fact, your ankles have the ability to carry forces equivalent to several times your body weight. However, that’s not all your ankles can do. Your ankles bring virtue to movement [...]
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Keys To Achieving Better Outcomes With Shin Splints

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23
Nov 2020

Source: PodiatryToday “I love the academic challenge that shin splints pose to figure out what is wrong and what muscle or tendon is contributing to the issue at hand. I break down shin splints into medial, lateral, anterior and posterior shin splints.” – Richard Blake DPM Medial shin splints involve the posterior tibial tendon, flexor hallucis […]

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Should I Worry If My Child Is Pigeon-Toed Or Duck-Footed?

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28
Oct 2020
Source: The Conversation   Babies regularly have their feet, legs and hips checked by their doctor in hospital, or at maternal and child-health nurse visits. As children grow, parents are often concerned about their feet pointing inwards when they walk (also called in-toe or pigeon-toed walking) or outwards (also called out-toe walking or duck-footed). These [...]
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A Note of Reassurance

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01
Jul 2020
COVID-19 Precautions and Patient Safety The health, safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, employees, and our community is top priority. As a medical facility, we already adhere to strict practices and policies of cleaning and sanitation daily. Given the current situation, we are taking additional steps to be extra vigilant and keep our office [...]
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BarkingDogShoes.com Guest Column: The Podiatrist is in! Meet Dr. Jennifer Prezioso

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23
Oct 2017
Have you ever found yourself, at the end of an evening, thinking of nothing other than getting home and switching out your gorgeous-but-painful pair of shoes in exchange for an old pair of slippers that has seen better days but never lets you down? If yes, then pull up a chair, have a seat, and [...]
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