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1. Why do womens feet get bigger as they age?
Why do womens feet get bigger as they age?
There are many reasons why women's feet get wider as they age. Some of the reasons include weight gain and an aging population. We've probably all noticed that people are generally bigger today than years ago. Weight gain adds more pressure on your feet as you stand or walk which makes the joints...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:00:39
2. Beat the Bunion
Beat the Bunion
When young women notice that there big toe turning inward they don't pay much attention to it assuming everything will be ok, the fact is that it won't. This is usually the first sings that you are getting a bunion. Many women suffer with bunions for years; up to 4.5 million folks can suffer thi...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:31
3. Is walking barefoot good for you and why?
Is walking barefoot good for you and why?
We all know how we feel after wearing shoes for the best part of the day; achy, throbbing, painful are a few that pop into my mind. We spend our days walking on flat and hard surfaces inside and pounding on concrete and tarmac outside. We wear shoes to protect ourselves from causing ourselves ser...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:06:04
4. Shoes and Over Supination
Shoes and Over Supination
Does wearing the shoes excessively on the outside indicate that you are suffering from over supination or over pronation? It is important to define what over pronation is. Normal pronation, or "turning inward" of the foot is necessary as the foot adapts to the ground. With excessive pronation/ove...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:04:41
5. Reiki Therapy And Foot Pain
Reiki Therapy And Foot Pain
Foot pain is something that affects many people in their life and can affect anyone at anytime in their life irrespective of gender or race and instead of using many over the counter and traditional therapies there are a few alternatives that can be considered to help resolve foot pain and bring ...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:00:46
6. Foot Pain and Flip Flops
Foot Pain and Flip Flops
With summer approaching we hide away our winter shoes and reach for light and breezy flip flops and sandals. These days the humble flip flop is considered a must in most peoples wardrobe, and come in many colours, styles and on occasion with built in bottle openers! But are they really as comfort...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:50:20
7. The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care
The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care
Diabetes is sadly becoming increasingly ever more common. As most will be aware it is to do with the body's ability to control of blood sugar levels. In type 1 diabetes the body struggles to produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. With type 2 the body struggles to use the insulin pr...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
8. running shoes and flat feet
running shoes and flat feet
Most shoes designed today for flat feet are very different from the normal shoes one can buy anywhere in the shops. Flat feet generally lead to over pronation which is where the foot rolls inwards too much. Some training shoes are characterized as motion control shoes that suit the movement of yo...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:00:39
9. Cold Feet
Cold Feet
A new survey has found that ladies are 9 times additional seemingly to develop cold in their extremities than men. They're also additional seemingly to suffer from Raynaud's disease - a recognised condition where not enough blood gets to the fingers and toes, causing extreme pain. There are sever...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
10. High Heels and more
High Heels and more
As we all know women love wearing heels which seem to be getting higher and higher every year. However wearing high heels for long periods can cause many problems ranging from aching feet to hammer toes. High heels can also cause problems for other areas of the body including your knees, back and...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:42
11. Vitamin D Dificiency
Vitamin D Dificiency
Vitamin D is an essential supplement that can be found in such foods as cod liver oil, fish, cheese, eggs and cereals. Commonly nicknamed as the "sunshine vitamin", most mammals have the ability to synthesize the supplement through exposure of the skin to the ultra violet rays of the sun. There ...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:43:27
12. The problem with ill fitting shoes
The problem with ill fitting shoes
Whilst shopping for new shoes it is important to remember how a shoe that fits properly can help prevent many common foot problems. There are a number of different things you should be aware off when choosing a new pair of shoes. It is possible for the feet to grow naturally larger as you age so ...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:31
13. Foot Pain in the New Year
Foot Pain in the New Year
You've signed up for the gym membership. You've bought new workout clothes and shoes. You've made a promise to yourself to stick to your New Year's resolution to exercise and lose weight. You hit the gym, you work out hard for a week, then you wake up one morning and pain is shooting through you...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
14. Plantar Fasciitis and its Remedies
Plantar Fasciitis and its Remedies
The condition Plantar fasciitis affects up to 2 million people in America and is a painful condition that affects the sole of the foot. Generally the condition is caused by overstretching and overuse of the bottom of the foot. The people most susceptible to plantar fasciitis are those who have a...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:45:55
15. Botox As A Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis
Botox As A Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis
The usual cause of chronic heel pain is a condition known as plantar fasciitis. This condition occurs when the tissue around the plantar fascia in the foot become inflamed causing pain and discomfort in the heel. A number of different correct actions exist such as exercise, steroid injection or s...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:46:57
16. The Foot
The Foot
The human foot, which is a collection of 26 bones, 20 muscles and more than 150 ligaments, is one of the more complex structures of the body. On average they can take up to 10,000 steps a day and may absorb the cumulative force of hundreds of tons. It is no surprise then that foot health is a ver...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:31
17. The Dangers of High Heels
The Dangers of High Heels
Runners who wear high heels risk foot, knee or back injury. High heels are one of the leading causes of ingrown toenails. the mix of sporting high-heels and running can result in severe issues, over the common high-heels wearer due to further strain.
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:44:52
18. Foot Pain Causes and Cures
Foot Pain Causes and Cures
Many people suffer from foot pain but few people know how to fix it or what the cause is. Your feet are very complicated as they contain more than a hundred muscles and tendons, 32 joints and 26 bones in each foot. As the average person's feet will walk over 90'000 miles in a lifetime it's not ha...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:46
19. The Gym and Foot Care
The Gym and Foot Care
With winter approaching more people are going to the gym to keep themselves fit, here are a few tips to keep your feet injury free. When you return to the gym remember to stretch your muscles first and increase the level and intensity of your work out gradually, this will help reduce the chance o...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:04:48
20. Women and Shoes
Women and Shoes
An invention created by the great leonardo da vinci in 1533 has become a thing of obsession for hundreds of women for the next 500 years. It was for the future king of france, Catherine d'medici wore a 5 centermetre heels to elevate and exuinate her figure. Elevanted sandles had been worn for so...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:50:20
21. Acoustic Shock Waves Treating Orthopedic Conditions
Acoustic Shock Waves Treating Orthopedic Conditions
A patent was applied for today under 7,985,189 called Method for using acoustic shock waves in treatment of medical conditions, focuses on an emergent technology which revolves around the commercialization of noninvasive biological response activating devices for regenerative medicine.
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:43:28
22. Importance of feet in sports
Importance of feet in sports
Almost every sport one may do involves significant use of the feet. The movement of the feet is the starting point of most stances and changes in posture of physical sports and help complete the specific cycle of motion that may required of the sportsperson. During normal walking the load born on...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
23. Morton's Neuroma and Foot Pain
Morton's Neuroma and Foot Pain
Morton's neuroma is a condition where there is a swelling or thickening of the nerve at the base of the foot. This nerve is normally found towards the ball of your foot between the 3rd and 4TH toes and the condition normally is more common in the age group 40-50 years of age.
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
24. Killer Heels
Killer Heels
Killer heels have, for some time now have been the trend of celebrities and those emulating them and as such the high street has reflected this trend with more daring and higher heels then ever before. French designer Christian Louboutin even hit headlines with nine inch stilettos with red soles...
Fashion & Beauty - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:46:58
25. Deformities of the lesser toes
Deformities of the lesser toes
Deformities of the lesser toes can be very painful. Although a number of surgical and non surgical treatments exist there may be underlying condition of which a deformity is a symptom. As such an early assessment by an orthopaedic surgeon is vital to allow the patient to continue to enjoy their d...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:50:20
26. Introduction to Shin Splints
Introduction to Shin Splints
Shin splints are one of the most common causes of leg pain experienced by athletes and people who are on their feet all day. When most people get a pain in their lower leg they assume it is shin splints. However shin splits is an inflammatory reaction involving the deep tissues of the lower leg w...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:31
27. Heel pain tips
Heel pain tips
Heel pain can affect anyone at anytime and usually is source of great discomfort. Heel pain can be felt all the way up to the knee and hips sometimes affecting movement for the individual afflicted. For this reason it is a good idea to make certain that heel pain is treated and your feet and legs...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:44:54
28. Shoes Beware!
Shoes Beware!
A recent study has found that 88% of women in the US wear shoes that are too small for them and 55% of women have bunions. Bunions are more common in women than in men and are usually attributed to wearing poorly fitting shoes that are narrow at the toes and squeeze the toes into an unnatural pos...
Fashion & Beauty - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:45:57
29. Toenail infections
Toenail infections
Many people have experienced horror stories of how going for a pedicure at a local nail salon has caused toenails to go yellow and crumble with a possible fungal infection but should the salons be to blame as the cause of the problem? It seems obvious it is the salons which spread the fungal spor...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:42
30. Everything about Heel Spurs and Heel Pain
Everything about Heel Spurs and Heel Pain
A common misunderstanding when identifying heel pain is to look at the wrong bone spurs in the heel. When one spur thought to cause the pain, in actuality does not, it usually an additional commonly overlooked spur. This article will go through all these and their contribution to foot pain.
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:45:54
31. High Heels Linked to Arthritis
High Heels Linked to Arthritis
Looking good in high heels does not come without a price. Heels make your legs look longer and attractive no wonder a poll by The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists found that a quarter of women wear heels very regularly if not everyday. This may be the reason why millions of women could be ...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:46:58
32. Diagnosing Shinsplints
Diagnosing Shinsplints
Shinsplints are a common injury for dancers, runners, and fast walkers and is caused by an inflammation of the tendons in the front of the outer leg or posterior peroneal tendons. Shinsplints however are difficult to diagnose and are commonly mistaken for other more usual pains and aches caused b...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:50:20
33. Sweaty, Smelly Feet
Sweaty, Smelly Feet
Foot odour may be embarrassing but more people suffer from it than you might think. Plenty of people would simply think that smelly feet just happen naturally in the course of an average day as you naturally perspire. Your feet have up to 250,000 sweat glands and unlike the sweat on your hands or...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:37
34. Proper Foot Care and Aging
Proper Foot Care and Aging
Aging gracefully should also involve staying healthy and as active as possible in old age. There are some unavoidable body changes that occur as you age but healthy lifestyles can help prevent problems associated with aging like mobility problems due to issues with feet and legs. Various impairm...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
35. Top Tips for Buying Shoes for children
Top Tips for Buying Shoes for children
It's that time of year again when you are thinking of buying new school shoes for the next school term. Despite the risk of deformities and injury however many school children are returning to school with ill fitting and tight shoes. It is important before you splash out on expensive shoes that y...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:42
36. Tips for Correct Foot Care
Tips for Correct Foot Care
Our feet are the means by which we enjoy our everyday activities. They allow us to get to our favorite places and visit or favorite people but disease, bad circulation, ill fitting shoes and even badly trimmed toe nails can all trigger significant feet issues that all should be addressed as soon ...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:04:50
37. Severs Heel And Children
Severs Heel And Children
What is sever's disease? It is a bone disorder which occurs in the heel of children. It can be very painful and is caused by swelling in the growth plate of the heel. It affects girls between the age of 8 to 13 and boys aged 10 to 15. This coincides with their growth spurt and usually lasts 2 yea...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:14:44
38. Children and Sports
Children and Sports
Complaints made by children around painful feet and lower limbs should always be taken seriously. As the child grows possible weight gain that comes with growth and unexpected increase in exercise can cause a wide variety of conditions. Failure to recognise and treat these kinds of overuse injuri...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:50:22
39. Corns and the problems with them
Corns and the problems with them
Corns are a thickened area of skin that can be irritating and painful. Usually circular or cone shaped they occur at points on the feet where friction or pressure causes the affected area to rub against shoes. Medically they are called helomas.
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:43:27
40. Fungal Infections and their treatments
Fungal Infections and their treatments
Most women who have immaculately painted toenails are hiding a little secret, a fungal nail infection which causes an ugly yellow discoloration of one or more of their nails. The fact that infections are easy to catch but very hard to cure shows how one in ten of us will suffer from this conditi...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:43:27
41. Blisters, what why and how
Blisters, what why and how
Blisters occur because of three factors heat, moisture and friction. What tends to happen is your feet get hot and sweaty which causes your socks to stick to your feet causing your foot, sock and the inside of your shoes to rub together causing a blister to form. Blisters can also Form as a resul...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:29
42. Foot Care for the Elderly
Foot Care for the Elderly
A lack of foot care services for the elderly across the UK has left many elderly people housebound across cities in England. In fact recent figures have suggested that many who are over the age of 65 years, up to a third in some places, are unable to even trim their own toe nails. The restriction...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:42
43. UK 'arthritis crisis' because of high heels
UK 'arthritis crisis' because of high heels
Do you love your high heels and are your knees and feet aching? It may be time to say no to those heels that you love. High heels may be fashionable, but could be hazardous to your health by causing problems for your feet. According to a poll by The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, out of...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:56:42

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