Healthy, Beautiful Feet Through Podiatry and Natural Healthcare

Treating Your Tender Tendons: Preventing Achilles Tendinitis In Joggers

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It goes without saying that regular exercise is hugely important to anybody’s health, but if you want to avoid injury, you have to make sure you do it right. Achilles tendinitis is a painful and debilitating condition, very common among runners, and the root cause of it is often running with improper equipment or technique Achilles tendinitis is a painful swelling of the Achilles tendon, that may be accompanied by tearing in more severe cases.…

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How to Treat Achilles Tendon Problems

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The Achilles tendon refers to the big tendon at the back of your heel. That tendon is susceptible to a variety of problems such as Achilles tendonitis and inflammation. This article discusses some treatment options that are available to you in case you start having Achilles tendon problems. Rest One of the easiest ways to combat Achilles tendon problems such as inflammation is to rest. This allows the swelling to subside, and the tendon can begin to heal.…

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Calloused Feet Are Not Something You Need to Live With: Here's What You Can Do

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Calloused hands and fingers can be a mark of pride in some cases. It shows you’ve been working hard in some way, whether it’s a lot of heavy lifting, some intensive practise on a musical instrument, or even cooking a large amount of food (where your grip on the knife has resulted in a small callus). Calloused feet are not such a cause of pride, and sometimes feet can become calloused with what you would consider normal activity.…

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