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Can I Take Magnesium For Plantar Fasciitis?

If you browse around the Internet for any length of time, looking for cures or treatments for Plantar Fasciitis, you will most likely come across people (or companies) recommending that you take Magnesium supplements to help with your heel pain.This does seem to be a more recent “phase” of suggested treatments and there is a […]

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How Nutrition Affects Your Feet

When you think about your nutrition and health, the chances are that you will associate what you eat with weight loss, heart health or diabetes.But, what you might fail to recognize is that what you eat will affect way much more than just your weight, heart and blood sugar level.Your choice of food will affect […]

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Ledderhose And Plantar Fibroma Natural Treatment Options

I have been doing a lot of research on Ledderhose disease, also known as Plantar Fibromatosis, an uncommon disease where painful lumps grow on your feet (especially in the arch, along the fascia) making it painful to walk, run or even stand.The true cause of this condition is not known but some professionals think it […]

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4 Essential Oils That Beat Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Stretching, massage, rest and applying ice, heat and using orthotics are all Podiatrist recommended ways to help manage your plantar fasciitis.However, some people want to look at other natural remedies that might help.One popular way to relax muscles is to apply essential oils, either massaging them into the skin or adding them to a bath.The […]

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How to Treat and Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

Running is arguably one of the simplest activities or sports out there. Unlike many other sports, running doesn’t inherently necessitate a ton of gear or many years of specialized, technical training.For the most part, as long as you throw a pair of shoes on your foot (which is debatable, in some circles) and generally move […]

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How To Fix Crooked Toes

“There was a crooked man, who had a crooked house. He had a crooked cat, and…he had some crooked toes….”Hang on… that’s not how the nursery rhyme goes, is it?Having crooked toes is not the natural state for your feet, either. Our feet have a duty that weighs heavy on them – they carry our […]

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3 Exercises To Strengthen Feet And Ankles

Fitness and exercise enthusiasts are often fighting a never-ending battle against potential injury, with the vast majority of athletes keeping a close eye on lactic acid build-up, overworking muscles, tedium and many more important aspects of health and fitness.However, the explosive popularity we’ve seen in the world of health and fitness in recent years means […]

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Runners: What To Expect When You Visit the Podiatrist

Us runners can be a stubborn lot. No matter what injuries we have, we quite often ignore advice and decide to go for a 10 mile run on the same day as receiving treatment for an injury. Often, the will and need to run is greater than the pain I suffer afterwards.  Even if podiatrists tell […]

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