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Do foot levelers work?

Do foot levelers work?

Yes: If you are referring to a shoe heel lift or orthotic inserts, they work very well when used in the correct way and for a specific diagnosis! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What works well for athlete's foot?

What works well for athlete's foot?

Depends: You want one that works...and if it clears the infection, it's strong enough. It could be over the counter or prescription. It depends on the extent and the type of fungal infection ...Read more

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How can I cope with work-related feet pain?

How can I cope with work-related feet pain?

Insoles: Appropriately designed and cushioned insoles can be particularly helpful. See a podiatrist to get fitted for the most appropriate ones. ...Read more

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How to tell if kinoki foot pads really work?

How to tell if kinoki foot pads really work?

They don't: While there is no doubt there are substances that are toxic to the body, the odds that some magical pad recognizes them and sucks them out of the feet, right through the skin, are slim to none. A healthy diet, high in antioxidants combined with reasonable hydration is your best bet. ...Read more

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How can you stop my feet from hurting at work?

How can you stop my feet from hurting at work?

See the podiatrist: A visit to the podiatrist will not only give you a chance to have a comprehensive examination but will give you an opportunity to get advice on shoes to wear while at work. Unless you are walking barefoot at work, many times feet hurting on the job are related to the shoes, the amount of time spent walking/standing and the type of flooring you have at your place of work. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop my feet from hurting while i'm at work?

What can be done to stop my feet from hurting while i'm at work?

More info needed: It depends on what the problem is that is causing your pain. You could try a good arch support like powersteps in your shoes and if that doesn't work, see a podiatrist to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What works in taking care of a green foot please help it hurts!?

What works in taking care of a green foot please help it hurts!?

Get evaluated: This may be something you should have evaluated by your primary care physician or podiatrist. Discoloration can be caused by many things. ...Read more

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Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Can chinese foot patches that remove toxins from the body really work?

Doubtful: The skin is a barrier against things entering our body...Or leaving it. The odds of a patch, chinese or otherwise, being able to selective suck out toxins are fairly slim. They are deigned to change color on contact to moist skin, giving the appearance of having removed something harmful. ...Read more

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What should I do to help protect my feet as i stand for work 8 hours a day?

What should I do to help protect my feet as i stand for work 8 hours a day?

Protect feet: By protect I am assuming that you mean give your feet support . If you have a job where you may drop something on your feet then a steel toed shoe or boot is in order . An insert called an orthotic is what you seek . To get the device that is right for you see your podiatrist - they don't always have to be custom devices . ...Read more

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So i work 8 hours a day nd when im done my, feet. Back and butt is hurting what can I do to fix it i feel like i need a butt massage?

So i work 8 hours a day nd when im done my, feet. Back and butt is hurting what can I do to fix it i feel like i need a butt massage?

See physiatrist: This could be from gluteus medius or piriformis spasm vs referred pain from the low back. A physiatrist can determine the cause and make treatment recommendations ranging from stretching, core strengthening to muscle relaxants and trigger point injections. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to look after your feet?

What approaches work best to look after your feet?

Pedal Care: Good question. Check your feet daily, make sure you check the inside of your shoegear before you put them on to make sure there are no foreign objects inside. Alt. Wearing shoes daily. Wear clean dry socks with proper fitting shoegear. After cleaning your feet dry inbtwn toes, apply moisturizer (not too much!) do not cut nails too short, (straight across is best!) if problems arise see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Does foot reflexology work?

Does foot reflexology work?

Relieves some stress: Foot reflexology relaxes the patient, relieving some of his stress, because of the patient's getting a foot massage and getting to interact with a caring person. Stress-related symptoms can improve. The patient feels better because he believes he should feel better (otherwise he quits going to the reflexologist), but there isn't anything else about the "reflexology" that changes any disease state. ...Read more

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How do foot detox pads work?

How do  foot detox pads work?

They don't: This s a wives tale, the pad will turn color but it will not detox you. ...Read more

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Does foot reflexology actually work?

Does foot reflexology actually work?

Nice: It's a nice foot massage, but as a way of treating your internal organs... Not so much! ...Read more

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What could work for chronic foot pain?

What could work for chronic foot pain?

See doctor: It all depends on the nature of your pain and problem. If it is plantar fasciitis, a common foot problem, you may escape by getting involved in some exercises, wearing proper footwear and recurring to steroid shots. In other cases, the condition may be such that a surgical intervention will be the only cure. Have your podiatrist take a look and decide what's best for you. ...Read more

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Is it true that foot orthotics really work?

Is it true that foot orthotics really work?

Most of the time. : If you use them properly. If you're looking to beef up the shoes you already have, get a good insert or custom orthotic: you can use them to improve the shoes you already own. Over the counter orthotics typically break down over 6-12 months, but a good custom orthotic will last years. This will also ensure it is customized exactly to you and will correct your foot specifically. ...Read more

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How can I avoid severe foot pain after work?

How can I avoid severe foot pain after work?

Peoorthist: Consider working with a certified pedorthist and /or podiatrist to ensure that your shoe/ boot choices are optimum for your foot health. ...Read more

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Will expired athletes foot powder still work?

Will expired athletes foot powder still work?

Maybe: But it's never a good idea to use expired medication. Some medication weakens over time, but others become more concentrated, and with medicine, more is not always better. Athlete's foot power is not expensive. Be safe and get a new one. ...Read more

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Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

Which work boots brands are best for club feet?

See below: The best boots are the ones that feel comfortable and accommodate the deformity. ...Read more