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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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I have injuries in my foots, I want to natural solutions, what are the solutions thank you so much, appreciate it

I have injuries in my foots, I want to natural solutions, what are the solutions thank you so much, appreciate it

RICE: In general, mild sprains can be treated with RICE. This stands for: 1) REST. Stay off your injured foot as much as possible. 2) ICE. Apply ice to the injured area as needed. 3) COMPRESSION. Use an elastic bandage, like an ACE wrap, to provide mild compression and reduce swelling. 4) ELEVATION. Raise the affected area up as much a possible. ...Read more

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Can being flat footed affect running?

Can being flat footed affect running?

Yes but: There are running shoes and orthotics designed for all types of feet and also all types of running styles. You can be trained to run effectively. I would consider someone knowledgeable at a specialty running shoe store or even a foot dr. Or physical therapist. ...Read more

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Treating Athlete's Foot (Checklist)

Dry well between the toes after your shower or bath
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Wear white cotton socks, especially in the summer
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Try to avoid scratching
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See your podiatrist is symptoms persist or do not improve
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Everytime i walk and either turn around my foots hurts i feel the pain when i turn my body and step down. The the only time i notice the pain so far..

Everytime i walk and either turn around my foots hurts i feel the pain when i turn my body and step down. The the only time i notice the pain so far..

Foot pain: When you have pain at the ball of your feet, it could be from several causes. If you've been active, you could be causing "capsulitis" or inflammation of the joints at the ball of your feet. Also, there could be a stress fracture, but diagnostic tests are needed to rule that out. Lastly, you could also have an aggravated nerve called a "neuroma" or (historically) "morton's neuroma". ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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Do you know are club foots rare cause I have one?

Do you know are club foots rare cause I have one?

Club foot: The incidence is 1/1000. If you want to see me I have offices in Chicago. Myachingfoot.com. ...Read more