Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet—even a small cut can produce serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because...
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Don't Invite Gout to Your Holiday Feasts Ice-Related Falls Can Wreak Havoc on Ankles Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Five Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet
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Remember the Importance of Diabetic Foot Care Prepare Your Feet for Autumn Hikes Avoid Injuries When Playing Indoor Sports
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Toenails will often become thick as an individual grows older. Thickening may also occur as a result of trauma to the toenail, such as when it repeatedly hits the end of a shoe that is too short. Sometimes when something is dropped on the toenail, the nail will fall off. When...
1/10/2018 2:03:30 PM
Skin cancer is a general term for three distinct cancers that can appear on the foot: melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma , the most common type of skin cancer, appears on sun-exposed areas as a smooth, raised bump or a sore ...
1/10/2018 1:34:44 PM
Six Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet Keep Boot Heels Low This Winter to Prevent Injuries Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year Hit the Slopes and Rinks Safely
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Sunscreen on Your Feet? Doctors urge sunscreen use and exams to prevent skin cancer on feet Many people do not think about their feet when applying sunscreen, but did you know that the skin on your feet is highly susceptible to melanoma and other forms of skin canc...
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Six Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet Keep Foot Pain Out of the Game Snowboarders: Be Sensible on the Slopes Do a Midyear Performance Check on Your Children’s Feet
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Keep Kids’ Feet Healthy with the Right Back-to-School Shoes Ankle Fractures Often Not Diagnosed Protect Your Feet During Fall Yard Cleanup Enjoy Your Fall Hikes Without a Foot or Ankle Injury
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Five Tips For Healthy Holiday Feet Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons offers five tips for healthy holiday feet. (View Full-Size Version) If the shoe fits, wear it. When hitting the dance flo...
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Lawnmowers and Feet Don’t Mix Love Those Flip Flops Protect Your Feet from Skin Cancer
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Contact dermatitis of the foot is an inflammation of the skin in response to an irritant. This irritant is something with which the foot has come into contact, such as materials and chemicals with which shoes are made, poison ivy or harsh chemicals. When the skin of the foot...
1/10/2018 11:22:38 AM
Ouch! Young Soccer Players Sidelined by Painful Toes Snug cleats, repeated kicking lead to ingrown toenails. This is a bad time of year to be a juvenile toenail. Suffolk, Va. foot and ankle surgeon Matthew Dairman, DPM, FACFAS, says he sees a lot of children with ...
11/29/2017 10:48:36 AM
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed. They can be caused by excess pressure due to ill-fitting shoes, long periods in bed or after an injury that breaks the skin. Ulcers are commonl...
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