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Stress Fractures on Athletes

What do track and field sportspersons, gymnasts, acrobats, dancers, tennis players, basketball and football players all have in common? They are all at an advanced risk for stress fractures. What is exactly a stress fracture? According to the AAOS (American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons) is a small crack in a bone. Stress fractures often develop from…

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Ankle Sprain Problems

Like most injuries, ankle sprains can differ extensively in severity of pain as well as recovery time. Some ankle sprain will reach a full recovery by simply keeping weight off of the injured ankle until it has had time to heal; in other cases treatment in required to properly heal a sprained ankle.  If you…

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Yoga poses to help you stretch

Western science is starting to provide some concrete clues as to how yoga works to improve health, heal aches and pains, and keep sickness at bay. With these yoga poses you can also improve flexibility and treat some foot problems like plantas fasciitis, sesamoiditis and heel pain. Take 15 to 30 minutes to do these…

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Plantar Fasciitis and Hurting Heels

Heel pain is the #1 foot problem in America. 2,000,000 people suffer from heel problems every year and 10% of the American population experiences heel pain. A very interesting fact is that 60 tons of stress are placed on feet during every mile walked and that the heel strikes the ground 1,500 times per mile…

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Peripheral Neuropathy

107 Million North American adults in the USA are currently diabetic or pre diabetic, rising the rate of 2 million new cases annually and approximately 70% of diabetic will suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy. This is the number 1 cause for hospitalization of diabetes. Approximately 100,000 limbs are lost each year in the United States due…

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Terrible effects of Nail Polish

Terrible effects of Nail Polish This lacquer applied to finger and toenails used to decorate more than to protect nails is a must have in all seasons, especially on summer. But did you know that this beauty product can bring harmful consequences for your nails and health?. Nail polish is one of the most toxic…

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Remedies to prevent sweaty stinky feet

Your kitchen is full of natural home remedies that can help banish foot odor. Remove odor from feet: Salt. Salt has a drying effect on the skin, so do as when go to the beach; dip your feet on salty water. Use ½ a cup of kosher salt (it has larger crystals than ordinary table…