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Orthotics for Hammertoe

17th July 2009
Hammertoe is a common foot deformity that occurs when the toes become locked into a permanently bent position. They are often caused by wearing ill-fitting footwear, particularly high-heeled shoes, which force the toes into a bent position. Anatomically s... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Toe Fractures: Options To Treat and Heal Them (Yes, Toe Fractures Do Need To Be Treated)

16th July 2009
Toe fractures are very common, and often are an under treated medical condition. Conventional wisdom states that they cannot be treated, and fractured toes are often left alone. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to significant problems down the road,... Read >
Author: Scott Kilberg DPM

What Causes Foot Drop?

16th July 2009
A person with foot drop is unable to lift the front part of his foot (a movement known as dorsiflexion). When a person with foot drop attempts to walk, the foot will slap down on the floor. The affected person may try to accommodate the condition by walki... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Choosing an Orthopedic Sandal

10th July 2009
It's not easy to find a pair of sandals that properly supports your feet. But after an entire summer of sandal wearing, you'll wish you had. Most sandals - with their flat, thin sole - simply don't cut it when it comes to supporting the arch, heel, toes a... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Toe Amputation: Causes and Consequences

06th July 2009
Q: What are the most common reasons for toe amputation? A: Toes may need to be amputated for a variety of reasons. One of the most common reasons is infection. A toe may be removed to prevent an infection from spreading to the bone or bloodstream, or ... Read >
Author: kentsmith

What You Can Do For a Broken Toe

05th July 2009
You wake up in the middle of the night with nature calling. No need to turn on a light...you know the way. BAM! You walk, barefoot, right into the rocking chair! Just like a Loony Tunes cartoon, you see stars. As you hop back to bed, you can't get past th... Read >
Author: Dr. Andrew Schneider

Trapped nerve? The best solution to fix a trapped nerve

30th June 2009
It is estimated that about 82% of the population in Germany suffer from chronic back pain at one time or the other. One type of back pain that is very common is called trapped nerve. Conditions like back pain should not be ignored and treatment should... Read >
Author: Alf J Smith

Trapped Nerve - The best way to remove| quickly by using simple exercises

26th June 2009
It is estimated that You won't believe that 80% of adults in Europe suffer from troublesome back pain at one time or the other. One type of back pain that is very common is called a trapped nerve. Conditions like trapped nerves should not be untreated... Read >
Author: Alf J Smith

Common Foot Problems During Summer Travel: How to Avoid Them

05th June 2009
As soon as the weather heats up, people head out with the kids for some sun in the fun. Summer travel plans are usually much anticipated, but can be wrecked by a minor foot problem. By taking some simple precautions, you can enjoy the trip and have a grea... Read >
Author: Dr. Christopher Segler

Stronger Calves to Jump Higher

04th June 2009
The calve muscles can be one of the most difficult body parts to increase in size but developing explosive jumping power is easily gained with proper training methods. You do not have to build large muscles to get stronger, in fact, it may be genetics tha... Read >
Author: Tim Archbold

bridge exercise, bridge exercise back, abdominal exercises, low back problems, abdominal muscles

01st June 2009
The spinal cord is the most important part of one's body. It gives shape to our body and defines our posture. It is extremely important to keep it in good shape and it can only be achieved through regular exercise. Exercise keeps the muscle flexible and t... Read >
Author: richersiamon

What is a Morton's Toe , and Why is it Important to You

18th May 2009
Everything that I write about in this article is based on the lifetime work of two important physicians. One who was President Kennedy's White House doctor. I will write more these doctors in another article but for now allow me to introduce you to the Mo... Read >
Author: Dr. Burton S. Schuler

Sexy Tattoo Ideas for Women - Classy Yet Sexy Feminine Tattoos

01st May 2009
The first thing you want to think about is what you want in a tattoo'do you want a specific shape or graphic, or something that is a tattoo artist's original design? Or maybe you want a word or character, whether in English, another language with Roman ch... Read >
Author: Lindsy Emery

Youth Softball Conditioning

01st May 2009
There are many youth softball conditioning exercises that will improve the strength and agility of softball players. By increasing the ability of the player's body to perform, we are giving players the opportunity to maximize their talents and potential, ... Read >
Author: Jeff Mattas

Taking Care Of Your Dog's Paw

27th April 2009
Of course, we humans use shoes to protect our feet. We insist on it! But dogs usually don't have that luxury, and routinely walk over ice, rock, grass, cement and soil on their bare paws. Their paws' thick pads give them protection we don't have, and that... Read >
Author: Judd Snell
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