Month: February 2011

How to Make an Antifungal Foot Soak for Treatment of Foot Fungus

By Dr. Nicole Freels / February 27, 2011 / Comments Off on How to Make an Antifungal Foot Soak for Treatment of Foot Fungus

This antifungal foot soak treatment helps to get rid of any type of foot fungus. This includes the more common athletes foot, which can be a serious problem for diabetics. This foot fungus treatment can also be used to help prevent any type of foot fungus from returning. I suggest using daily to treat a…

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18 Things Your Feet Say About Your Health

By Dr. Nicole Freels / February 21, 2011 / Comments Off on 18 Things Your Feet Say About Your Health

Want to make a simple, ten-second check on the state of your health? Sneak a peek at your feet. “You can detect everything from diabetes to nutritional deficiencies just by examining the feet,” says Jane Andersen, DPM, president of the American Association of Women Podiatrists and a spokeswoman for the American Podiatric Medical Association. The…

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25 Fun Foot Facts

By Dr. Nicole Freels / February 20, 2011 / Comments Off on 25 Fun Foot Facts

A human foot & ankle is a strong, mechanical structure that contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons & ligaments. The 52 bones in your feet make up one quarter of all the bones in your body. When they are out of alignment, so is the rest of your body. There…

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Don’t Get Cold Feet. A Guide to Winter Boots.

By Dr. Nicole Freels / February 7, 2011 / Comments Off on Don’t Get Cold Feet. A Guide to Winter Boots.

Already all sensation had gone out of his feet. So long as he walked four miles an hour, he pumped that blood, willy-nilly, to the surface; but now it ebbed away and sank down into the recesses of his body. The extremities were the first to feel its absence. His wet feet froze the faster.…

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Running a 5K? Read this first. Prevent the five most common running injuries.

By Dr. Nicole Freels / February 4, 2011 / Comments Off on Running a 5K? Read this first. Prevent the five most common running injuries.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just beginning to run or you’re a marathon veteran: running injuries can happen to anyone. And when a runner gets hurt, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS), shinsplints, or runner’s knee usually is the diagnosis. Allison Lind, a physical therapist in New York City, developed an exercise program…

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