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How Can I Quickly Get Rid of Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis?

How Can I Quickly Get Rid of Nail Fungus or Onychomycosis?

Onychomycosis is a fungal nail infection chiefly caused by dermatophyte fungi. Nail fungus is a common condition that affects both athletes and the layman alike, but how can you tell if you have onychomycosis? Brittle, crumbling, discolored finger- or toenails may be a sign of a nail fungus infection. The nail fungal condition begins as a yellow...

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Patient-Centric Holistic Care

Patient-Centric Holistic Care

In today's modern language,  beaten-beyond-death buzzwords such as authenticity, self care, mindfulness, wellbeing, wellness, and holistic (that seem soon to be linked to honest John's “pre-loved” car sales) proliferate across brands, products and services. In healthcare one of these terms is “holistic,” but what truly does that word mean? I...

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Run To Strengthen or Strengthen To Run?

Run To Strengthen or Strengthen To Run?

The most common running injuries are to the muscle or tendons. Stronger muscles are less likely to tear, and will also hold the foot in place so that tendons aren’t pulled and stretched beyond their...

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Textured Insoles

Textured Insoles

Orthotics is an umbrella term covering everything from blister plasters to full-leg braces. They can correct deformities, improve gait (walking style), give support, improve...

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Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

Are Your Child’s Feet Normal

“Is it normal?” must be one of the most commonly asked questions in medical history. There’s actually been surprisingly little research done on ‘normal’ feet in adults....

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To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

Nobody can 100 percent say that stretching can directly decrease the risk of injury, but most podiatrists or physiotherapists recognise stretching can have an indirect...

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Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

Flat Feet: Fixing It For The Future

The medical term for “flat feet” is “pes planus” or sometimes we just call them “fallen arches. You are considered to have flat feet when the arches that give the foot its...

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Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Heel Pain: Understand It To Fix It!

Does anyone want to “cope” with a crippling pain that shoots through your heels the moment you jump out of bed? I didn’t think so. But if you find yourself struggling with...

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Golf and Your Feet

Golf and Your Feet

Do you want to hit the ball longer and straighter? So are you looking to improve your golf game? Like with most problems it is best to start from the bottom up. Having good...

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Pick The Right Shoes for You

Pick The Right Shoes for You

There’s something exciting about slipping on a new pair of running shoes for the first time. It makes you feel more confident about achieving your fitness goals, whether...

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What Causes Muscle Tightness?

What Causes Muscle Tightness?

Muscle tightness is so common that people tend not to take it seriously. It’s often dismissed as a natural consequence of ageing, or an annoying problem which runs in...

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Preventing Football Injuries

Preventing Football Injuries

Football – Stay strong to prolong your game! Injury can end your match, it can end your career before it has ever really begun. Consistency and injury prevention is vital to...

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