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Types of Knee Braces – Reduce Knee Pain & Prevent Injury

Types of Knee Braces There are several different types of knee braces that range from simple compression sleeves to corrective braces. Based on the issues that you are having, your doctor or orthotist may suggest one of the following braces to be worn during certain activities or at all times. Functional Knee Braces: This is a type of brace that provides support to a previously injured knee. Oftentimes athletes wil...

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Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Diabetic Foot Care Tips Two of the most important things you can do if you are diabetic are: control your sugar and take care of your feet. Diabetes can cause a loss of sensation in your feet, which means you could step on something or a callus could form and you wouldn’t know unless you take the time to look at your feet. It can also cause limited blood flow, which complicates and lengthens the healing process. People with diabetes also may have poor immune systems ...

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Knee Ligament Injuries – PCL, LCL, MCL & ACL Injuries

Common Injuries of a RunnerRunner’s knee: A common overuse injury that results from the kneecap being out of alignment. Often, the cartilage on the kneecap wears down and can cause pain, particularly when going up or down stairs, squatting, or sitting with the knee bent for extended periods of time. Stress fractures...

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Common Injuries of a Runner

Common Injuries of a RunnerRunner’s knee: A common overuse injury that results from the kneecap being out of alignment. Often, the cartilage on the kneecap wears down and can cause pain, particularly when going up or down stairs, squatting, or sitting with the knee bent for extended periods of time. Stress fractures...

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Pes Planus – Causes & Treatment for Flat Feet

Pes Planus - The Causes and Treatment for Flat Feet Pes planus is a common issue that is easily diagnosed, and one we treat often. It is a condition in which the arch of your foot is lowered or flattened out, which causes excessive pronation of the foot, forefoot abduction, and eversion of the heel, as seen in the video below.In most people...

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diabetes foot care

Living With Diabetes: Diabetic Foot Care Tips

Living With Diabetes: Diabetic Foot CareTwo of the most important things you can do if you are diabetic are control your sugar and take care of your feet. Diabetes can cause a loss of sensation in your feet, which means you could step on something or a callus could form and you wouldn’t know unless you take the time to look at your feet. It can also cause limited blood flow, which complicates and lengthens the healing process.Foot ...

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Proper Shoe Fit – Avoiding Foot Pain, Bunions and More

Proper Shoe Fit Buying shoes that fit well is essential to good foot health. Poorly fitting shoes can lead to pain, bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis, and even stress fractures. But how do you know if you’re buying the right shoes? Do you need a bigger size, a different style, or a wider shoe? Picking out shoes can be a daunting and overwhelming task, but these tips can help to point you in the right direction. ...

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plantar fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Treatments

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?Plantar fascia is the tissue that connects the bones on the bottom of your feet. It stretches the entire length of your foot, from heel to toes, and acts with the muscles in the foot and leg to hold the shape of the arch.Normally, the fascia acts as a shock absorbe...

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