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5 Things You Need To Know About Achilles Tendon Rupture

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Achilles tendon runs along the back of your leg and connects your calf muscle to your heel bone. This tendon is the largest and strongest in your body, but if you put enough stress on it, it can rupture. Here’s what you need to know about this painful injury.  How does the injury occur? Your Achilles tendon can rupture during activities such as jumping, pivoting or running. It can also happen if you trip and catch your balance by thrusting your foot forwards; this will stretch the tendon past its limits. The tendon can...

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4 Things You Need to Know About Morton’s Neuroma

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A morton’s neuroma is a compressed nerve inside your foot. This can lead to pain in your foot, either between your toes or on the top of your foot. Here’s what you need to know about this unpleasant foot issue.  Can it be caused by your shoes? Your choice of footwear could be to blame for the pain you’re currently feeling in your foot. If your shoes are too narrow, the pressure on the sides of your foot can put pressure on the nerves. It can also be caused by hyperpronation. People who hyperpronate put most of their...

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Organic foods that ruin your dental work

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’ve recently had your teeth fixed up and spent a pretty penny in the process. The last thing you want is see your smile returned to its former state and your all your money gone down the drain. Thankfully, this nightmare can be prevented by taking simple care in the things you eat. While organic foods are great for your belly, some of them can also discolour your teeth and cause breakage to existing dental work. Here are the major food groups that can do more harm than good. Fruit juice If you’re in the habit of having a glass...

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Do You Need A Podiatrist Or An Orthopaedic Surgeon?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you are having health problems, the array of help available can be difficult to navigate. There are sometimes different specialists for each body part. How do you know which one is right for your particular problem? If it is a foot, leg or hip problem, you might currently be wondering about the different between a podiatrist and an orthopaedic surgeon. Here are some helpful tips for determining which to go to. Are your problems on the outside of your foot? Bunions, ingrown toenails, corns, calluses and infections of the foot are handled...

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