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Monthly Archives: September 2014

  • 3 foot exercises for women who wear high heels
Adorning your feet with beautiful high heel shoes can cause you to develop unsightly foot deformities.  When shoes keep the feet positioned in an unnatural way for an extended period of time, some foot muscles contract while others weaken.  Over...
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  • Diabetic foot care guide by podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
Your feet can last a lifetime with good care to avoid serious problems that can lead to toe, foot, or leg amputations.  Foot care is very important for people with diabetes especially if you have: loss of feeling in the...
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  • Foot Health Lessons From a Diabetic Father by Podiatrist Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
Before I left for college, my dad turned to me and said, “Always remember, you can learn something from anybody.”  He didn’t want me going off and getting a degree with an attitude that no one else can help teach...
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  • How to treat a ganglion cyst on the foot | Dr. Rosemarie Caillier DPM PC
Even podiatrists are not immune from foot problems.  For the past six months, I’ve been dealing with a bump on top of my right foot that suddenly appeared while attending (of all places) a podiatry conference!  It was a hot...
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  • Foot Health Awareness
Our feet pay a price to get us moving.  They endure the surface challenges tread upon, the constraints of footwear, and the pressure from our upper body.  What happens when they eventually suffer the effects of use or even abuse? ...
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  • Secret to healing dry cracked heels quickly
If you have been neglecting taking care of your feet all winter, you are probably dealing with dry cracked heels that need immediate attention now that sandal-season is approaching.  Good skin care of the feet is just as important as...
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  • Your feet can say a lot about your heart
You may not realize it, but certain symptoms in your feet and legs can warn you of a potential loss of life or limb.  According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the #1 killer of all Americans, the...
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Every fourth Tuesday in March is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day.  It is a one-day “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2...
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  • How To Get Baby Soft Feet
Getting the skin of a baby’s feet would be a dream come true.  Newborn skin has not had a chance to dry and callous like adult feet.  They don’t undergo the pressure of standing and walking that can cause our...
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The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) is celebrating its second annual Rheumatoid Awareness Day on February 2, 2014 to give people who suffer with chronic illness known as rheumatoid arthritis, or rheumatoid disease, a day of recognition. February 2 is the...
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