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Posts filed under: General Foot Care

The University of Alabama and our podiatry office are mutually excited to partner together for the 21st Annual Employee Health Fair.  This year’s theme is “Elect to be Healthy!” and we are adding on “…and on Your Feet” to help...
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Are your feet ready for the summer?  From participating in outdoor activities to showing off your toes during sandal season, you want your feet to look and feel good.  If you have neglected your feet until now, I’ve put together...
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Good news for athletes or anyone who suffers from painful foot blisters. A recent study by  Stanford Medicine found that applying inexpensive surgical paper tape to blister-prone areas of the feet can prevent blisters from forming.  The experiment was conducted by Dr....
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  • Importance of Foot Care in Healthy Aging
An article in the Prime Lifestyle of Alabama magazine features Dr. Rosemarie Caillier’s tips on foot care for the elderly.  Pick up a free copy of the February/March issue around Tuscaloosa to read about senior foot care. If you are...
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  • How to measure your feet
Poor fitting shoes can lead to a variety of foot problems.  If they are too big, the arch of the foot may not be properly supported leading to tired feet or heel pain.  If they are too small, which is...
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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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  • 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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