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Why You May Want to Retire Your Slippers

Wearing slippers around the house, especially during the colder months is quite common. Many people like to slip their feet into slippers upon padding around the house. In the new working-from-home era, slipper use has no doubt spiked. While there is nothing inherently wrong with wearing slippers — they’re pretty darn comfy and keep your toes warm — there are some risks and problems wearing poorly designed slippers. Below, we will discuss some of the potential risks that you [...]

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Minimizing Risk of Ingrown Toenails

There is no single cause responsible for all cases of ingrown toenails; rather, there are a variety of different possibilities. Ingrown toenails are rather common, so don’t beat yourself up if you bend down to notice that your toenail, usually on the big toe, begins curving inward and into the skin of the toenail. This is a minor nuisance that can be painful, but it can be avoided. The good news is that finding and correcting the problems can [...]

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Things You Should Be Doing For Your Feet

Feet are just one of those body parts that many of us don’t give much thought or attention to. This can often lead to foot issues that could have been prevented, or at least resolved early on. Whether it is infections or foot injuries, there are things we don’t often pay attention to, or neglect, until the issues are glaring and we are forced to deal with them. Regardless of how you spend your days, there are likely some [...]

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Caring For Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

Taking good care of your feet is something everyone should take more seriously, and this is especially true for individuals who are diabetic. Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet, as it may cause nerve damage that takes away feeling in your feet, making it difficult to feel the pain of a foot injury, and severe consequences may result. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because [...]

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