Technique - Topic : foot disorders

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Podiatrists Deliver Advanced Training at DePasquale

March 8, 2016  | Article

The nail team at DePasquale is trained to recognize a number of foot and nail abnormalities as the result of a collaboration with a local podiatric practice.

Keywords: foot disorders   podiatrists   working with doctors  

Doctor Gives Feet a Helping Hand

April 17, 2015  | Article

His patients’ desire for more youthful-looking feet — and relief from nagging foot pain — prompted a Beverly Hills dermatologic surgeon to create a Heel-to-Toe Rejuvenation program to keep feet looking and feeling great regardless of age.

Keywords: callus treatments   dermatologists   feet   foot disorders   sweaty feet  

A Quicker Fix for Plantar Fasciitis Pain

January 29, 2015  | News

A new study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports finds that a simple exercise, easily done at home, is faster and more effective at treating plantar fasciitis than conventional treatments.

Keywords: foot disorders   plantar fasciitis  

Foot Problems Pervasive in U.S., Says Survey

November 3, 2012  | Article

This year, the Institute for Preventive Foot Health (IPFH) sponsored it’s second broad-based survey of the state of foot health in the United States. The survey found 78% of U.S. adults age 21+ report they have had one or more problems with their feet at some time in their lives.

Keywords: feet   foot disorders  

What Is Haglund's Deformity?

December 1, 2010  | Article

Anyone who has walked in high heels for any length of time can imagine the origin of Haglund’s deformity.

Keywords: foot disorders  

What Are Neuromas?

November 1, 2009  | Article

When the weight of the body lands on a swollen nerve, it can be debilitating. Learn the symptoms and alert clients to this common problem that develops in the nerves of the foot.

Keywords: bunions   foot disorders   neuromas  

Flip-Flop Flubs

August 1, 2009  | Article

Foot-related injuries due to flip-flop wear are on the rise, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association. “There are many flip-flops on the market that offer little to nothing in terms of arch support, stability, and shock absorption,” says the APMA’s Dr. Ross Taubman. “Opting to wear a pair of cheaply constructed flip-flops puts the wearer at risk for injuries such as arch pain, tendinitis, and sprained ankles.”

Keywords: educating clients   foot disorders  

What Are Bunions?

September 1, 2008  | Article

Often thought to be caused by poor footwear, bunions are most often the result of inherited foot structure. With good care and careful precautions, bunions can not only be treated, they can also be prevented from developing in the first place.

Keywords: bunions   elderly clients   foot care   foot disorders  

What Are Plantar Warts?

May 1, 2008  | Article

Somewhat unsightly and decidedly painful, plantar warts are an annoying, persistent nuisance. But early, consistent treatment could be all it takes to eliminate this common virus.

Keywords: foot disorders   skin conditions  

This Little Piggy…

October 1, 2004  | Article

Have you ever wondered why so many odd things happen to the little toe? One clue as to why lies within the toe’s structure — and other clues lie within our genes.

Keywords: feet   foot disorders  

The Aging Foot

June 1, 2004  | Article

Our feet — along with our activities— change as we mature. From hereditary problems to injuries, our feet often take a pounding the older we get. Help your clients take care of their feet throughout their lifetime to ensure good foot health into old age.

Keywords: arthritic clients   athlete's foot   brittle nails   bunions   corns  

What's the Diagnosis: Dry Skin or Athlete's Foot?

September 1, 2003  | Article

Think someone wiht athlete's foot would never come in for a pedicure? Think again. What you and your clients desdribe and treat as dry skin might actually be a mild, but still contagious, case of athlete's foot.

Keywords: athlete's foot   feet   foot disorders   skin care  

Toe Woes - what goes wrong with feet

May 1, 2003  | Article

Stay a step ahead of clients' needs by learning to recognize the most common woes that may cause pain and disfigurement to clients' toes.

Keywords: bunions   feet   foot disorders   hammertoes   neuromas  

Insoles Ease Foot Pain

May 1, 2003  | Article

A poll conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association found that 55% of Americans miss a day of work due to foot problems.

Keywords: foot disorders  

Foot Fixers: Great Ideas for Services and Spotting Foot Disorders

July 1, 1999  | Article

There are no tricks in these delightful treats for feet, and the only thing to smell will be the heady scents of aromatherapy oils and lotions that finish off the service.

Keywords: bunions   deluxe pedicures   foot disorders   hammertoes   ingrown toenails  

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