32011May

Do foot problems effect your Golf swing?

It is becoming more evident that foot and lower limb function holds one of the keys to a proper golf swing. To transfer weight and produce an efficient swing, proper biomechanical balance of the foot is essential.

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172011Apr

Pregnancy & your feet

Due to natural weight gain in pregnancy, the centre of gravity is moved which changes the posture and walking pattern which can effect balance, which may result in additional pressure on the hips, knees and feet.

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182011Mar

How do I stop sweaty, smelly feet?

When the skin breaks this can then increase the risk of bacterial infection, which in turn causes the characteristic smelly feet odour. A sweat rash can then develop which consits of tiny blisters which can then block the sweat gland ducts. This results in damage to the tissues and inflammation

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82011Mar

Diabetic Footcare

Diabetic footcare. Why do diabetics need to look after their feet?Diabetes may affect your feet in a number of ways and in some cases may lead to serious complications.

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232011Feb

What is a Chilblain

What is a chilblain? This is a seasonal, sudden constriction of a blood vessel affecting the young and old. This cold injury, when resolving may be mistaken for unusual hard skin or old blisters. There may be an underlying medical condition complicating the problem.

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