How your diet and eating habits affect foot health

Dr. Nina Coletta Nina Coletta, DPM, PA Podiatric Medicine, website We all know that our diet has a direct impact on our wellness. If fruits and veggies make up a large portion of what you eat, you’re probably in good health. If, however, the employees at the local fast food chain know you by name,
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What Is a Gait Analysis?

By Coach Al Lyman, CSCS, FMS, HKC For Active.com Many people think gait analysis is all about—and only about—someone watching you walk or run and evaluating your feet and your shoes. How many of you have done the following? A clerk in your local running store watches you jog, and suggests a pair of shoes
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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis

EMBED THIS INFOGRAPHIC ON YOUR SITE: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease characterized by multiple areas of damage and scarring (sclerosis) to the nerve fibers of the brain and spinal cord. Although research has brought us closer to understanding the disease process, its cause is not yet fully known, nor is there a cure.
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Diabetes and Sleep Disorders

Research has found a strong connection between diabetes and sleep issues. Diabetics often suffer from sleep loss. And sleep loss can increase the likelihood of developing diabetes and exacerbate the symptoms for someone already dealing with the disease. Diabetes is a group of diseases in which the body is unable to properly produce and/or respond
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How To Prevent and Treat Those Frustrating Sports Injuries

Yesterday, after a long day of treating patients I went out for an evening run, a 5 km jog around the neighbourhood that not only keeps me in shape but clears my mind. A block before turning into my street, the tip of my running shoe caught on a loose cobblestone and I was forced
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15 Health Benefits of Eating Fish, According to Science (+5 Delicious Fish Recipes)

Jen Reviews https://www.jenreviews.com/fish/ Scientists consider fish as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Health experts recommend that individuals include fish into their diets as regularly as possible. This is because fish is packed with protein, vitamin D, important minerals such as selenium and iodine, as well as omega-3 fatty acids. In fact,
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Type 2 Diabetes: The Fitness You Need

Type 2 diabetes is not inevitable. Preventing and even reversing the onset of diabetes is entirely possible, but it takes commitment. Taking charge of your health involves a two-pronged approach: diet and exercise. Both are crucial for long-term success and optimal health. Diet and exercise Diet and exercise are both key components of a successful
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Foot Drop Risk Factors

By Mayo Clinic Staff The peroneal nerve controls the muscles that lift your foot. This nerve runs near the surface of your skin on the side of your knee closest to your hand. Activities that compress this nerve can increase your risk of foot drop. Examples include: Crossing your legs. People who habitually cross their
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