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Every Day Foot Care

Our feet are of great importance in our everyday lives. The problem is that we tend to neglect them. When this becomes a habit, it can cause significant trouble. Ignoring foot problems can mean pain, limited mobility, and expensive doctor’s visits. On the other hand, if the feet are cared for and looked after each … Continue reading Every Day Foot Care

Sport Specialization May Risk Severs Disease

Severs disease is an inflammation of the heel’s growth plate, often affecting physically active children and teenagers. The risk of Severs Disease has grown since children are attempting specialization in a single sport at younger ages. Because of this risk, it is generally advised to wait until adolescence to begin any sort of athletic specialization. … Continue reading Sport Specialization May Risk Severs Disease

Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a medical condition that causes heel pain in one or both feet of children during the period when their feet are growing. Sever’s disease occurs most commonly in boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years of age. Sever’s disease occurs when the part … Continue reading Sever’s Disease

Managing Kids Foot Odor

Parents who contend with their kids having foul foot odor in their kids’ feet can address this problem in several ways. Using antibacterial soap when cleaning your children’s feet can address bacteria, which is a common cause of odor. Be sure for your kids to alternate shoes and wear fresh socks daily as this can … Continue reading Managing Kids Foot Odor

Helicopter Mountain Rescue performed for Climber wearing Flip-flops

Flip-flops were the cause of Viennese tourist Maria Schneider’s troubles when the climber found herself stuck on a peak of the 7,109 foot-high Dobratsch Mountain. Schneider was climbing the peak located near Villach, Austria when she discovered she was stuck. A police helicopter rescue team came to her aid, comprised of eight mountain rescuers and … Continue reading Helicopter Mountain Rescue performed for Climber wearing Flip-flops

Flip-flops and Feet

Flip-flops are some of the most comfortable and convenient kinds of shoes there are. They let you freely move your toes, aren’t constrictive, and allow your feet to breathe. They can also be worn with almost any attire, and match most clothing styles. Unfortunately, wearing flip-flops can also be very dangerous. These sorts of shoes … Continue reading Flip-flops and Feet

Virgin Atlantic’s Vivienne Westwood Uniforms give Flight Attendants Blisters

Virgin Atlantic has entrusted British designer Vivienne Westwood with the task of designing its flight attendants’ uniforms and is the latest in airline-designer collaborations, which in the past have included Christian Lacroix for Air France and Pierre Balmain for Singapore Airlines. The collaboration is not proving to be as successful, however, as reports from some … Continue reading Virgin Atlantic’s Vivienne Westwood Uniforms give Flight Attendants Blisters

Blisters on the Feet

If you have ever worn a pair of shoes that were two tight or just rubbed you in the wrong place, then chances are that you have experienced the pain of having a blister formed. To better understand how blisters form, what treatment we should apply for blisters, and how we can avoid having them … Continue reading Blisters on the Feet

Hammertoe Amputation does not deter Mountaineer’s Drive

Despite having several of his toes amputated just several weeks prior, Basanta Kumar Singha Roy of Krishnanagar geared up to scale the Neelkanth peak of the Garhwal Himalayas in August. The mountaineer had attempted climbing to the top of Dhaulagiri last year, but failed when conditions proved to be too dangerous and an oxygen canister … Continue reading Hammertoe Amputation does not deter Mountaineer’s Drive