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Celebrity Opens Gym with Injured Foot

Madonna hosted her grand opening of her fitness club Hard Candy in Toronto. The 55-year-old singer toyed with photographers on the red carpet displaying her concealed ankle injury. She then made her way down into Yonge and Gerrard club’s dance studio to teach a cardio class to 30 fans, according to CBC. “Dance has always … Continue reading Celebrity Opens Gym with Injured Foot

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

Mark Wahlberg Films New Movie after Ingrown Toenail Procedure

Mark Wahlberg was seen on the set of his new film The Gambler recently with a vintage 70’s haircut and without the boot he’d been wearing around the past week after an operation on an ingrown toenail. Wahlberg showed no signs of injury, indicating that he’s recovering well from the surgery. He was even at … Continue reading Mark Wahlberg Films New Movie after Ingrown Toenail Procedure

Ingrown Toenail Care

An ingrown toenail is caused when a toenail grows sideways into the bed of the nail, causing pain and swelling. Sometimes this can become infected causing drainage and may become serious. There are many risk factors that can predispose a person to this common condition. Cutting your nails too short, participating in sports, diabetes, being … Continue reading Ingrown Toenail Care

“Diabetic You” Event Teaches Diabetics How to Take Care of Themselves

Mary Washington Hospital brought local citizens together and taught them about living with diabetes through a, “Diabetic You” event. 62-year-old Valerie Lewis, one of the participants, has had diabetes since she was young. She is now extremely dependent on medication. “Knowing you have diabetes and doing the right thing about it, is hard,” Lewis said, … Continue reading “Diabetic You” Event Teaches Diabetics How to Take Care of Themselves

Stem Cell Therapy Could Solve Many Cases of Plantar Fasciitis

According to Web Pro News, stem cell therapy now has a new use: treating plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis affects a large portion of the U.S. population, and current types of medicine are very slow. Stem cell therapy could solve this problem by using injections made of amniotic and fat-derived materials and adult bone marrow to … Continue reading Stem Cell Therapy Could Solve Many Cases of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Recently, a groundbreaking study concluded that their treatment combining ultrasound with steroid injections was 95% effective in the treatment of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is a foot problem affecting the plantar fascia, a connective tissue in the heel. This condition is treatable, but in many cases can take up to a year to be effective. … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis

What are Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body. Its purpose is to connect the lower leg muscles and calf to the heel of the foot. This tendon is responsible for facilitating all types of movement, like walking and running. Since this tendon provides an enormous amount of mobility to an individual, any … Continue reading What are Achilles Tendon Injuries

Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery

Well known surgeon and TV personality Dr. Mehmet Oz warns viewers that opting for bunion surgery may not be the best method in treating the condition. “Today we are talking about a painful and often crippling condition that could affect more than half of you at some point in your life,” says Dr. Oz. “Many … Continue reading Bunions Not Always Best Treated Through Surgery