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Zap It: TENS and EMS Therapy

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

Our muscles work by receiving electrical impulses from our brain telling them to contract or relax. When they need a little help you can use electricity in a beneficial way. EMS therapy (electrical muscle stimulation) is a method of using external electrical impulses to trigger your muscles.

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Exercising Your Core Muscles

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

Any exercise you do is beneficial, but when you exercise your core muscles it can have a greater effect than some others. Our core muscles influence other parts of our body. The larger muscles in our body help with balance and stability, not to mention avoiding aches and pains that can make everyday life a little bit less enjoyable.

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Posted in Fitness products

Straightening The Toe - Treatment And Solutions for Toe Problems

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Toes problems are common among almost all ages and the slightest of problems if not treated can grow to become major problems. Learning the right ways to diagnose, treat, and take care of toe problems can help alleviate pain and also aid speedy recovery.

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Posted in Foot Management

Healing the Nail

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ingrown toenails are a very common nail disease. It is characterized by the nail intruding into the nearby skin and causing pain and inflammation. This can also cause a severe infection of the toe. This is a major problem for people who suffer from diabetes, impaired circulation, or other systematic diseases.

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Curving the Foot - A Brief Guide to Treating Flat Foot

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Flat foot is a deformity of the foot which is also called pes planus or fallen arch. It is a postural deformity in which the arches of the foot collapse, with the entire sole of the foot coming into complete or near-complete contact with the ground.

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Posted in Heel and Foot Care

All About Turf Toe

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

The metatarsophalangeal joint is the joint that connects the foot to the toes. Injury to the connective tissues in this joint near the big toe is called turf toe. The injury is generally the result of excessive upward bending of the big toe joint. This condition can be caused from either by jamming the toe, or repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running or jumping.

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Tennis Elbows - Know Your Treatment Options

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

The extensor muscles of the forearm are responsible for the flexing and movement of the forearm. Damage to these muscles near the elbow joint is known as tennis elbow. Since these muscles are used thee most by tennis players, this injury is called tennis elbow. It happens in the lateral epicondyle region of the elbow and is hence also known as lateral epicondylitis.

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All About Heel Spurs

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A heel spur is a calcium deposit which causes a bony bump on the underside of the heel bone. On an X-ray, a heel spur can extend forward by as much as a half-inch. Without visible X-ray evidence, the condition is sometimes known as "heel spur syndrome." Usually heel spurs are painless but may sometimes cause heel pain.

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A Brief Guide to Bunions

Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

When the big toe pushes unevenly against the other toes, it nudges outward and creates a bony bump on the side of the foot. This is known as a bunion. Many a times it is accompanied by the swelling of the bursal sac that lies between the joints. Sometimes bunions are erroneously described as enlarges tissues but are actually a deformity of the bone.

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Softening the Skin – All About Calluses

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

A toughened part of skin which becomes relatively thick and hard in response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation is called a callus or callosity. Frequent or forceful itching and rubbing can cause blisters. Calluses are often found on feet because of frequent walking.

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Posted in Heel and Foot Care

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