The cause of rheumatoid arthritis has been a mystery to physicians, but a new study might solve it. Read on to see why a specific intestinal bacteria could lead to rheumatoid arthritis later in life.
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome a.k.a. “Runner’s Knee” is a large pain behind the kneecap typical experienced by runners and other active people. While this can be painful and inconvenient, there are ways to stave off pain and heal it. Place an icepack for 20 to 30 minutes every 3 hours for the next couple days until […]
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The heel of the foot can be one of the most painful and inconvenient foot injuries. However, podiatrists now have something that can help patients with heel pain when other methods have failed. Using sound waves, doctors can break up scar tissue built up in a patient’s heel and reduce their pain. For more details […]
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As people reach their golden years, many of them can experience stiff and painful joints due to osteoarthritis. Much of the time, the disease likes to settle in the knee joint. A new study is shows that a simple remedy can help ease their knee pain: more sleep. Dr. Claudia Campbell of John’s Hopkins University […]
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There are a few yoga exercises you can do to loosen joints and ease pain without even leaving your couch! Lift each limb one at a time, extend it as far as you can, and hold that position for a count of 10 in order stretch each limb out and let blood flow. There are […]
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Many doctors want runners to listen to these facts in order to prevent serious injury. If you try to run with an injury, you will only cause further damage and slow down the healing process. Doctors also recommend that avid runners and joggers insert rest days between runs in order for their knees to recover. […]
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Even small foot ailments can lead to larger, more painful problems later on. Read on for a rundown of foot issues that can grow into other issues if left untreated.
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At the end of a run or a long day on your feet, you might want to treat them to a nice relaxing footbath. You can give your feet the spa treatment easily by mixing a ½ cup of Epsom salt, 4 drops of lavender essential oil, and a few slices of lemon to make […]
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Buying the best pair of shoes isn’t as easy as you would think. There are a number of factors such as comfort, support, blood circulation, and breathability. You also have to know if your feet need extra mobility or support due to plantar fasciitis and other foot ailments. For a complete guide for purchasing the […]
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Many parents can look at a child's foot ailment and think they'll outgrow it. Read on to see why doctors disagree and urge parents to monitor and seek early treatment.
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Last month, female patrons to the Cannes Film Festival were rejected from attending because they went to the festival without wearing high heels. Acclaimed actress Emily Blunt said in response, “We shouldn’t wear high heels anymore. That’s just my point of view. I prefer to wear Converse sneakers. That’s very disappointing.” For a full editorial […]
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New York Yankee first baseman/right fielder Garrett Jones is dealing with a painful bout of plantar fasciitis, but isn’t letting it bring him down. In fact, Jones has seen his batting average jump 100 points in the Yankee’s last two wins. He contributes his success with proper care during the off-season. For more details on […]
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