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Tips for looking fashionable with bunions

A reader of The Globe and Mail asked the news provider’s in-house doctor, Sheila Wijayasinghe, whether she could continue wearing her beloved high heels past the age of 35, as foot pain began to set in.

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Running correctly can lessen your chance of foot injury

Depending on the type of sport, different types of running can help to prevent future problems

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Study finds that foot reflexology reduces cardiological problems

Massaging on the balls of feet increase flood flow to the heart

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Lithuanian basketball team captain out of London Olympic Games due to stress fracture in foot

A trip to London is cut short due to common foot problem induced by running

Don’t let the summer sun be a pain in the feet
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Don’t let the summer sun be a pain in the feet

It feels great to free toes from the confines of sneakers when it gets warm outside, but sporting barely-there sandals and going barefoot exposes the feet to the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain
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Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain

Omega-3’s are key proteins that reduce your risk of arthritis

hammertoes and feet
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Hammer toe may accompany high arches

High arch foot, also known as pes cavus, is a condition caused by a muscular imbalance in the feet, much like bunions.

women taking drug for arthritis at risk
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Women taking drug for arthritis may be at risk of osteoporosis

Recently, the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the European Calcified Tissue Society issued a guidance paper warning women and healthcare providers about the risk of osteoporosis associated with glucocorticoid therapy.

Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy
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Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy

Runners, dancers and athletes in general are more prone to foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe and fallen arches.

Bunions can cause knee problems which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse
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Bunions can cause knee problems, which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse

A team of researchers conducted a study which reveals that individuals who go under the knife for knee replacement surgery and are subsequently prescribed narcotic pain relievers may become dependent on the drugs.