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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Self esteem may help individuals shed weight and bunions
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Self-esteem may help individuals shed weight, bunions

Individuals who are overweight or obese face a number of health issues throughout their lifetime, including diabetes, cardiovascular problems, pain in the lower extremities and bunions

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Bunions causing back pain Try a massage
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Bunions causing back pain? Try a massage

When bunions or hammer toe advance to a stage where the deformity is altering the way a person walks, they may subsequently experience pain in other places, with one common area being the lower back.

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Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution
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Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution

A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that female basketball players may be able to avoid injury to the anterior cruciate ligament by changing the way they land when coming down from a jump.

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How to walk down the aisle with style and bunions
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How to walk down the aisle with style – and bunions

Some ladies spend upward of a year to find the perfect wedding gown, and finding the right shoes can be just as difficult of a decision – especially when the bride has bunions.

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Switch up sports to avoid injury and bunions
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Switch up sports to avoid injury, bunions

Loyola University Health System researchers have found that kids and teens who train intensely for one sport are more likely to have an activity-related injury than those who participate in various sports.

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proper shoes are important for those with bunions
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Shoes are an important vacation staple for many women – especially those with bunions

New research from ladies clothing brand Savoir reveals that many women spend more on their vacation wardrobe than they do on the trip itself, with 85 percent of ladies older than 50 reporting expenditures as high as $2,300.

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Toe shoes may be beneficial for those with bunions
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Toe shoes may be beneficial for those with bunions

Runners may be noticing a new kind of shoe appearing in sportswear stores. Called “toe shoes,” the new athletic footwear resembles a glove for the foot, with individual compartments for each toe.

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Opinions remain split on barefoot running
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Opinions remain split on barefoot running

Lately, people have been running around parks and tracks sans shoes in an effort to gain a more efficient stride and stable landing mechanics.

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Gel-style products may provide cushioning for bunions
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Gel-style products may provide cushioning for bunions

Individuals who are currently using bunion splints or orthotics to correct bunions or hammer toe may still experience discomfort from rubbing on the inside of shoes, as the devices are meant to correct the deformities gradually.

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Genetics may influence back pain as well as bunions
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Genetics may influence back pain as well as bunions

Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Kings College, London have found that spinal disc degeneration and back pain are caused by genetic factors.

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A professional looking pedicure may detract attention from bunions
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A professional-looking pedicure may detract attention from bunions

One of the greatest joys of the warmer months is feeling sand or grass between the toes and being able to wear the latest trends in fashionable sandals.

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The bunioned need to choose holiday footwear wisely
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The bunioned need to choose holiday footwear wisely

Squeezing bunions into a pair of fancy heels for a holiday celebration may seem like a good idea at the beginning of the night.

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Your-bunions may tolerate some shoes better than others
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Your bunions may tolerate some shoes better than others

People with bunions sometimes dread shopping for shoes because much of the footwear out there was designed for the bunion-less in mind.

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Removing calluses may improve the appearance of bunions
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Removing calluses may improve the appearance of bunions

It’s summertime, and for individuals with bunions, the bony deformity can get in the way of wearing strappy sandals or even going barefoot due to embarrassment.

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