Sweaty Feet in the Heat

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Sweating profusely can be a nuisance at the best of times, but when you’re sweating from your feet in the heat this Summer, it gets a whole lot more stressful!   Nobody wants hot, stinky, sweaty feet to go along with their pampered feet, but believe it or not, there is actually good reason for your…

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10 Tips for buying Back to School shoes

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In the back-to-school rush, shoe shops will be heaving with parents and children intent on buying back-to-school shoes. Yet many school children are wearing shoes that are too small.  This is despite the risk of deformity and injury associated with ill-fitting shoes. Before you splash out on expensive school shoes, here’s a checklist for choosing…

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Keeping your child’s feet clean & healthy during the Summer Holidays

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Here are 10 top tips to keep your child’s feet clean and healthy during the Summer Holidays. With the Summer Holidays just around the corner, it’s even more important to look after  your child’s feet. No more boots and socks to wear, as your kids will choose to wear sandals, flip flops and open shoes…

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How does walking affect your feet?

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  In an average lifetime it is estimated that we walk about 100,000 miles. So, “how does walking affect your feet?”  Walking helps the ligaments, tendons and muscles in our feet to work more efficiently and helps maintain suppleness and flexibility.  Walking at a brisk pace for regular exercise helps condition your body and improves…

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How to prevent Ankle Injury

Ankle pain can cause constraints on both sports and daily activities. Ankle pain can be caused by a wide range of problems. The more common problem is due to ankle instability. The ankle, as with most joints in the body is stabilised and held in place by countless soft tissues.  These include ligaments and tendons.…

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Your Children’s Feet

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Children’s feet change as they grow.  As such, some common conditions that affect children and these should be seen by a foot health professional to make sure they don’t become too much of an issue, making walking and activity painful. Parents should get to know their children’s feet.  So, here we touch upon Ingrown toenails,…

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250 Million Foot Steps

Your feet will take more than 250 million steps in the average lifetime, so they need to be looked after.  That’s why at We Fix Feet, we fix feet! There are many reasons why you may have problems with your feet, ranging from simple changes that happen as we get older, to more complex issues that relate to…

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Arthritis Foot Care

arthritis foot care

Arthritis can affect any of the movable joints in the feet.  It can result in foot deformities such as enlarged and swollen joints or toes becoming crooked.  This causes problems when walking in shoes. Causes In Rheumatoid Arthritis, the toes and the forefoot joints are the most commonly affected.  These joints can become displaced and…

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How to Easily Fix 6 Common Foot Problems

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  Here’s how you can easily fix six common foot problems Statistics show that millions of women suffer problems with their feet. One in five men suffer foot pain most days. Here’s the low-down on the most common foot problems and how to beat them. #1 Corns and Calluses What are Corns and Calluses? Corns…

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Tips for Diabetic Feet

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Diabetes affects millions of people. These including celebrities like Sir Steve Redgrave, Alexandra Burke and Eammon Holmes to name a few. Below are some tips for monitoring diabetic feet which will help you avoid developing any further complications. Check your Feet As an individual with diabetes you are the best person to take care of your…

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