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Walking and its many benefits

Walking and its many benefits

Taylor Downing writes for his village magazine a short piece on walking, the benefits and science based on a recent book he shares by Shane O’Mara. ConsultingFootPain is delighted to be able to reproduce this article with his kind permission with a little bit of editorial comments.

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Calories You and Your goal

Calories You and Your goal

Barney works in the leisure industry and so can see the efforts of people trying to keep fit and lose weight. Here he writes about the well known balance between effort in exercise and energy loss versus taking in energy as food. He has added some worked examples for those who want a bit more information

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Ankle Sprains and Strains

Ankle Sprains and Strains

Do you know why you sprain you ankle? Is this something we should worry about. Understanding the mechanism for a sprain can help. What is a strain, and is it the same as a sprain. In the first of this ankle series I hope to enlighten the reader so do check out the series written for the discerning lay reader or indeed the professional.

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How should we write on Social Media

How should we write on Social Media

I’m not sure about you but as time passes what we write and share on social media becomes ever more sensitive. Of course this has been partly associated with what has happened over comments about parts of society. This is a case history about a patient, her partner and a podiatrist writing about her experience. But then another podiatrist takes a different view. So what is right and what is wrong when it comes to writing on Facebook and other media?

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Racial Inequalities in Health

Racial Inequalities in Health

The theme of racial attitudes is discussed with Dr Jill Halstead-Rastrick for Podiatric Reflective Practice after an interview by David Tollafield for Busypencilcase Reflective Communications. The subject is a broad area but speaks volumes of one woman’s passion in a field of medicine which is finally demanding to speak out on more that just feet alone.

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Walking and its many benefits

Walking and its many benefits

Taylor Downing writes for his village magazine a short piece on walking, the benefits and science based on a recent book he shares by Shane O’Mara. ConsultingFootPain is delighted to be able to reproduce this article with his kind permission with a little bit of editorial comments.

read more
Calories You and Your goal

Calories You and Your goal

Barney works in the leisure industry and so can see the efforts of people trying to keep fit and lose weight. Here he writes about the well known balance between effort in exercise and energy loss versus taking in energy as food. He has added some worked examples for those who want a bit more information

read more
Ankle Sprains and Strains

Ankle Sprains and Strains

Do you know why you sprain you ankle? Is this something we should worry about. Understanding the mechanism for a sprain can help. What is a strain, and is it the same as a sprain. In the first of this ankle series I hope to enlighten the reader so do check out the series written for the discerning lay reader or indeed the professional.

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Hallux Valgus

Hallux Valgus

This article on bunions includes new advice about what elements of this painful condition can be managed without surgery. There are plenty of links to other useful sites or you could consider the authors book on bunions behind the scenes of you think you require surgery.

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Foot injury & self-help

Foot injury & self-help

Had an accident to the foot? Well podiatrist David did. Fixing the problem was easy but then a good article was worthwhile and what better than a bit of self-advice from this former podiatric foot surgeon. He will take you through some pointers as how to manage and even prepare for that event you may never have happen – hopefully!

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Bunions Behind the Scenes

Bunions Behind the Scenes

Can we really be sure we’ve imparted all the information needed for informed decision making.  The answer is probably not, and that is where books like this become important resources bridging the gap between the knowledge we can practically impart and the additional knowledge patients may be keen to possess before making a decision about their healthcare.’

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