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A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

A naval bone and the Duke of Edinburgh?

Nothing can be more exciting than see someone in pain make a recovery. Rachel wanted to undertake the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award that had been going as long as I had been living. The conditions for the awards are activity based and she was aiming for the Silver element. At 17 years of age this lovely student was not doing so well with her foot, and in particular her arch.

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Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

Barefoot Kick off your Shoes

There are 2 riders to bare feet activity permission based on existing problems assessing the ground for safety. As usual the author likes to delve into the internet and see what makes sound advice and what is fake news! This article is more than barefeet though. It looks again at information from the internet and asks HOW VALUABLE or ACCURATE is it?

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Cancer and the foot

Cancer and the foot

The fifth commonest skin cancer is the melanoma according to the Marsden Hospital (London) but other forms of cancer exist and the foot is as much a target as other parts of the body. The Mayo Clinic in the US suggests only 1% of cancers affect bone. Peeling information off the internet needs interpretation and in reality the foot is a low target for cancer.

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The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The Stiff Big Toe Joint

The stiff toe joint affects the big toe for men and women but with self-help pain and stiffness can be helped early rather than if left to worsen in years to come. You may not be able to fix it but at least an early start may keep you from having to have surgery.

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Where do you go for foot problems?

Where do you go for foot problems?

If you are looking for a good information site for foot problems look no further you have found it. It’s a good question, where do you go for foot problems. I set out to help people everywhere having retired after 40+ years of clinical practice. As an educator and communicator I decided to set up this site. Access is free for all and there are no adverts. If you don’t find what you are looking for write to me whether you are in Europe, Asia or states side. This is a site for anyone and everyone.

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