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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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