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Callus under the ball of the 2nd and/or third toe joint

The excessive pronation experienced by many people can also cause stabilising muscles to weaken. This can reduce the stability of the online casino in canada big toe joint and indeed the whole foot. The 2nd and/or third toe joint now … Continue reading

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Callus under the ball of the 2nd and/or third toe joint

Many people roll inwards with their feet as they walk (excessively pronate). This can result in the joints of the feet being ‘unlocked’ as we raise our heel to propel ourselves forward. The ball of the big toe joint becomes … Continue reading

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Callus under the ball of the 2nd toe joint

This can often be due to the big toe joint being too short. The body cannot put sufficient weight into the shortened joint and the weight instead transfers to the 2nd joint. This joint is not designed to weight bear, … Continue reading

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Painful Callus and Corns

This month I will be writing about a very common and painful occurrence, seen daily in clinic. Callus, (hard skin) and corns. These are normally found on the sole of the foot in areas exposed to excessive stress from the … Continue reading

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5 tips for feet fit for christmas!

5 tips to ensure your feet stay healthy for Christmas and into the New Year!  As the cold weather approaches avoid rapid changes in temperature in your feet. Rapid warming of cold feet can lead to spasm in the small … Continue reading

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Diabetes Complications

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: Diabetic neuropathy deserves special mention as it is the most common type and can lead to serious complications in those with diabetes. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy indicates damage to nerve fibres.The process by which the nerves are damaged … Continue reading

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