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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Relax with a Foot Soak

Relax with a Foot Soak

Your feet are connected to every part of your body, which is why soaking them can help your whole body feel better. Soaking your feet in a warm tub of water will help remove toxins through your feet’s sweat glands. Soaking your feet feels great after a long day of standing or walking. Soaking reduces […]

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Dangers of Artificial Nails

Dangers of Artificial Nails

Artificial fingernails can be a breeding ground for infectious pathogens. Acrylic can cause yeast and bacteria to grow between your natural nail and the artificial one. Long term use of artificial nails can stunt your natural nail growth, and can cause deformities such as discolored nails and ridges.* Avoid artificial acrylic nails and stick to […]

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Dangers of a Longer Second Toe

Dangers of a Longer Second Toe

Having a longer second toe causes your weight distribution to be thrown off and it affects your posture. A longer second toe can cause back and foot problems. A longer second toe increases your risk for developing hammertoes and bunions. Correcting this abnormality with orthotics can improve your body’s alignment and strengthen your athletic performance.* […]

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Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive shoes are needed for activities such as brisk walking. Supportive shoes will cushion your feet, accommodate heel movement and support your arches. Wearing unsupportive shoes can lead to connective tissue problems as well as knee, shin and foot pain. Make an investment in quality, supportive shoes that provide motion control.* Brisk walking is a […]

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