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Category Archives: 1 Minute Foot Wellness

Magnetic Insoles May Help Foot Nerve Pain

Magnetic Insoles May Help Foot Nerve Pain

People who experience the type of foot pain that causes tingling, numbness or burning sensations are dealing with neuropathic pain. Sufferers have reported that magnetic treatments can decrease this type of nerve pain. Because of the possibility of increasing oxygen levels and blood flow, magnetic insoles may improve nerve activity while aligning cells in the […]

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Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

Gym Shower Shoes Save Your Feet

No matter how clean the showers look at your gym, contracting a fungi infection because you decided to go barefoot is not worth the risk! Your gym’s shower stalls create the type of warm, moist environment where fungi thrive. Without wearing protective shower shoes, you greatly increase your chances of contracting athlete’s foot or worse, […]

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Identify Weakness and Prevent Injuries

Identify Weakness and Prevent Injuries

No matter the activity – walking, running, jumping, and stopping – your feet are vital to your mobility. Identifying weaknesses in your feet and ankles (and even in your knees and hips) can help you prevent debilitating injuries caused by activities and sports. Be proactive and protect your feet and other supporting structures with proper […]

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Increase Blood Flow with Toe Spacers

Increase Blood Flow with Toe Spacers

Having healthy blood flow means that oxygen and essential nutrients are carried throughout your body. When your circulation is poor, your body is in danger of not functioning properly! Toe spacers (commonly used for pedicures) can improve the blood flow to your feet by repositioning your toes in a natural, tension-reducing way.* You can purchase […]

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Cracked Heels can be from a Vitamin A Deficiency

Cracked Heels can be from a Vitamin A Deficiency

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that promotes eye health and a healthy immune system. If you’re dealing with calloused and cracked heels, it could mean that your body is lacking in vitamin A. You can relieve dry heels by applying Miracle Foot Repair, an aloe vera-based cream available in most drugstores. High doses of […]

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Use Duct Tape to Cure Warts

Use Duct Tape to Cure Warts

People commonly turn to cryotherapy to treat warts, but freezing with liquid nitrogen can be both painful and expensive. Ironically, studies show that duct tape works better than professional wart treatments. Whether it’s the deprival of oxygen, the removal of infected tissue or the stimulation, duck tape is an at-home wart treatment that really works.* […]

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Magnesium for Leg Cramps

Magnesium for Leg Cramps

If you suffer from leg cramps, the culprit could be a magnesium deficiency. Without magnesium, your body is missing important natural defenses from swelling, inflammation and pain. Not only does magnesium relax muscles but it can also help prevent future leg cramps.* If you are deficient in magnesium, seek out a quality supplement; adult females […]

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When to Start Children in Shoes

When to Start Children in Shoes

You know that you want your children to wear shoes, but do you know the right kind? Because you want your children’s muscles to develop properly, it’s important to provide them with a supportive but bendable shoe. In order to develop a proper arch, flexibility in children’s shoes is key.* The bones in children’s feet […]

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