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Diabetes Linked to Tendon Pain

Diabetes Linked to Tendon Pain

Your tendons are designed to withstand loading. However, if you overwork your tendons, they can become stressed. When tendons become stressed they endure micro-tears that lead to pain, inflammation, and swelling. People with type 2 diabetes are three times more likely to deal with tendon stress and pain. In order to heal, you have to […]

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Causes of Separated Toenails

Causes of Separated Toenails

The gradual separation of your toenails may not be something you notice right away, because it typically does not cause extensive pain. However, toenail separation tends to be a symptom of something else, and effective treatment depends on the cause. Toenail separation can be a sign of toenail fungus, traumatic injury, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, psoriasis, overexposure […]

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Discolored Nails? Fungus May Not Be to Blame

Discolored Nails? Fungus May Not Be to Blame

“Micro-traumas” can happen to your toenails when they are not well maintained and subjected to repeated pressure. For example, toenails that are too long and then jammed inside of a shoe will not only hurt, but can eventually become discolored. In fact, repetitive micro-traumas are the number one cause of toenail discoloration. Avoid micro-traumas by […]

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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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