Pain-Free Feet Equals Great Training

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Training to become an amateur weightlifter is a great goal to have if working on your body composition is something that you really want to do. However as any sports podiatrist will attest to, when lifting heavy weights, having a stable base will improve your posture and minimise the risk of injuries, not just to the feet but the knees and back as well. Whilst there are many pieces of equipment that can help with weightlifting, none are more important than good-quality training shoes.…

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2 ways in which a podiatrist can help you if you suffer from arthritis

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Many people who suffer from arthritis find it helpful to receive treatment from a podiatrist. If you have this condition, here are two ways in which this type of professional may be able to help you. 1. They can perform the foot care treatments that you are unable to carry out  Many of the most common forms of arthritis are progressive. This means that, as time passes, the joints in various parts of your body, including your hands, are likely to deteriorate and become increasingly painful, stiff and difficult to move.…

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Why Seeing a Podiatrist Is an Essential Part of Diabetic Healthcare

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Your podiatrist is the person you go to if you have any problems with your feet, but they don’t normally form part of your routine healthcare. Unlike dentists and optometrists, most people only go to a podiatrist when there’s a reason. That’s not usually a problem for the majority of people, but for diabetics, regular appointments with a podiatrist are essential. It’s part of diabetic healthcare that’s not always taken as seriously as others, but if you miss it out, you could develop serious problems.…

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