Tag Archives: hand & foot care

Athlete’s Foot

A fungal infection of the foot that produces cracked, sore, itchy skin between the toes. Most common in teenagers and young adults.   Athlete’s foot, also called tinea pedis, is a common, persistent fungal infection of the feet that particularly affects the skin between the toes. The condition can be caused by several types of…

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Pregnancy and Your Feet

Weight gain and water retention during pregnancy cause significant physical changes that often lead to foot discomfort. Alteration in center of gravity due to weight gain can add pressure to the knees and feet. Posture and alignment can shift, and everyday movements like lifting, sitting, standing, and walking can be affected. Common foot problems experienced…

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Managing Heel Pain

Heel pain is generally the result of faulty biomechanics (walking gait abnormalities) that place too much stress on the heel bone and the soft tissues that attach to it. The stress may also result from injury, or a bruise incurred while walking, running, or jumping on hard surfaces; wearing poorly constructed footwear; or being overweight.…

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Do-It-Yourself Feet Care

Beauty starts with the feet. The most beautiful face will show the strain of tired, aching feet. They will also cause a loss of balance in your walk and promote tension and irritability. Never wear high heels, pointed toes, etc., as these prove harmful with difficult feet. Women usually persuade themselves to sacrifice comfort for…

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Foot Massage – A Relief For Tired Feet

A foot massage can be performed at any time you wish or as part of a home pedicure procedure. You can simply book one at massage Orlando. The following illustrations depict some standard foot massage techniques that a nail technician might perform on a client during a pedicure.  Wear lose, comfortable clothes and sit comfortably…

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Ingrown Toe Nail

Ingrown toe nails are a common, painful condition that occur when skin on one or both sides of a nail grows over the edges of the nail, or when the nail itself grows into the skin. There are three stages of ingrown toenails. In the first stage the skin on either side of the nail…

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Shoe Bites

Some foot problems seem to favor women. More women than men develop bunions calluses, corns, hammertoes and ingrown toenails. The primary reason is the shoes they wear: narrow, pointed, high in the heel, often flimsy, and designed for appearance rather than fit. Waiting to resolve a foot problem until it’s troublesome enough to merit a visit to the doctor…

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The Basic Makeover For Your Hands

Our hands are always on show but they are often the forgotten element in our beauty routine. We pamper our face with diligent skin care and disguise our flaws with make-up. But our hands? They are lucky if they get a bit of leftover moisturizer from the face and the occasional slick of varnish. We notice each…

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Caring For Your Hands

The condition of the hands depends on the care you give them. The skin on the back of the hands is soft and thin and prone to early wrinkling. Whereas the skin on the palm is thick and tough. The palm has no sebaceous glands, thus no natural lubrication thus they can  become dry and…

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Hyperhidrosis or Excessive Sweating

If your palms sweat profusely, especially when you are nervous, or if you ruin your clothing because of underarm sweating, then you probably have hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is defined as at least one episode of excessive sweating per week for more than six months, areas affected are the underarms, face, palms, and soles of the feet,…

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Improving Ankle Mobility: Must To Minimize Injury

Having the optimal motion and mobility at each joint allows the body to utilize the architecture of the joint and the soft-tissue structures to the best of their ability. Research has linked limited dorsiflexion to injuries in the lower leg, such as plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains and Achilles tendinitis. Two-legged squatting with limited dorsiflexion increases knee valgus, decreases quadriceps activity and…

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