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Common occupational foot hazards

foot hazards and foot injuries at workWhen most people think of occupational hazards, they think of falling objects, slippery floors, and heavy equipment. Did you know some of the safest-looking jobs can be hazardous for your feet and legs? Today we’ll examine a few of the occupations that put your feet at risk of injury.

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Foot care for the elderly

senior citizens foot careAs we age, our bodies become more fragile, and our feet are particularly vulnerable. Senior citizens, including those who are fastidious about foot care, face several common foot problems. Today, we’ll examine what those are and how to treat them.

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Keeping your feet healthy this summer

healthy feet in the summerSummer is upon us, signaling plenty of time to enjoy fun activities outside. Summer is also a time to free our feet from closed-toe shoes and the monotony of being indoors all the time. However, summer brings with it plenty of foot hazards.

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Preventing and treating foot odor

dealing with stinky feetOur feet are often one of the smelliest parts of our bodies, in part because they’re encased in shoes and socks for most of the day. Vigorous exercise or working in an industry that requires plenty of standing can exacerbate odor, too. Foot odor is an annoyance and can lead to other problems, so it is vital to know what causes it and how to treat it.

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Coping with foot amputation

coping with foot amputationFoot amputation is an outcome most podiatrists want to help their patients avoid. At times, however, this situation cannot be prevented. Though amputation may pose a challenge to future mobility, living your life to its fullest isn’t nearly as difficult as you imagine. Here are tips that can help you adjust and return to living a full lifestyle as quickly as possible following foot amputation.

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