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Healthy Foot Tip 4: Diabetes

Healthy Foot Tip 4: Diabetes

Today is part four of a new blog series called Healthy Feet Tips. In this series, I’ll be writing on several issues that plague our poor aching feet.  On average, depending on your mobility, we take 5,000 daily steps, we stand for long periods of time, and we often wear ill fitting footwear. What I’d […]

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Healthy Foot Tips 3: Swollen Feet and Ankles

Healthy Foot Tips 3: Swollen Feet and Ankles

Today is part three of a new blog series called Healthy Feet Tips. In this series I’ll be writing on a number of issues that plague our poor aching feet.  On average, depending on your mobility, we take 5,000 daily steps, we stand for long periods of time, and we often wear ill fitting footwear. […]

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Healthy Feet Tip 2: Foot Odor

Healthy Feet Tip 2: Foot Odor

Today is part two of a new blog series called Healthy Feet Tips. In this series I’ll be writing on a number of issues that plague our poor aching feet.  On average, depending on your mobility, we take 5,000 daily steps, we stand for long periods of time, and we often wear ill fitting footwear. […]

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Healthy Feet Tip 1: Corns & Calluses

Healthy Feet Tip 1: Corns & Calluses

Today begins a new blog series called Healthy Feet Tips. In this series I’ll be writing on a number of issues that plague our poor aching feet.  On average, depending on your mobility, we take 5,000 daily steps daily, we stand for long periods of time, and we often wear ill fitting foot wear. What […]

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Plantar fasciitis, ouch!  Can reflexology help?

Plantar fasciitis, ouch! Can reflexology help?

Yes! If you suffer from plantar fasciitis, reflexology might be your best bet. Reflexology is an ancient healing system, and has been long used to treat all sort of body ailments by stimulating those the key reflex points on the bottom of our feet. The foot massage experienced through a typical reflexology session specifically enables […]

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Get a therapeutic foot rub post-surgery. Yum!

Get a therapeutic foot rub post-surgery. Yum!

Getting ready to have surgery is challenging enough, let alone managing all the post-surgery trauma. This trauma includes stress, anxiety, and tension, all which have an enormous effect on our mind and body. They affect us physiologically, where a tense body feels more pain. And, they affect us psychologically, where our emotions are taxed. Prescription […]

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Buy Proper Fitting Shoes

Buy Proper Fitting Shoes

Buy shoes that support your feet, not make them sore and tired. Buy comfortable shoes first and foremost, and if they are fashionable too that’s a bonus. Proper fitting shoes are so important to our happiness and health. We all have different foot shapes and therefore different needs. So the shoes that might work for […]

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The perils of extreme heat on your body

The perils of extreme heat on your body

It’s been a very hot summer in many regions of North America this year, and in other parts of the world as well.  In many cases it’s been unseasonably hot and therefore very uncomfortable. Not surprisingly we then hear on the news that heat waves can kill people. Knowing this, I thought it would be […]

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Help your brain be healthy

Help your brain be healthy

Modern life moves at a rapid pace. Each day it seems we’re forced into navigating the fast lane. Beyond being addicted to our devices 24/7 (e.g., smart phones, computers), we are  expected to juggle far too many tasks in time frames that seem to be getting shorter and shorter. This hectic pace is taxing our […]

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Vitamin D and You!

Vitamin D and You!

Taking vitamin D on a daily basis, especially for us Canadians, is so very important. Often this vitamin is nick named the “sunshine vitamin” because our body can manufacture its own vitamin D when it is directly exposed to sunlight. All that’s required is about 10 minutes a day of midday, non-sunscreen full exposure to […]

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