What comes first obesity or foot problems like bunions
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What comes first, obesity or foot problems like bunions?

Tiburon, CA – April 27, 2011– What comes first, obesity or foot problems like bunions? According to Alpha Orthotics Corp., studies indicate that either foot disorders or obesity may come first. Lower Extremity Review sites a couple of recent studies that find foo t disorders, such as bunions (Hallux valgus), …

AAOS encourages people to get moving even in the face of foot pain
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AAOS encourages people to get moving – even in the face of foot pain

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has launched its Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign to encourage people to get off the couch this summer and participate in active lifestyles.

How to keep foot problems at bay in old age
Bunion Prevention

How to keep foot problems at bay in old age

As we age, our bodies are no longer able to deal with everyday stressors as effectively as they once were.

Union Jack shoes may lead to foot pain for patriotic Brits
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Union Jack shoes may lead to foot pain for patriotic Brits

The weekend of June 2 marks Queen Elizabeth’s 60th year on the throne and, in celebration, UK residents get decked out in flag-inspired clothing and accessories.

How a tick bite may turn into a major pain in the feet
Bunion Prevention and Correction

How a tick bite may turn into a major pain in the feet

Fleas, ticks and other insects that come out in droves when the weather gets warm may present more of a danger than red, itchy bites.