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    Black Toenails – Treatment & Prevention

    Black toenails is something we see with many high performance athletes, hikers, tennis players, cleated athletes and the occasional drop of a heavy object. Causes Trauma is the most common cause of black toenails and can be the result of the toe being brushed up against a firm object while walking barefoot, it being injured…

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    Smelly Shoes?

    You’re suffering from smelly shoe syndrome, or as we like to call it bacteria overload? When sweat and dirt in the shoes combine, the bacteria that feeds on these matters has a tendency to defecate in your shoes, causing a foul odour that isn’t pleasant to the senses. If you then decide to use the…

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    Plantar Fasciitis: Solutions for Heels that Hurt

    What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot condition that usually presents itself first thing in the morning. The first steps out of bed are extremely painful, especially at the inner, bottom side of the heel and arch. It will often present itself again after extended periods of inactivity, such as sitting. Causes…

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    Minimalist Running and Footwear

    Did you ever wonder if minimalist running or walking is for you? In the above video Chuck and Tim give a general overview of minimalist footwear and running. What is Minimalist footwear? Minimalist footwear is designed to bring the athlete closer to the ground. The most minimalist footwear on the market to-date are the Vibram…

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    What’s a Pedorthist?

    According to Wikipedia, “Pedorthist is the title of a professional who has specialized training to modify footwear and employ supportive devices to address conditions which affect the feet and lower limbs.” In Canada, Certified Pedorthists must be members of the Pedorthic Association of Canada or the Pedorthic Footcare Association of Canada in order to have…

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