COULD YOU HAVE A BUNION DEFORMITY?

A bunion is a bump on the side of the great toe and represents a deviation of the first metatarsal.  The deviation causes the great toe to lean toward the second toe. Bunions are caused from a weak or abnormal foot structure which placed a heavy load on the tendons, soft tissues and joint capsule of the first metatarsal or great toe.

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Are you at risk of falling?

The likelihood of slipping and falling should not be ignored.  Tripping, falling or losing your balance for any reason can have lasting and sometimes fatal results.  Helping to reduce the risk of falling by making your home safe, having your vision checked, wearing appropriate foot wear and improving muscle strength will preserve your quality of life in the long term.

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Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep Antimicrobial Shoe Shield eliminates 99.9% of odor-causing bacteria and fungus on contact.  Clean sweep is enhanced with odor capture technology to neutralize ammonia, urea, smelly fatty acids and steroids.

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Pueblo Ankle and Foot Care
Biofreeze Professional

Whether you’re suffering from arthritis pain or have sore muscles and joints from over-doing it, Biofreeze Professional topical gel, combined with care from a hands on healthcare professional, can  provide safer pain relief from sore muscles and joints in the feet and ankles.  The gel has a vanishing scent and is paraben-free.   

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Amerigel Care Lotion (A diabetics skin relief)

Rough, dry and scaly skin affects at least 75% of people with diabetes over the age of 64.  Diabetes can affect every part of the body including the skin.  In fact, such problems are sometimes the first sign a person has diabetes.  Fortunately, most skin conditions can be prevented or easily treated if caught early.

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Foot Fracture – My Non-Productive Summer

At the beginning of last summer, while working in my yard one Saturday, I turned my foot on a tree root arising to the surface of the ground. I felt a “pop” and twinge of pain not unlike anything I had experienced before. I thought I had a slight sprain, perhaps. I continued to work in the yard, hobbling around, thinking the mild pain would cease. Within an hour my shoe was too tight to wear from the swelling.  

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Athlete’s Foot (tinea pedis)

Athlete’s Foot is a fungus caused rash on the skin of the foot and ankle and grows on the top layer of the skin. Fungus grows in warm, wet places such as the areas between your toes. This fungus spreads easily and can be obtained by walking barefoot on contaminated areas or by touching the toes or feet of another person who has it. The fungus then grows in your shoes, especially if your shoes are air tight and air cannot move around your feet.

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