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Inexpensive and nice foot scrub

Inexpensive and nice foot scrub

Here’s how to make an inexpensive yet luxurious and effective foot scrub at home. Put a good slosh of olive oil in a saucer or small tea cup or bowl Add a few drops of tea tree essential oil (optional) Add a few teaspoons of granulated sugar to the oil mix until you reach a the thicker consistency of a lotion Rub it around your palms and finger tips Avoiding any cuts or fissures, gently scrub your feet with the mixture using a circular motion: The granular sugar will exfoliate your...

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How to give a home foot massage [Video]

How to give a home foot massage [Video]

Learn how to give a foot massage and get expert tips and advice on ensuring clean and beautiful, and healthy feet in this free personal health video. Expert: Davina Burket Bio: Davina Burket has been a full-time cosmetologist in the professional beauty industry for two years.

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Calf pain? Do you know the causes?

Calf pain? Do you know the causes?

Do you get pain in your calves? The pain can be caused by a number of things: Over-activity (especially if you were still and/or cold, and leaped straight into it) Injury (eg, tendonitis or tearing of the muscle) Dietary imblances (eat those minerals!) Poor blood flow to the legs (eg, if you have peripheral vascular disease or PVD) A blood clot in the calf (a deep vein thrombosis or DVT) If your calf pain doesn’t clear up after rest, get it checked out with your...

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Are you hiding a cancer under your socks?

Are you hiding a cancer under your socks?

Feet are one of the most neglected areas of the body. Most of us ignore them unless they cause us problems, or we are showcasing them in open toed sandals or shoes, so cancers of the foot and ankle are often missed or diagnosed too late. Are you hiding cancer under your socks? Always check your feet or risk amputation See this BBC Health article: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/74… — Foot Care Directory (@BestFootCare) October 28, 2012 According to the National Cancer Institute, researchers...

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Diabetic feet – CEO Barbara Young calls for ‘feet first’ approach

Diabetic feet – CEO Barbara Young calls for ‘feet first’ approach

‘If I were to tell you about a place where thousands of feet were amputated every year as a result of poor healthcare, you would assume I was talking about somewhere in the developing world. Well, you’d be wrong. The fact is that here in the UK, thousands of people with diabetes have amputations every year.’ Barbara Young, CEO Diabetes UK Read the full article here: Diabetes – ‘Feet first’ for diabetes patients call by Barbara Young, CEO Diabetes UK...

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Children’s shoes – are your children wearing the right size?

Children’s shoes – are your children wearing the right size?

It’s a common part of childhood, the trip to the shoe shop and your feet being measured. But, according to research conducted by Clarks, there are still four million children in shoes that don’t fit them. 4m children are wearing the wrong-size shoes, according to new research. BBC News: Why don’t children’s shoes fit? bbc.in/sr5VYH — Foot Care Directory (@BestFootCare) October 28,...

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Red wine helps keep elderly on their feet

Red wine helps keep elderly on their feet

Mmm, the title of the article in The Telegraph is slightly misleading, so don’t get too excited! But it’s all about the resveratrol in red wine. More resveratrol = better… BUT quaff too much wine to get at the resveratol and you’ll more likely end up breaking your ankle or leg… Good news Red wine apparently helps keep elderly on their feet – belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/health/re… via @sharethis — Foot Care Directory (@BestFootCare) October 28, 2012 What...

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Bunion stretch & soft tissue release [Video]

Bunion stretch & soft tissue release [Video]

Dr Ray McClanahan shares a useful manual technique for releasing and stretching soft tissues involved in a bunion deformation. This technique is Useful for both self-care and for practitioners who treat those with bunions. For more information on Natural Foot Health and restorative techniques visit http://www.CorrectToes.com .

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Garra rufa (‘doctor’) fish

Garra rufa (‘doctor’) fish

By Jill Gethings. Garra Rufa Fish or Dr fish as they are commonly known, are a natural phenomenon which have been used to treat various skin ailments for probably hundreds of years. The therapeutic properties that these fish have, result in many healing benefits for the skin. The Garra Rufa Fish are amazing creatures that are known by many names, Doctor Fish, nibble fish and Kangal fish. These fish originate from the river basins of Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran and they were first discovered...

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