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Keeping Feet Naturally Healthy: A Podiatry Blog


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Keeping Feet Naturally Healthy: A Podiatry Blog

When I worked as a volunteer in a nursing home, I always worried so much about the residents' feet. Many of them had cracked, dry feet, and some of them had nerve issues, back pain due to feet issues and excessive swelling. In many cases, they waited so long to get care from a podiatrist that their feet were in a terrible state by the time they got help. I started to take care of their feet before they got too hurt, and while doing so I learned many natural care tips as well as when to call for help from a podiatrist. If you are an elder, work with elders or have general concerns about feet and podiatry, this blog is for you. Hi, my name is Opal, and I want to welcome you to this blog!

Understanding How Podiatry Can Benefit You During Pregnancy

Your body goes through a number of changes during pregnancy, and these changes can have an impact on the health of your feet. As your baby grows and your bump gets bigger, your centre of gravity changes, and you also have to get used to carrying additional weight. Podiatry can provide drug-free relief from a number of foot problems in pregnancy. Podiatry is considered safe during pregnancy, but it's best to consult with your doctor or midwife before seeing a podiatrist, and you should always make sure your podiatrist knows you are pregnant, as this will allow them to create a safe and effective treatment plan for you. Read More