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Exploring the impacts of aging on knee health

Our bodies change as we age, and it’s inevitable that some of these changes can cause joint discomfort, especially in our knees. Most of us in our 50s will start to see knee discomfort with activity. As we get into our 60s this discomfort may increase. It is likely caused by osteoarthritis, a thinning or

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Walking: It Will Change Your Life!

Imagine getting returns on your investment, in the neighbourhood of 30% or greater. I’m referring to returns that will lead to improvement in your health and life expectancy. It’s walking. Exercise is life changing, even possibly lifesaving. It lowers inflammation in the body, likely lowering the risk of certain cancers. Stroke patients show improvements in

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Ask the Pedorthist – Heel Pain

What are the causes of heel pain? By far the most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis. Fascia is Latin for band and plantar refers to the bottom of the foot. The plantar fascia is strongest along the inner border of the heel, running to the base of the big toe. Counter intuitively,

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KNEE ARTHRITIS: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Knee pain can occur for a variety of reasons, including overuse. Maybe you’ve taken up pickleball after a significant period of minimal activity. Or suffered trauma causing ligament sprains and meniscal injury (cartilage tears). But a major cause of disability is knee arthritis. Arthritis is inflammation that affects many joints in our body, causing pain

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Bunions and Children’s Feet

A bunion is a bony bump at the side of the big toe joint. It is not a bony bump on the top of the joint. That bump on top is likely an arthritic bump. The bunion, this bony bump on the side, forms when the bones that make up the big toe joint become

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Bunions: How do they form?

Anyone who has a bunion, knows how uncomfortable they can be. But just exactly what is a bunion and how can we prevent them?  A bunion is a bony bump on the side of the joint of your big toe. They can become larger as we age, sticking out and becoming red and sore. They

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