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Bunions

What are Bunions? Bunions are a deformity of the bones in your big toe. The big toe points in the direction of the other toes on the same foot, this may cause the bone (the first metatarsal) to stick outwards causing a bump which can become sore. Causes The most common causes of a bunion […]

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Athlete’s Foot

What is Athlete’s Foot? Athlete’s Foot, or Tinea Pedisis, is a fungal infection. It tends to develop on the bottom of the feet and in between the toes. It is a very common problem that can last for either short or long periods of time. There are many treatments yet it can still be difficult […]

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Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Arthritis literally means joint pain. Arthritis can materialise at any age, although certain types are more common in older or younger people. There is no cure for arthritis but there are many treatments at your disposal. The two main types of Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Causes The most common causes of arthritis […]

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Achilles Tendonopathy

What is Achilles Tendonitis? A condition that causes pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness of the Achilles tendon which joins your heel bone to your calf muscles. It caused by repeated tiny injuries causing microscopic tears to the Achilles tendon. Achilles Tendinopathy is the swelling and pain of your Achilles tendon.   Causes The most common […]

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