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Here’s how the top podiatric team at Balance Foot and Ankle Wellness Center can keep you in step

Over the spans of the average 4,000 steps you take each day, your feet are dealt an impact of one-and-a-half times your body weight. For runners, the number jumps to three times their body weight. When the slightest thing goes wrong with your feet, it can have a domino effect on other joints, muscles, tendons and nerves up the legs and even...

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Finesse Footcare says every parent should be on their toes when it comes to kids and foot health

Just like adults, children can suffer from painful ailments of the foot and ankle. Many are the result of growth shifts. Dr. Danielle Shaper, founder of Finesse Footcare in Lyndhurst, is specially trained in pediatric care. “Whenever a child is suffering from even mild pain in their feet, it’s important for them to be treated,” she says...

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Treating high butt pressure

Pressure from hemorrhoids in your butt can make you feel like you always have to go, even after you’ve just gone. See, the sphincter muscle doesn’t know the difference between hemorrhoids pushing on it or a bowel movement, so that pressure sends the signal that it’s time to go—even when it isn’t. Bending or sitting can exacerbate...

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Shift your mindset to relieve pain

The ancient foundation of pain is to remove ourselves from dangerous stimuli. Place your hand on a hot stove and your brain will send a signal to immediately pull it away without you even thinking about it. Thus, pain helped our ancestors avoid all kinds of dangers—from spider and snake bites to thorny bushes. Pain, however, is only a...

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Getting a natural energy boost

Life is busy. All of us need a little energy boost from time to time. While the shelves are packed with energy drinks, most can be summed up with just a few ingredients: isolated caffeine, sugar, and maybe some b-vitamins. While these products can provide a few extra hours of energy, they really don’t do anything to address what’s really...

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