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  1. Preventing foot pain

    Foot pain is a very common problem. At any given time, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men, suffers from foot pain. One in 10 people have foot pain so severe that it is disabling. "Most adults will suffer from foot pain at some point during their life," says John Malik, consultant podiatric surgeon at BMI H

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  2. Five nice things to do for your feet

    Hot sand, tarry asphalt, high-heeled sandals, 10-mile hikes - feet certainly take a beating in summer. Feet problems are extraordinarily common in the UK and the summer, when people are more apt to be active and away from home (and doctors), can be especially problematic. However, there are ways to

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  3. How to buy running shoes: Tips to treat your feet well

    Looking for the right running trainers can be a daunting process. Contrary to popular belief, there really is no such thing as the perfect shoe. Everyone has different needs, so it’s a matter of finding what works for you. So how do you know which running shoe is right for you and your training? We

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  4. Relief for exercising feet

    You've finally started that exercise programme, and you're beginning to feel the excitement of a healthy new lifestyle. However, just as you're starting to feel the benefits of working out, you're sidelined with achy feet - corns, calluses, blisters, maybe even an injury that not only compromises yo

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  5. The worst shoes for your feet

    Every woman probably has at least one pair: those shoes that you absolutely adore. (Some perhaps have dozens.) My personal downfall is a gorgeous pair of salmon-pink suede Prada kitten heels with a very pointy toe, snapped up during an amazing sale a few years back. The problem is, those shoes may b

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  6. Tips to avoid foot pain from high heels

    Do the most important men in your life - and the shoe boxes in your wardrobe - bear the names Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo? If so, then there's a good chance high heels are a part of your life. But unlike Carrie Bradshaw in TV's Sex and the City - who chased men, taxis, and sometimes a dog in the p

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  7. Flip-flops fun but beware of foot pain

    Once upon a time, flip-flops were cheap, rubber thongs that you wore to wash your car or to walk about on the beach. Nowadays they're a summertime craze. No longer just dull beach-shop specials, the sandals with the V-shaped straps turn up everywhere in eye-popping shades, from hot pink to lime gree

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  8. Fitness at your feet

    Do it. Just do it. Forget the lift. Take the stairs. You'll lose a few pounds, possibly ward off a heart attack and feel better for the effort. The problem is, most office stairways are less than inviting. They're cold, grey, bleak at best. This is a Cinderella story, a story of an ugly little stair

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  9. Putting your best foot forward

    Where their running shoes are concerned, runners may need to think beyond the blinding myriad of coloured stripes and patterns. It's no longer just a question of shock-absorbent gel or strategically placed air pockets. When you're considering premium footwear to prevent injuries, sports medicine spe

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  10. 10 tips for choosing training shoes

    Running and walking are amongst the purest, most natural forms of exercise around. However, with innovations such as Freon-filled midsoles and pump-up tongues, it's knowing which training shoes to buy that seems to require an advanced degree. Choose the wrong trainers and you could end up lying on t

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