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Painful Pirouettes: A Ballet Dancers Guide To Understanding Plantar Fasciitis

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Dancing is sometimes referred to as being the poetry of the feet, and it’s true. When watching a beautiful ballerina perform on stage, most people in the audience are focused on the ballerina’s graceful and agile footwork. If you’re a ballet dancer, you already know how important your feet are to your performance on the dance floor. You may even take your feet for granted until one day you begin to experience pain, and a visit to the podiatrist confirms the diagnosis of plantar fasciitis.…

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Designing an Exercise Plan When You Have Plantar Fasciitis

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When your feet hurt, exercise is usually the last thing you want to do. And sometimes, if you have plantar fasciitis, it’s nice to just sit down with your feet on a bag of ice and let that cold sensation relieve the pain in your heels. The right exercise can actually improve your condition and reduce your pain. While high-impact exercise can strain your plantar fascia, stretching and low-impact exercise can help loosen your calf muscles, arches, and Achilles tendons to actually reduce this strain.…

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Two Homemade Scrubs To Soothe Sore Bunions

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If you suffer from bunions, your feet are probably pretty sore after a long day of wearing shoes. Both the skin in the bunion area and the tissues inside the big toe become irritated after the shoe places pressure on them for an extended period of time. One of the things you can to to reduce bunion pain after a long day in shoes is to rub the area with a soothing scrub.…

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