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Craig Payne

Member since: Aug 16, 2020
Published articles: 110

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Complications of the Foot in Diabetes

Diabetes is a common problem in society today. The costs to the individual and to society are high. At the same time so much can be done to prevent it and ameliorate the consequences of diabetes. Foot...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jun 20, 2021
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Do Bunion Correctors Help Bunions on the Feet?

Bunions are a very common problem of the feet, especially in females. They are an enlargement of the bone at the big toe joint and are commonly associated with a deviation of the big toe towards the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Aug 29, 2020
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Do Corns on the Foot Have Roots?

As a podiatrist this is one question that I get asked a lot, both clinically and in social situations. They do not have roots. After a podiatrist removes a corn, they do tend to come back, but not...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 01, 2020
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Do the Circulation Boosters Work?

The circulation boosters are products that you see widely promoted in television commercials and infomercials and print media with claims that they can improve and boost the circulation. You also see...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Feb 01, 2021
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Does Cancer Affect the Foot?

Cancer can affect any part of the body and the foot is no exception. It is, however, rare in the foot but when it does happen getting the diagnosis correct is vital. Cancer is a disease of the cells...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jan 01, 2021
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Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common problem of the heel in adults. The pain is typically under the heel and is worse during the first few steps after resting, such as getting out of bed in the morning...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jan 07, 2021
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Fluoroquinolones and the Risk for Tendon Injury

Fluoroquinolones are a commonly used antibiotic that is widely used to treat a variety of illnesses caused by infections such as respiratory and urinary tract infections. In the USA it has been...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions May 12, 2021
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Have You Been to Glasgow in Scotland?

Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom with a population of just over 600 000. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country’s West...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 30, 2020
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Have You Considered an Academic Career?

Academia is a discipline that is concerned with the pursuit of research, education, and scholarship. Academics are people who work in this field which could be as a teacher or researcher, generally at...

Articles > Business & Careers > Training Jan 20, 2021
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How Do Podiatrists off Load the Foot?

There are many reasons that a podiatrist or other health professional might want to offload the foot or part of the foot. Offloading refers to getting the load off the foot. This is required when the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jan 02, 2021
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How Does the Acute:chronic Workload Ratio Work?

Managing the training loads in athletes has become a big issue in recent times as it is so important to get right. If an athlete trains too much, they get more injuries and performance suffers as they...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Fitness Oct 14, 2020
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How is Developmental Coordination Disorder Diagnosed?

Development and growth in children follows a predictable pattern and they will ordinarily develop the ability to sit up, stand, walk, and speak at predictable ages with a certain amount of typical...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jun 19, 2021
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How is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is often difficult to diagnose as the symptoms often mimic those of many other conditions. The true cause of the symptoms is important so that proper...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jan 20, 2021
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How to Deal with a Hammer Toe?

Hammer toes are commonly seen by podiatrists as they can be a source of pain in the foot. A hammer toe is a term that is commonly used to describe any type of toe deformity, but a hammer toe is a...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jun 05, 2021
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How to Deal with Runners Knee?

Pain in the knee of runners is the most common overuse injury that runners get. Making up to around 25% of the injuries. It is more common in females compared to males. The name that is typically...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Feb 10, 2021
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Craig Payne is a University lecturer, runner, cynic, researcher, skeptic, forum admin, woo basher, clinician, rabble-rouser, blogger and a dad.