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Craig Payne

Member since: Aug 16, 2020
Published articles: 110

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The Modern Day Treatment of Gout

Gout is one of those historical conditions as there are many mentions of it in past literature, at least since medieval times. The historical stereotype of it is that it is associated with the upper...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Nov 17, 2020
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The Mystery of Covid Toes

COVID toes is a phenomenon that started to be reported in Spain and Italy at the start of winter during the first wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The reports were finding a very high...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 21, 2020
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The New York Marathon

The New York City Marathon is an annual marathon that passes through the five boroughs of New York City. This marathon is considered one of the USA’s premier sporting events. It is the largest...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Oct 18, 2020
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The Popularity of Parkrun

The parkrun (with a small "p") is a collection of more than 2000 5-kilometre (or 3.1 mile) events for walkers and runners that take place every Saturday morning in 22 countries around the world. In...

Articles > Recreation & Sports > Track & Field Mar 22, 2021
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The Practice of Naming New Diseases

There has been a long tradition in medicine to name diseases after the physician that first described or published on that disease. Sometimes the physician named the disease after themselves which...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Apr 24, 2021
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The Use of Cushioned Heel Pads for Fat Pad Atrophy

There are many different causes for pain under the foot and that can sometimes be a challenge even for the experts to diagnose it. One of those problems that is not so common is an atrophy of the fat...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jul 12, 2021
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The Use of the Richie Brace to Treat Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

A progressive worsening of a flat foot or fallen arch in an adult is often called posterior tibial tendon dysfunction or adult acquired flatfoot and can have serious consequences if not detected early...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions May 03, 2021
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Treatment Options for Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes unpleasant or uncomfortable sensations in the legs with an irresistible urge to move them. These symptoms commonly occur in the late afternoon...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Feb 23, 2021
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Understanding Parkinsons Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a relatively common disorder of the nervous system that is due to damage to the nerve cells in a part of the brain that produces dopamine. Dopamine is a chemical that is needed...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Feb 16, 2021
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Was the Moon Landing Faked?

Arguably, probably the greatest achievement in human history was the moon landing on the 20th of July in 1969. It was an unparalleled and unprecedented achievement that has not been surpassed by any...

Articles > Technology & Science > Electronics Feb 12, 2021
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What and Where is Box Hill?

Box Hill is a respectable middle-class eastern suburb of greater Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Via the freeway it is 14 kilometres from the central business district of Melbourne. The current...

Articles > Travel & Tourism > Destinations Oct 15, 2020
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What Are Chilblains?

Chilblains are a common problem of the feet in the colder climates. They are due to a poor reaction of the small blood vessels to changes in temperature. Normally when the feet get cold the small...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Aug 27, 2020
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What Are the Determinants of Gait?

A typical walking gait pattern relies upon several important biomechanical characteristics which are known as the determinants of gait. The six determinants of gait were initially published by...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Fitness May 25, 2021
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What Are the Special Olympics?

The Special Olympics are one of the world’s largest sporting organisations that is for children and adults that have intellectual disabilities and physical disabilities. They provide sports training...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Disabilities Jun 16, 2021
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What Are the Treatments for Bunions on the Feet?

Bunions are painful enlargements on the medial side of the big toe joint in the foot. They are associated with a deviation of the big toe laterally which is called hallux valgus. They are generally...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Jul 07, 2021
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Author Bio

Craig Payne is a University lecturer, runner, cynic, researcher, skeptic, forum admin, woo basher, clinician, rabble-rouser, blogger and a dad.