Tag Archives: Foot

Foot Position Prior To Contact Influences Risk Of Sprained Ankle

According to a study, how the foot is positioned prior to ground contact when walking or running could increase risk of sprained ankle, otherwise known as a twisted ankle.[1] The results of the research found that people who have a history of repetitive ankle sprain demonstrated lower clearance heights between their feet and the floor… Read More »

Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue Ruth Jenkins, a mother-of-two in the U.K., shared horrific photos of second-and third-degree burns on her foot that she suffered after standing on an area of sand that housed a disposable barbecue hours earlier. The photos were shared on Facebook… Read More »

Foot warning: Dr Christian Jessen reveals sign that could signal serious health condition

Foot problems include verrucas, athlete’s foot, bunions, heel pain, blisters and smelly feet – most of which can be treated with advice from your pharmacist. While the symptoms of these conditions are usually obvious, in some, more severe cases, the feet can present signs of more serious health conditions. Dr Christian Jessen, best known for… Read More »

The Burning Question: Who Will Foot the Bill for America’s Increasing Burn-Care Costs?

By CELIA BELT  Each year in the United States, half a million Americans will be treated for burns so severe as to require hospitalization. The “survivors”—including more than three hundred children each day and a drastically increasing number of U.S. military members since the turn of the millennium—can be expected to undergo arduous, agonizing surgeries and… Read More »