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One Very Happy Client!

One very happy client! At Happy Feet Pedorthics we see people who have had polio as a child and now have a condition called PPS – Post Polio Syndrome. Many people with the late effects of polio do have foot problems – some mild and some more severe.     One very happy client! At Happy Feet Pedorthics we see people who have had polio as a child and now have a condition called PPS – Post Polio Syndrome. Many people with the late effec

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September 20, 2017

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Footwear Choices living with Diabetes

At Happy Feet Pedorthics many people come for appropriate footwear. The forms are completed, shoes and socks are taken off, the feet are measured and a discussion takes place. It is very common for the client to then say, almost as an apology: I need diabetic shoes, or I am a diabetic.   Diabetes is a health condition which requires serious attention including the selection and wearing of appropriate footwear and good foot care.   There is a huge

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September 5, 2017

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Foot Care as We Party!

I remember a story told to me about my grandmother that the milking had to be done and then they were off to the Saturday evening dance frocked up in a gorgeous dress and wearing the most beautiful high heeled dancing pumps. That was in the day! And now the feet are so so sore!   Regular podiatry care and your personal attention to your foot health, including wearing good shoes can minimalize the effect of age related health issues to your feet. So of

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August 23, 2017

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Randomized Crossover Trial on the Effect of Compression Stockings on Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

BACKGROUND 50-80% of all women experience nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy (NVP). NVP has a detrimental impact on women’s quality of life (QoL), especially their ability to work.Despite the fact that a number of therapeutic interventions exist to alleviate symptoms – ranging from pharmaceutical products to natural therapies – women remain reluctant to take medications during pregnancy, and a safe, effec-tive and acceptable treatment for NVP is

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August 14, 2017

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Comfort and fit in footwear – too loose, too tight, and just right!

At Happy Feet Pedorthics I often reference the Three Bears story when it comes to footwear – not too loose, not too tight, and just right!   Twice in recent weeks – short of having a blue as such, with two different clients, the clients have left our clinic with shoes which in my view are 2 sizes too long and at least 2 sizes too wide!   From the first client’s perspective this is the way I like them, and I have to wear them!   OK,

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August 3, 2017

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