Tag Archives: feet

Back to school – new shoe blisters

Back to school with new term shoes can quickly blister the feet. Pinch injuries can sometimes cause a blood-filled rather than fluid-filled blister known as blood blisters. Both types resolve themselves naturally so do not attempt to sped things along … Continue reading

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Back to school – cliff notes for contagious feet

Gym class, swimming, locker rooms, play – getting back to school can put your kids soles in the path of some contagious foot ailments. Here is the skim on the three most Common.  Of course we gardeners can from time to … Continue reading

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Gardeners feet – quick fixes for hard and cracked heels.

Hard heels is not a propagation technique it is a condition we gardeners can often wander into from time to time. Our footwear can dry out our feet, but also long standing can undermine the efficiency of sweat glands to … Continue reading

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Gardeners feet – Cures for corns and foot calluses

Corns and calluses are similarly localised thickened skin. The main difference is pain – while a corn (clavus) is inflamed and painful, a callus (tyloma) is just a plain old hard dead skin and so painless. They are ‘soft corns’ … Continue reading

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Gardeners feet – Fungal infections and how to cure them

Work boots or just plenty of moving about can leave gardeners prone to some foot ailments – blisters, sweaty wrinkles, hard heels, cracked skin, soreness and strain and also on occasion a fungal infection. The fungal infections we generally encounter … Continue reading

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