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Foot reflexology: The window into your health

April 15, 2013

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by Fatina Hijab —  As winter approaches, it is necessary to pay closer attention to our feet. Colder weather not only contracts the concrete blocks and electrical wires throughout our cities, but the muscles in our bodies contract as well. Cold weather means having cold feet, craving rich fatty foods and working out less. Without […]

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Reflexology can help your health condition

January 26, 2013

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by Fatina Hijab —  Reflexology works in harmony with our natural healing mechanism and its tendency to maintain homeostasis throughout the human body. Homeostasis is an inherently individualized balanced state of physical and emotional wellness. According to Chinese Traditional Medicine, disease occurs when the body is imbalanced. Since the body is programmed to detect the […]

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Repetitive stress relief

September 6, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  We live in a fast-paced and demanding world. Whether we are making phone calls and handling appointments on the way to work, or text messaging throughout the day and sending e-mail late into the night, many of us seem to always be on the go. The overuse of our bodies to […]

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Before you buy shoes, think again

July 29, 2012

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by Peg Mitchel —  How many pairs of shoes have you bought because you hoped this or that pair might relieve your foot pain or provide all-day comfort? How many pairs of shoes never lived up to your expectations and now sit in the back of your closet? Many of us have experienced varying degrees […]

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Reflexology for Health

March 20, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Foot and hand reflexology is an ancient and profound type of healing therapy that is extremely safe, simple and effective. The technique consists of firmly rubbing the feet or hands in particular ways. Zone therapy is another term that is used to mean reflexology, as is the term acupressure. However, […]

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Do you really want to wear those high heels?

February 27, 2012

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by Chung-Li Wang —  For years, orthopedic surgeons have been warning women about the perils of wearing high heels. Those who wear high heels risk foot injury, muscle imbalance, bone deformities, knee and ankle joint problems, bunions, hammer toes and more. A new study featured in the November 2009 issue of Foot & Ankle International […]

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Put your best foot forward

February 25, 2012

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by Carol E. Gutierrez —  Living in the warm climate of Phoenix, our feet are often out in the open for all to see, yet many of us are self-conscious about the appearance of our toes and heels, worrying about what others may think. There is some truth to the fact that our feet may […]

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