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Toning or Rockerbottom Shoes in those with Diabetes

January 13, 2013

Tweet Those with diabetes mellitus have a significantly increased risk for falls. This is  due to the development of the sensory neuropathy which reduces the sensory input the foot which is important for balance. This lack of sensation is also important in the development of a lot of foot complications. A number of techniques are […]

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Diabetes and barefeet

February 1, 2010

Tweet There has been a lot of publicity and debate recently over the benefits of running barefoot versus running in running shoes. Some of the debates have been interesting to follow with a lot of misinformation and misinterpretation of the the research. Barefoot runners have been widely touting some questionable research on barefoot running and […]

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