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Treatment Options for Corns

Corns and CallusesThere are several remedies to try when treating the thickened skin of a corn. A pumice stone will help remove the dead skin from the bump, reducing its...
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Tips for Getting Dry Feet Summer Ready

Is it too early to think of summer yet? Swimming? Sunbathing? The Taste of Bloomington? Fourth of July fireworks at Monroe Lake? Hopefully not, because it’s already getting us excited! If you want to get your feet summer ready, it’s best to start now – especially if you have...
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Dealing with Stubborn Dry Heels

cracked heelsThis coming May 3—and on the first Sunday of every month—the Soapy Soap Company hosts hands-on workshops that not only include a short tour of their operations, but the chance to create your own little soap...
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Know the Difference between a Corn and Callus

Can you tell between a Zinfandel and a Merlot? How about different varieties of tulip? You have the chance to learn at Oliver Winery, whose annual floral display is blooming until mid-May. The winery says this year’s display is three times larger than ever and includes a rarely viewed...
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Pain-Free Financing Options through Our Office

Too many people hold off on visiting us because they feel their foot or ankle pain is a normal or unavoidable part of life. This just isn’t true, and we highly encourage you seek help for any problems or discomfort you have sooner rather than later. However, we know...
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Nailing Down Remedies for Managing Metatarsalgia

For some fancy footwork from talented up-and-comers, attend the free Hammer and Nail collaboration at Buskirk-Chumley Theatre on April 14 and 15. Student choreographers, composers, dancers, and musicians all team up to create original programs. It’s a one-of-a-kind performance, but one you might not enjoy as much if the...
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Recovering From Nerve Surgery

As part of Indiana’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week, all 43 Monroe County tornado sirens were tested on March 19. Obviously, this was done with weather in mind, but it got us thinking about the body’s natural warning systems. Your nervous system is a remarkable network that alerts your brain...
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Finding Relief with Nerve Surgery

Small things can make a world of difference. You and your children can find out for yourself at the free “NanoDays: Small Science, Big Fun” event at the WonderLab Museum on April 4, 2015. See the very, very tiny things that make up the world around us, and why...
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How to Scrub with a Pumice Stone Correctly

A pumice stone looks kind of like a petrified sponge and not an immediate first choice of something you’d want to rub against your feet. Somewhere along the line of history, though, someone figured out that this porous, lightweight piece of hardened lava can leave your feet looking much...
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Ways to Moisturize Dry Feet

Winter may be on its way out in Bloomington, IN (we hope!), but there are still going to be days when you have the heat cranked up. When you are cold and you turn on the heat, though, you likely aren’t thinking about the way it can lead to...
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