Q My middle toe on my left foot curls downwards and under my second largest toe so that when I run, the bigger toe pushes down onto it. This is rather painful. A physiotherapist told me that the problem could be caused by my flat arches
In the kit-crazed world of triathlon, we are sometimes judged by our fashion sense as well as our sporting ability, often by the more elite (and more than a little vain) among us. But many style rules exist for a purpose - not only do they prevent us from becoming fodder for ridi...
Q Ive developed a recurring blister between my big toe and the one next to it. Ive tried taping up the area and also using petroleum jelly, all to no avail. Its now making me miss training.A As youve discovered, petroleum jelly is not durable
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by tight-fitting running shoes. A red itchy rash between the toes is a common symptom. "A daily footcare regime is important for preventing athlete's foot," says Jennie Kershaw from the footcare company Scholl. "It's important to wash your feet and dry them
Many elite runners plan their racing calendars a year or more in advance. There are some right now who know that in order to be on the starting line of an Olympic final in Beijing in August 2008, they need to hit an A-standard qualifying time in a race in Brussels in August 2007,...
. And by logging only three or four runs per week, you can be ready to toe the line of a 5K in just five weeks. Top coach Chris Carmichael (www.trainright.com) encourages all runners to try a 5K. "People run for a variety of reasons, but they get more out
UAN:214 Article type:--Symptoms Youll feel pain down the side of the nail of the big toe (hallux), especially to the touch.Signs The signs are obvious and unpleasant. Therell be reddening, festering and ultimately discharge of pus, caused
to ensure no movement; top with Vaseline for added security. See full threadPrevention is better than cureScotty H - Before putting on your running shoes, wrap micro-pore surgical tape around the affected toes. This is a good plaster substitute (basically
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