Craig Payne

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University lecturer, clinician, runner, cynic, researcher, skeptic, forum admin, woo basher, clinician, rabble-rouser, blogger, dad

what causes cuboid syndrome

What causes cuboid syndrome?

Cuboid syndrome is a disorder that is characterized by pain and dysfunction in the area of the cuboid bone in the foot. The exact cause of cuboid syndrome is not always clear, but it is generally believed to result from the displacement or...

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how to treat cuboid syndrome

How to treat cuboid syndrome?

Cuboid syndrome is a vague diagnosis that is probably the result of a number of different conditions on the lateral side of the foot. The one thing they have in common is the involvement of the cuboid bone and structures around it. The actual...

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what is cuboid syndrome

What is Cuboid Syndrome?

Cuboid syndrome is the name that is given to a vague condition that affects the lateral side of the foot that involves the cuboid bone.

Its not really clear exactly what is it, but the thought is that its related to a subluxation of the cuboid bone.

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what is the cluffy wedge

What is a Cluffy wedge?

The Cluffy Wedge is trademarked and commercially available pad that goes under the hallux or big toe to hold it in a slightly dorsiflexed position. It can be applied in the shoe or under an insole or be incorporated into an extension on a foot...

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what causes cracked heels

What causes cracked heels?

Cracked heels occur when there is a build up of callused skin that is hard and it just ‘çracks’. Once that hard skin has cracked, it will not heal as it is not living tissue and that crack will put pressure on the underlying skin and...

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how to fix cracked heels permanently

How to fix cracked heels permanently?

To fix cracked heels permanently, you need to put in a bit of work and it will take some effort. There is also a high possibility that cracked heels can be an ongoing problem that may require regular maintenance to keep it under control, especially...

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electric callus remover

How to use the electric callus remover?

Electric callus removers are those battery and USB powered tools you see advertised on and other places to use to help get rid of callus on the foot. They are simply an electric powered file to grind down that build up of skin. I...

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how to get rid of toe jam

How to get rid of toe jam?

Toe jam is that yucky stuff that can accumulate between your toes and develop a foul-smelling odour. Toe jam consists of an accumulation of a number of different things in the tight spaces between the toes. This includes sock lint (especially from...

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what is toe jam

What is toe jam?

‘Toe Jam‘ is not a diagnosis and is the lay term for that yucky ‘stuff’ that accumulates between your toes. Toe jam is made up of a collection of things such as sock lint, dead skin cells and sweat that have nowhere to go and accumulate in the tight...

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