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Microbial contaminations in Podiatric Medicine: a problem to be solved

03 Apr 2018
Microbial contaminations in Podiatric Medicine: a problem to be solved

Podolife attended the 4th World Congress for Podology and Podiatry, held in Naples on April 27-29 2018, and presented a workshop entitled “The microbiological risk in the Podiatrist’s clinic”. The microbiological contaminations are a serious issue for the Podiatric medical practice. Being able to control the microbiological risk represents a therapeutic advantage that allows to […]

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Treatment and prevention of diabetic foot

19 Jan 2018
Treatment and prevention of diabetic foot

The specific therapeutic approach to treating diabetes, and associated comorbidities (e.g. alteration to the tissues in the feet), is multidisciplinary as the diagnosis requires the assessment of more than one healthcare specialist (Diabetologist, Podiatrist, Surgeon). Patients suffering from diabetes should follow all the instructions given by the Specialist to put into practice an effective prevention program […]

Nails and onychomycoses

19 Jan 2018
Nails and onychomycoses

The nail The nail is the thin and slightly convex four-sided plate located on the ends of our fingers and toes. Comprised mainly of keratin (and lower percentages of fats, amino acids, water, vitamins and minerals), its reddish colour is due to the colour of the blood that transpires from the skin, but if it […]

Categories: Onychopathies

Foot Aging Syndrome

19 Jan 2018
Foot Aging Syndrome

As time has progressed, science and technology have made it possible for all humankind to live longer. The current world situation, especially in the western hemisphere shows an increase in the population over the age of 60 years. Data processed by the UN highlight the need to know, control and prevent pathologies that affect the […]

Hyperkeratosis

19 Jan 2018
Hyperkeratosis

What is hyperkeratosis? Hyperkeratosis is an alteration of the skin and consists of a thickening of the outermost layer of the epidermis which is subject to a build-up of epithelial cells or keratinocytes. Keratinocytes form on the basal layer of the epidermis and are expelled from the surface of the skin once their 40-day cycle […]

Sportspeople’s feet

19 Jan 2018
Sportspeople’s feet

People who regularly engage in sports put greater stress on one of the most important parts of their anatomy during physical activity: the foot. The intensity and frequency of the activity can cause the foot to undergo traumas or will leave it not in the best condition; it is therefore useful to know that especially […]

Categories: Foot and Sport
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