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April 17, 2012
Adult flat feet is a common condition

If your arches are flat and the feet points outward, you have flat feet. If you have pain in the heel, arch or ankle you may have painful flat feet and need to be seen by a podiatrist for relief.

What is adult flat foot?
Flat feet or fallen arches is when the arch on the inside of the foot flattens and the entire sole of the foot touches the floor when the person stands up. Flat foot is a common ...

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The Shoe Village Celebrates Customer Appreciation
March 18, 2014
The Shoe Village Celebrates Customer Appreciation

G. R. Sweeting’s The Shoe Village recently held its annual customer appreciation promotion under the theme, “We Love Our Customers”...

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May 05, 2015
Are your shoes causing you heel pain

Heel pain is one of the most common foot complaints. In fact, it is the reason why most persons see a podiatrist. The American Podiatric Medical Association's recent heel pain survey revealed that 45 percent of Americans attribute their heel pain to wearing uncomfortable or ill-fitting shoes...

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August 11, 2014
Purchasing school shoes that make the grade

School will soon re-open for the new academic term and parents are busy shopping for school supplies, uniforms and shoes. Parents must remember that school shoes are one of the most expensive and most important purchases they will make for their children this school year.
Properly constructed, supportive and well-fitting school shoes can greatly reduce your child's risk of injury, from blisters, s...

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July 29, 2014
Clubfoot

Clubfoot describes a range of foot abnormalities that children can be born with. A baby's foot is twisted inward and is out of shape or position. With clubfoot, the tendons (tissues that connect muscles to the bone) are shorter and tighter than usual, pulling the foot in this abnormal position. The term 'clubfoot' refers to the way the foot is shaped, like the head of a golf club. Clubfoot is a fa...

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November 29, 2010
How ready are your feet for 'the marathon'

By Bernadette Gibson

Many persons are excited and eagerly preparing or waiting to participate in 'Marathon Bahamas' scheduled for January 15-16 2011. My greatest concern is how ready are the feet of the participants? Choosing the right shoe and support, regardless of whether you are running or walking in a marathon, depends on a lot of factors. If you plan to participate in 'Marathon Bahamas 2011...

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July 25, 2011
Shoe Dermatitis

By Bernadette Gibson

THIS week I choose to highlight a condition referred to as shoe dermatitis. Shoe dermatitis is a medical condition which is caused by contact of the foot with chemicals in the material of footwear. This condition can be either irritant or allergic.

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Men's clothing in demand at Red Cross
November 18, 2010
Men's clothing in demand at Red Cross

The Freeport News - Men's clothing and shoes are among the biggest
demands from the public at The Bahamas Red Cross Society Grand Bahama
Centre, according to administrator Mary Culmer.

"A lot of men seem to always need clothing. Shoes are in demand for men. That happens to be a demand constantly," she said.

Culmer noted that recently there has been a steady growth in the
donations bein...

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November 03, 2010
Shoe Store 'Attacked by Arsonists'

ARSONISTS are thought to have set fire to the country's biggest self-serve shoe store early yesterday morning in a second attack on the building since the weekend.

Bani, in Mackey Street, was destroyed in the blaze sparked at around 4.40am, less than an hour after Lincoln Bain, a major shareholder in the business, had abandoned his armed night watch of the store, which is next door to a branch ...

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April 15, 2011
Walking a mile in their shoes GGYA leaders embark on adventurous journey

 



Nassau, Bahamas - Adult
volunteers in the Governor General Youth Award (GGYA) beefed up on
their expedition skills Saturday, going through the necessary training
and preparation before embarking on an eight mile adventurous journey
around the southwestern tip of New Providence.

 

Eighty-two volunteers hiked, camped, and slept outdoors on Saturday.

 

"They actually experienc...

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