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a foot covering; see horseshoeing.

shoe covers
protective coverings for shoes worn by surgical personnel working in a sterile environment in order to minimize contamination.

Patient discussion about shoe

Q. Why should people with diabetes wear shoes all the time? Earlier today I read an article about shoes and the different problems with different kinds of shoes. I can't find it anymore, which is why I didn't post the link. But in the article, it said that someone with diabetes or would likely eventually get diabetes should never go without shoes; whether inside or outside their house. Why would that be?

A. Many people with diabetes have decreased circulation, which means slower healing time. Adding to this, many also have neuropathy (nerve damage) in their feet. I have seen many diabetics that have decreased sensation in their feet and didn't even know it. If you can't feel it when you injure your foot, and it doesn't heal, it can lead to infection and amputation. Shoes protect feet from injury, that is why we recommend wearing them at all times. For this reason, it is also recommended that diabetics inspect their feet each day.
Good luck!

Q. The cobbler's shoes are never fixed A bit philosophical/ethical question: do you think it’s a appropriate to an alternative therapist to treat people with disease he or she has and can’t cure himself?

A. Even dietitian can suffer from depression and eat too much, or a gym coach that suffers from injury that prevents him or her from exercising. The knowledge and capabilities are not dependent on the specific situation of the therapist, not to mention the many explanations for such cases.

However, I do agree it may seem a bit suspicious…

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Cleveland Johnson (no relation), owner of an automotive and auto body shop on the South Side of Chicago, says drivers shoed also have their cooling systems flushed and a thermostat installed if they haven't done so in the past two years or up to 50,000 miles, according to what the car's owner's manual calls for.
They shoed one horse the first day, earning 25 cents, and a few weeks later they took seven days to build a wagon, which they sold for $175.
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After nailing, Paul files the shoed hoof and makes certain the horse moves with comfortable stability.
A breakdown by type of retailer shoed about 2,000 satellite dealers, most of which are single-store operations; a couple of dozen national retailers such as Montgomery Ward, Circuit City and Sears, and well in excess of 2,000 authorized independent dealers, "everyone from Tops Appliance City and P.
A horse with toed-in feet, for example, is sometimes shoed with trailers on the outside of the shoe as an instant solution to the problem.
It was they who shoed me what a powerful political, social, and moral force the disability community is.
See how bread is baked in wood-burning ovens; how newspapers were printed; horses, shoed.
A battlefield source in Albu Kamal confirmed that the Syrian army has shoed away the ISIL from the border region, and said that the government troops have also cut the road linking al-Mayadeen to Albu Kamal.
Success stories from various sectors comprising the Tran-Sahelian Network in Africa, Earthquake Rehabilitation in Pakistan and Water supply in Oman shoed the importance of partnership which enabled them to deliver results.
Sherman Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shop was likely one of the most frequented destinations in town during its 1800s heyday, when just about everyone needed horses shoed and wagons mended.