What Makes Me Angry This Week

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Plantar Fasciitis ‘magical cures’ touters make me angry

There is no magical cure for plantar fasciitis. There is no secret sauce for plantar fasciitis. On the internet there are plenty of people touting cures for plantar fasciitis. You can tell that they have never actually treated a case of plantar fasciitis in their lives. Plantar fasciitis is easy to treat. All you need […]

Women Make me Angry!

Well not exactly! Let me explain: Chinese foot binding was an old tradition that used to be carried out in rural china. It was really a form of torture. The feet of young girls were tightly bound to stop them growing. This caused a lot of pain and agony. It was done to please men […]

The Autism-Vaccine nutters make me angry

As the father of a child with mild ASD, I take more than a passing interest in the topic. There were some recent Congressional hearings on autism in which the absolute nutters got yet another chance to air their nutty conspiracy theories about vaccines causing autism. These people are the biggest threat to advancing our […]

The Bad Advice from Barefoot Runners Make me Angry

I just operated today on my second case of a barefoot runner with posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. Neither of them will probably be able to run again as it had progressed beyond stage two and they needed bone work. What they both had in common is they followed online advice from fellow barefoot runners and […]

The Foot Detox makes me angry

I am not so sure if its those that promote the foot detox with a straight face or those that are gullible enough to believe them that actually make me angry The foot detox is a scam. It does not work. It will never work. Do not believe those that promote it. You can not […]

Reflexologists make me angry

Why do they treat people as being so gullible that they fall for it? There is not one shred of evidence for a plausible physiological link between parts of the body and the sole of the foot, yet they keep trying to claim that there is. Every single systematic review of the scientific research that […]

Obamacare makes me angry

The public have been sold a pile of nonsense. Obamacare is not working; is going to raise healthcare costs and stifle innovation. A year ago, 70% of doctors thought it sucks as well. It will probably be higher now! Don’t you think that those on the coal face of delivering health care should be listened […]

Toning shoes make me angry

Why do they make me angry? Not necessarily because there is anything wrong with them, but because of all the promises they make about the health gains you can get from them. they have claimed to cure cellulite; they claim to tone up the butt; and that they can give you an extra workout. The […]

Lance Armstrong makes me angry

I so wanted to believe; boy did I want to believe. I just can no longer believe. Armstrong is a remarkable person: Seven Tour de’ France wins, prostate cancer and the Livestrong Foundation, but he did it by cheating! The only redeeming feature is that it was the culture of the time and everyone was […]