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Marigold treatment of foot conditions

A number of the podiatric disorders seen in foot clinics are relieved only in the short term by traditional treatments, necessitating repeated clinic attendance every few weeks. Some chronic conditions may not respond at all to traditional treatments. Furthermore, the chemical and surgical treatments that are commonly used in podiatric practice are invasive and can cause pain or discomfort, especially the postoperative complications of surgery. Certain treatments are contraindicated for ‘at-risk’ patients – for example, diabetic patients and the elderly.
Dermatology in practice 2002; 10(3): 28–30
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