New research takes time to trickle into general knowledge. But in the case of blisters, great blister research started in 1955. So why the delay?
I bet you've heard that what causes foot blisters is heat, moisture and friction. But this is a gross over-simplification. Here's what you need to know.
Wondering should a blister be exposed to the air to let it dry out. Does it heal faster? Well, at best, it's inconsequential. At worst, it delays healing.
Let's look at the orthotic prescription variables for blisters under the first metatarsal head. Your choice will depend on the stiffness of the ray.
Preventing blisters can seem hit and miss at times. It shouldn't be. Every blister prevention strategy works in one of five ways.
Ever wondered if you’re more likely to get blisters because of your weight or gender. Here's what research tells us about risk factors for foot blisters.
That white gel bubble demonstrates hydrocolloid healing. The weepiness of your blister is combining with the dressing to form a perfect healing environment.
Does faster rubbing cause more blisters? Counterintuitively, no! We know this thanks to a piece of blister research performed all the way back in 1955.
ENGO Blister Patches work by reducing friction levels, in a targeted way. It's one reason why they're my go-to blister strategy. Here's how it works.
Ever wondered about socks to keep your feet dry. Learn about the fibres, yarns, blends and other factors that go into making moisture-wicking socks work.