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How to prevent blisters!

"Many myths continue to be propagated regarding the prevention and treatment of friction blisters... Physicians, coaches and athletic trainers continue to advocate the use of petrolatum jelly and skin powders to prevent blisters while the scientific literature suggests these measures may actually increase the chance of blistering on the feet." Doug Richie Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (2010) Blisters are caused by too much skin stretch. Not rubbing, not friction, not moisture or heat. When the skin stretches (shears) too far and for too long, the connections between skin cells fatigue and break. These tiny tears under the skin surface are the start of the blister injury. Fluid fills the injur

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