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Get the Facts About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that causes pain in the heel. On the bottom of your foot is a thick band of tissue called the plantar fascia. When it becomes inflamed, this can result in a stabbing pain, especially when you go to walk right [...]

By |2020-05-27T15:15:32-07:00February 21st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Get the Facts About Plantar Fasciitis

How Fast Do Feet Grow?

Adults generally get used to the fact that their feet don't change sizes, which means they can buy shoes that are always the same size and wear them until they fall apart. Parents are often astounded to realize their child's feet don't work that way. [...]

By |2020-01-24T00:39:36-07:00December 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Fast Do Feet Grow?

Ankle Fracture Recovery

Typically, it takes anywhere from 6 to 12 weeks for a fractured ankle to heal. The exact duration of your recovery, however, will depend on several factors, including what caused the break in the first place, how severe it was, and how well you are [...]

By |2020-01-24T07:39:10-07:00September 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ankle Fracture Recovery

5 Defenses Against Smelly Feet

If you have smelly feet, you may want to tell people you actually have bromodosis – the medical term for, well, stinky feet. No matter what you prefer to call it, it's safe to assume you just want your odorous tootsies to become less of [...]

By |2019-08-20T02:08:46-07:00June 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Defenses Against Smelly Feet

How to Protect Your Feet While Playing Sports

From the swift twists and turns needed for basketball to the rigorous sprints common with baseball and football, there are many movements that can be hard on your feet and ankles if you're normally athletic. If your various sporting endeavors have resulted in some type [...]

By |2019-06-26T00:00:04-07:00March 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Feet While Playing Sports

4 Exercises That May Help Correct Flat Feet

Affecting approximately 30 percent of the population, flat feet don't always cause enough pain to require surgery. Still, abnormal arches can contribute to foot, ankle, and even knee pain because of the way leg alignment may be affected. If your discomfort isn't too severe or [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:54-07:00October 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Exercises That May Help Correct Flat Feet

5 Ways to Handle Foot Odor

It's a problem just about everyone has experienced at one time or another – smelly feet (bromodosis). Mild instances of foot odor are usually caused by moisture from sweat that contributes to bacterial growth. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) and other types of fungal infections can [...]

By |2018-10-18T11:14:26-07:00August 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Handle Foot Odor

5 Flavorful Spices That Can Help Manage Your Arthritis Pain

Two of the most common forms of arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), may produce a chronic low-grade inflammation in the body that can also affect the immune system. While there are medications that control this problem, some NSAIDs and pain medications have side [...]

By |2018-07-03T09:54:58-07:00June 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Flavorful Spices That Can Help Manage Your Arthritis Pain

5 Types of Shoes That Aren’t Good for Foot Health

Your feet are affected by more than just your daily activities and movements. Some sources of foot pain aren't entirely preventable, as is often the case with deformities present at birth or certain diseases and conditions. However, there are some potential sources of foot-related discomfort [...]

By |2019-12-19T06:35:05-07:00April 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Types of Shoes That Aren’t Good for Foot Health