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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 |2019-01-24T07:54:54-07:00April 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Types of Shoes That Aren’t Good for Foot Health

Confirming a Broken Toe

It can happen to anyone. A toe can be stubbed on the corner of a bed, something heavy might drop on it, or you might accidentally twist one of your toes while running or jogging. The resulting injury is sometimes a broken toe. If you're [...]

By |2018-03-07T09:05:05-07:00February 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Confirming a Broken Toe

How to Do a Self Diabetic Foot Exam

According to the American Diabetes Association, a major reason individuals with diabetes seek medical care is due to issues with nerve damage and circulation. Such problems often affect feet. Diabetic foot issues are sometimes overlooked in early stages if infections or signs of damage are [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:55-07:00December 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Do a Self Diabetic Foot Exam

Artificial Turf & Football Injuries

Since its advent in the 1960s, artificial turf has become commonplace in both amateur and professional football arenas throughout the country. It is widely appreciated for its clean and uniform look and easy maintenance. As preferable as it may be for stadium owners and groundskeepers, [...]

By |2017-10-31T08:24:10-07:00October 31st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Artificial Turf & Football Injuries

A Primer on Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common condition that is easily acquired and transmitted. It is a fungal infection that is caused by the same organism responsible for jock itch and ringworm. This fungus thrives in warm, humid environments, which is why damp shoes and socks are [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:55-07:00October 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on A Primer on Athlete’s Foot

How to Choose the Right Shoe for Your Child

Approximately 98 percent of children are actually born with healthy feet, but only about 40 percent of kids will be still be enjoying healthy feet as adults. A significant contributing factor is the shoes worn throughout the different stages of life. Since children's feet are [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:55-07:00August 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Choose the Right Shoe for Your Child