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How are Heart Disease and Foot Pain Related?

Our feet are something we often take for granted. We often forget how much we rely on our feet until we start experiencing pain. Foot pain can range from an uncomfortable inconvenience to being unable to walk,...
Oct 29th, 2022

Warning Signs and Causes of Poor Circulation

Even though poor circulation isn’t a condition, if you are experiencing poor circulation in your feet this is often a symptom of a much larger issue. This is why it’s important to understand the warning signs of poor circulation.
Oct 1st, 2022

Tendonitis- Painful Causes and Treatments

Repetitive activities or motions can put stress on our tendons causing irritation, inflammation, and pain. When this happens it is called “tendonitis” and can make even the simplest activities difficult.
Sep 8th, 2022

Shoe Size Does Matter, So Choose the Perfect Fit

Foot pain, deformities, and other complications can be avoided by carefully choosing the proper style, size, and shoe material. In addition to shoe gear, daily foot inspection and simple precautions can help keep our feet pain-free and in good health.
Aug 10th, 2022

How to Take Care of and Avoid Ingrown Toenails

It's summer and you want to be active, but an ingrown nail on your foot is stopping you. It can get red and swollen causing tremendous pain. How did this happen and how can it be fixed?
Jul 11th, 2022

The Importance of Diabetic Wound and Foot Care

It’s easy to focus entirely on your blood sugar when you have diabetes. However, this chronic disease can cause widespread problems, especially to your feet. If you have diabetes, here’s what you need to know about foot care to avoid issues.
May 10th, 2022

Why Do I Have Bunions?

If you avoid wearing sandals because of a painful, bony bump that sticks out from the base of your big toe or pinky toe, you may have a bunion.
Apr 25th, 2022

Preventing Sports Injuries in Children

Kids are getting more seriously involved in sports at a younger age. Injuries become more common when certain steps aren’t taken and injuries at a young age can cause lifelong damage. Following a few tips, can help prevent potential injuries in children.
Apr 4th, 2022

How Runners Can Prevent and Deal with Bunions

Running has many health benefits, but one thing that is not a benefit is bunions. This is a very common foot condition. It is well known for the stereotypical, large protuberance on the base of the big toe.
Nov 25th, 2019

5 Common Foot Problems and How to Treat Them

Feet are something most people take for granted until they have a problem. Whether it is pain from an injury, condition, or illness, taking proper care of the feet is essential to being active.
Nov 11th, 2019

Caring For Your Feet During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting phase of life for most women. With all the fun fluttery kicks and anticipation of baby’s arrival comes tired, swollen muscles.
Oct 14th, 2019

How To Know It’s Time To Replace Your Running Shoes

Whether you are an avid runner, walker, or just enjoy an occasional jog, having a good pair of running shoes is the most important tool. Shoes don’t last forever and once the soles wear down, the risk of injury increases.
Sep 30th, 2019

The History of Podiatry

Podiatry is the branch of medicine and study dedicated to the feet, ankles, and lower extremities. This form of doctoring is considered a specialty with extra training involved for the designation.
Feb 27th, 2019

How Foot Pain and Your Back are Related

Feet are great for helping us get around and maintain stability, but they are often the last thing anyone thinks about until they are in pain. Foot pain is caused by many different possible problems, including the structure of the foot, bad arches...
Jan 29th, 2019

Show Your Feet Some Love with DIY Soaks and Scrubs

During the Christmas season, everyone is exchanging gifts with those they love. Why not show some of that love to your feet? After all the shopping, traveling, and running around to all the events that go on during this time of year....
Jan 15th, 2019

Ways to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

As the weather warms up, people are heading out to enjoy the great outdoors. If you love hiking, biking, running and seeking out adventures, don’t let plantar fasciitis get in the way.
Nov 30th, 2018

Fractured and Fragmented Bones: How They are Treated

The human foot has 26 bones that are all connected with joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Since the foot is used in so many different activities, foot fractures can happen in these bones if hit at a bad angle.
Oct 23rd, 2018

Flat Feet in Kids: To Treat or Not to Treat

A common podiatry problem in kids is a condition referred to as flatfoot. It is when the foot lies flat on the ground, with no visible arch on the inner foot. Doctors look for signs or symptoms of flatfoot during well-visits because it can prevent...
Sep 26th, 2018

Physical Therapy Tips for Returning to Activity

After an injury, the most common question people have is when they can return to their normal, physical activities. The most common injuries in athletes are to the foot and ankle areas.
Sep 20th, 2018

Catch the Wave to a Faster Recovery After Foot Surgery

Feet are a vital tool to getting around that require little thought until you are injured. The foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments, plus plenty of soft tissue, which means there are many opportunities for injury.
Aug 24th, 2018

Why You Have Bunion Pain

Bunions are prominent bumps that jut out of the base of your big toe. To understand why you have bunion pain, we need to talk about how they happen and ways you can deal with the pain.
Jul 2nd, 2018

Treating Clubfoot in Babies

From getting a new tooth to rashes and infections, parents are always looking for ways to make their kids feel all better. Not all problems have a fast cure, like clubfoot, which requires a little more time and attention.
May 12th, 2018

How Heel Spurs Form

As the weather warms up and races start approaching, people are starting to run outside again. Unfortunately, some people are finding that they can’t run as far as they used to because of pain.
Apr 12th, 2018

Orthotics and Cleats

You’re an athlete participating in a sport where you’re on your feet a lot and you must wear tight, uncomfortable cleats. Your feet, ankles, knees, and legs are all vital in your performance of your sport.
Apr 6th, 2018

Recover Faster From Sports Injuries

Getting hurt, even when doing a sport you love, isn’t fun. As painful as the foot or ankle injury is, the potentially long time spent on the sidelines recovering can be almost just as painful. You want to be out there on the field, helping your team...
Mar 6th, 2018

How to Clear Up Fungal Toenails Fast

Nobody likes toenail fungus. The yellow, brittle toenails, however, are very common. Toenail fungus is not only embarrassing, but it can lead to further, more serious foot conditions if not treated.
Feb 28th, 2018

10 Training Tips to Avoid Heel Pain

It’s a few months into the new year and 2018 is the year you’ve decided to take your fitness seriously. You may have signed up for a 5K or even a marathon to make sure you don’t back out of your fitness commitment.
Feb 23rd, 2018

Why Does my Foot Hurt?

Our feet are important, but often we take them for granted. That is, until they begin to hurt and not function properly. Foot pain isn’t fun and can drastically affect your everyday life
Jan 19th, 2018

How To Take Care Of Your Feet As A Diabetic

Almost 30 million children and adults have diabetes in the United States, from a recent report from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). They also found an additional 80 million individuals who are considered pre-diabetic.
Aug 20th, 2017

Why You Should Be Looking At Your Feet Daily

Let’s be honest – when was the last time you looked at your feet? Visual inspection can alert you to upcoming complications. It is recommended you make a visual inspection of your feet once a daily.
Jul 15th, 2017

List Of The Top 5 Common Foot Problems

It is estimated that by the age of 70 the average person has walked approximately 26,000 miles! Our feet take quite a beating which causes many changes in our foot structure and gait over time.
Jun 10th, 2017

How to Prevent Falling

2.5 million individuals over the age of 65 are treated in emergency rooms each year for fall-related injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
May 5th, 2017