The Importance of Stretching

Regardless of your exercise routine, stretching is important. With a simple 5-10 minute warmup, you can reduce the strain on your muscles, tendons, and joints, and help to prevent many serious injuries from occurring. When it comes to stretching, it’s important to warm up your feet and ankles as well. Here are a few warmup exercises that will help to […]

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Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes can cause many health related concerns, and if you aren’t careful, can lead to some serious foot troubles as well. In fact, one of the most common reasons for people with diabetes to be admitted to the hospital is foot-related issues. Proper foot care doesn’t take a lot of time, and can help to prevent a number of serious […]

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Proper Foot Care Starts Young

Healthy habits are formed as children, and while most parents are good at helping to instill healthy eating habits and hygienic habits in their children –their feet often go overlooked. But by starting to teach good foot care practices early, you can help combat many common foot-related issues as they grow up. Here are a few tips to help get […]

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Ankle Sprains –Treatment Options

Ankle sprains are among the most common injury when it comes to playing outdoors or participating in sports. Ankle sprains can happen by simply taking a step wrong and twisting your foot in a way that it’s not meant to twist. They can also occur when playing sports. Regardless of how you sprained your ankle, knowing how to treat it […]

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Warning Signs of Athlete’s Foot

Many people overlook the common warning signs of athlete’s foot –and as a result don’t seek treatment until it has taken over. Looking to prevent athlete’s foot is important –but it’s also important to be aware of the warning signs and know what to look for. This will help you to get treatment as quickly as possible to help it […]

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Foot Care for the Summer Months

Summer is just around the corner, and for most that means bare feet and long warm nights. While we all have to-do lists for this summer –chances are that foot care is not on your list. Still, it’s worth spending some time looking after your feet. Not only to keep them looking their best, but to help stave off fungal, […]

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Common Foot Problems and Easy Fixes

Foot problems can occur year round, but the summer months can be especially hard on your feet. During the summer, many people wear open shoes, or flip flops which put their feet at risk for some terrible infections. Additionally, summer footwear can cause blisters and rubbing. Not to mention, sweaty feet creates conditions that make us more susceptible to problems […]

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3 Common Foot Hazards to Watch for This Summer

With summer just around the corner, people are starting to break out their summer best and put away their coats and winter boots. While summer is an enjoyable time of year, it’s can be a dangerous time for your feet. Especially if you don’t take precautions. Summer seems to be the season that many people have foot-related problems. Here are […]

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Top Tips for Aching Feet

Aching feet don’t always mean that something serious is wrong. Sometimes, it simply indicates overuse or improper footwear. Our feet put up with a lot throughout the day, and sometimes they just need a break. Aside from just kicking back and putting your feet up, here are a few other things that you can do to help ease the ache […]

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Foot Sweat and Odor

Sweat and odor are two problems that usually go together. It is completely normal for your feet to sweat, since this is one way that your body regulates your temperature and keeps you from overheating. Sweat in and of itself isn’t a problem; but excessive moisture is. The moisture that comes from sweating, combined with the warm environment that shoes […]

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