Choose the Right Shoes for Your Exercise Routine

The right athletic shoe can make a big difference in success with your chosen exercise or sport. Investing in a separate, specific pair of shoes for each activity will really pay off. Here are some quick guidelines. Running Runners need extra cushioning in the heel and forefoot to handle the great impact that hits the […]

A Sock a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Whether it’s because you haven’t done your laundry yet or you think it’s stylish, there are many reasons why someone may wear shoes without socks. Wearing shoes with out socks can cause unwanted bacteria and even foot infections.  Wearing socks creates a barrier between your shoes and feet which easily prevents skin conditions such as […]

Taking a Vacation? Make it Easy on Your Feet

Although rest and relaxation are the goals for most vacations, they usually involve a lot of walking and a lot of walking usually involves sore feet. “Walking is great exercise and one of the most reliable forms of transportation,” says Taral Shah, DPM, a foot and ankle surgeon with offices in Sewell, Glassboro, Cherry Hill, […]

A Sock a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Whether it’s because you haven’t done your laundry yet or you think it’s stylish, there are many reasons why you may wear shoes without socks. Wearing socks creates a barrier between your shoes and feet which easily prevents skin conditions such as Athletes Foot, Calluses and Fungal bacteria. Athlete’s foot is a contagious form of […]

Winter Foot Health Advice

The holidays are over, but most regions of the country face a few more months of winter. Whether you’re slogging through deep snow and sub-zero temperatures in the north, or contending with dampness, chill, and muddy conditions in the south, it’s important to take care of your feet all winter long. You’ll want them to […]