The Common Causes of Heel Pain

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HEEL SPURS:  What is it?  A bony growth on the underside of the heel bone. What causes it?  Heel spurs result from strain on the muscles and ligaments of the foot, by stretching of the long band of tissue that connects the heel and the ball of the foot, and by repeated tearing away of the lining […]

How to keep your morning run healthy—for your feet

Love isn’t the only human experience that may make you wonder, “How can something so good hurt so bad?” You might find yourself asking that question after your morning run, afternoon power walk, or other physical activity that demands a lot from your feet. Physical activities like running, brisk walking, and playing sports can be […]

Avoiding footwear fumbles when exercising or playing sports

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No one disputes that exercise provides a host of health benefits, from helping control weight to improving cardiovascular function. But exercising in the wrong footwear can cause more harm than good, especially because foot health is integral to overall well-being. “To get the most out of your workout or from playing a favorite sport, it’s […]

Kick-start kids’ summer with shoe shopping tips for parents

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When it comes to the health of your children, you do everything you can to help them grow up healthy and strong. You get them vaccinated, take them to the dentist and optometrist, and you do your best to ensure they eat a nutritious diet that will help them grow. But are you aware of […]

Choosing summer footwear that looks and feels great

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So long, snow boots—warm weather is here at last! But while you’re skipping through summer in your saucy sandals or padding through the sand in your favorite flip-flops, what toll will your seasonal footwear take on your hardworking feet? Nearly eight of every 10 Americans have experienced foot problems caused by wearing uncomfortable or ill-fitting […]

Protect Feet from the Heat this Summer

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ALL TOES ON DECK Protect Feet from the Heat this Summer Hiking, sightseeing, relaxing on the beach— however you spend your vacation, your feet will carry you through it all. Keep these tips in mind to prevent foot predicaments and enjoy fun in the sun with family and friends. Limit walking barefoot, as it exposes […]

DOS & DONT’S FOR A FABULOUS PEDICURE

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Everyone needs a little foot pampering from time to time! Whether you are getting your toes ready for prom, prepping for beach season, or just want to splash on a bright color of polish before a hot date, grooming your feet should be done frequently to not only keep feet looking good, but also to […]

Pregnancy and Your Feet

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR FEET DURING PREGNANCY PREGNANCY IS A JOYOUS TIME IN A WOMAN’S LIFE AND HER BODY WILL GO THROUGH MANY CHANGES, INCLUDING CHANGES TO HER FEET. THAT IS WHY A PREGNANT WOMAN MUST TAKE CARE OF HER FOOT HEALTH A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY. It’s amazing how a body changes during […]