We’re a little bit more than halfway through winter. You certainly don’t want to spend Valentine’s laid up with an ice pack on your ankle, do you?
Winter here in Texas doesn’t get as rough as it does in northern states. But, we still have our days.
Here’s what to look out for and do so [...]
If you’re not a winter sports person, or even if you’re just not the active type, your feet and ankles get used to your sedentary lifestyle.
By that I mean they’re not necessarily in shape and ready for frequent exercise, or for the intensity of the movement you may place them under.
Many things most women do in their normal routine actually put great stress on their feet and ankles.
Do you do any of these?
Find out some of the most common mistakes you can make, and the potential harm they can cause:
Wearing Heels Too Frequently
High-heels have the obvious [...]
Are you considering orthotics?
Perhaps you’re not even sure how to understand them. Put simply, an orthotic means any device you insert into your shoe to provide additional comfort and support.
You’ve probably seen them at various stores. Some cost just $10 or so, while others can run up [...]
With any medical condition, the worst thing you can do is ignore it and hope it goes away.
That’s certainly the case with sores if you have diabetes. Ignoring the issue can actually lead to the amputation of your foot – or entire leg.
Left unattended, minor wounds can become serious foot [...]