Aches, pains, and soreness happen all over your body during pregnancy. You know you’re going through all these changes for the good of you and your child.
How can you help your feet stay comfortable, and especially so during those later months of pregnancy?
Here’s what to do:
1. How [...] Read More
What to Look for If You’re Considering a Pedicure
Pedicures can be done right and wrong. In the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, you have thousands of choices when it comes to pedicure salons.
Just 29 inspectors cover the entire state of Texas. They can catch some shady salons, but not all.
So how do you choose one that doesn’t wind up [...] Read More
How to Keep Your Feet Healthy If You Stand on Them All Day
Do you have to stand all day for your job?
Do you maintain moment-by-moment awareness of your feet and how well they’re holding up to the rigors of your work?
I’m guessing you don’t, but that’s okay. When were you (or anyone for that matter) ever taught to pay attention to the health of [...] Read More
The Complete Guide to Stress Fractures
It’s that time of year again.
No. Not Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. It’s stress fracture time!
The return to school means more stress fractures happen. We see this for a few reasons:
Kids return to running around at school after a summer of playing video games and hanging [...] Read More
How Do You Handle a Toenail That’s Falling Off?
Why do toenails fall off?
It’s either because of sudden, intense trauma or gradual stress over time. For example, a particularly intense stubbing of your toe can lead to it falling off. But, this can also happen due to conditions like athlete’s foot, which is a fungus that grows because you [...] Read More
Why You Might Have Pain on the Outside of Your Foot
Conditions like calluses and athlete’s foot are immediately obvious and you know the causes. But sometimes, the outside of your foot hurts.
And when that happens, it can be difficult to know the true cause. That’s because the pain that happens on the outside of your foot doesn’t necessarily [...] Read More
How to Help Your Teen Protect Their Ankles from Fall Sports Injuries
Has your teen already begun practice for football, volleyball, soccer, or another Fall sport?
As a parent, it’s your personal nightmare that your son or daughter experiences a devastating foot or ankle injury that sidelines them for the season, and causes pain into their adult years. Ankle [...] Read More
The Right Shoes to Prevent Foot & Ankle Injuries If You’re Overweight and Getting Back in Shape
If you’ve got a few more pounds on than you’d like and you’re making a personal commitment to getting back into shape, your ankles are at risk.
You don’t want to start off strong and lose several pounds, only to experience an ankle injury that sidelines you (and all your awesome progress) [...] Read More
The Right Summer Footwear for Nearly Every Occasion
Ever try to go for a run in sandals?
Maybe you can do it for a few yards or so. But you’d never do it if you wanted to truly run and get a workout.
So, you make a decision and wear athletic shoes if you want to run or walk a decent distance.
That’s an obvious one. But, many forget [...] Read More
5 Steps to Fit and Fabulous Feet this Summer
In Texas, we’re lucky because we get a longer summer than the northern states. They really only get summer from about mid-May until mid-September, and possibly shorter.
And during summer, you think of all the ways you can relax and enjoy the outdoors. Visions of stretching out in the golden [...] Read More
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