Coronavirus Is Causing a Pandemic of Foot And Ankle Injuries
What? Coronavirus causes foot, ankle, and lower leg injuries too?
It does. But it’s not a direct result of the virus itself. Rather, people feel trapped at home and need some way to get back to their active lifestyles. Others just can’t stand being at home all the time and simply need some [...] Read More
A Quick Guide to Managing Osteoarthritis
The CDC estimates 54.4 million US adults have been told by a doctor they have at least some form of arthritis.
More than 100 kinds of arthritis exist. And osteoarthritis is the most common.
It occurs when the cartilage that cushions your joints degrades, leaving bone to rub on bone. And [...] Read More
3 Common Foot And Ankle Problems to Watch for As You Age
Ahh, aging. It has its pluses and minuses. On the plus side, you get to retire and relax.
On the minus side, you have to watch your physical health a little closer.
But if you monitor it and make your health a priority, you can avoid many problems others have to deal with.
Here’s three [...] Read More
What to do About Night Foot Cramps
It’s 2:30 AM and you don’t even know it because you’re sleeping so soundly. But then, you wake up and feel pain and spasming in your foot.
You angrily get up and walk around, annoying everyone else in the family because they know you’re up at an ungodly hour once again.
Foot cramps have [...] Read More
How to Clean Your Athletic Shoes Correctly in Almost No Time
Do you clean your athletic shoes? Regular cleaning keeps them smelling fresh and prolongs their life. That can put a little more cash in your wallet too. Even better, cleaning doesn’t take long.
Generally, you only need to clean your athletic shoes every six months. If you run daily or are [...] Read More
Warning: Don’t Overdo Exercise During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Exercise is a good thing. Can you have too much of a good thing?
Yes. You can.
Your doctor loves to hear that you’re making exercise a priority. But at the same time, they don’t want you to overdo it.
However, that’s precisely what many well-meaning people are doing. Maybe you’re the [...] Read More
CuraMedix EPAT, the Non-Surgical Pain-Free Solution for Healing Joint and Muscle Problems
What an amazing world of technology we live in. What used to require painful surgery or a doctor simply telling you to live with it can now be addressed with a non-surgical and pain-free solution.
CuraMedix’ EPAT (extracorporeal pulse activation technology) is just such a technology. It uses [...] Read More
How to Stay Safe When Running During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Is there any aspect of life coronavirus doesn’t touch? It seems to be hard to find one.
Since it looks like coronavirus will be substantially disrupting society for at least the rest of this year, and possibly much of the next, take a minute to learn how you can keep your running regimen in [...] Read More
When Should You See a Doctor for an Ankle Sprain?
Undeterred from running by the coronavirus pandemic? As long as you pay attention to social distancing rules, knock yourself out!
But what if you sprain your ankle? You may have even less enthusiasm than normal to go see your doctor.
Some foot and ankle injuries don’t require a doctor. [...] Read More
What is the Arterial Brachial Index (ABI) Test?
Also called the “ankle brachial index,” what is ABI and why should you care about it?
Put simply, it’s a quick test doctors do to check your blood flow and see if you have peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD can cause pain in your legs or feet and increase your risk of heart attack and [...] Read More
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