Siren Socks: The New System for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
We are excited to now carry Siren Socks for our at risk diabetic patients. Siren socks are a new innovation that can assist in Diabetic wound prevention. They work by monitoring the temperature of your feet, which allows our physicians to remotely monitor for 'hot spots' before they become a [...] Read More
Should You Be Worried About a Black Toenail?
Is a black toenail something I should be concerned about? I heard it could be melanoma. I think my grandmother may have had it but I can’t remember?
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that accounts for approximately1% of skin cancers. It affects the cells (melanocytes) that give our skin [...] Read More
How Our Safe Balance Program Prevents Serious Injuries Caused by Falling
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Falling is one of the last things you want to happen when you get older. If you fall, you can experience a serious injury such as a broken wrist, arm, or ankle.
You [...] Read More
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
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