What? You already know how to wear socks, don’t you?
Well, just like everything else in society, we’ve learned how to do things in smarter and healthier ways.
No insult intended here to you. You probably have always worn the socks the way you have because of habits you learned long [...] Read More
What To Do For Your Feet During Pregnancy
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
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 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
4 Most Opportune Times to See Your Podiatrist
When you experience a foot injury, or if you’re planning a big change in your exercise routine, are you best off taking care of things yourself, seeing your regular general practice doctor, or going to a specialist podiatrist?
The truth is it depends. Your situation is unique. As you decide [...] Read More
6 Things Your Podiatrist Wish You Knew
Feet today get more attention than they ever did in the past. Technology has enabled society to grow to the point where you have the time and money to care about the issues that happen with your feet.
Do you know everything that’s important to know about foot and ankle care? Here are some [...] Read More
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