Winter sports are winding down – did your teen make the playoffs? Last month we covered how to prevent ankle sprains.
But in high-impact sports like basketball and wrestling, ankle sprains sometimes happen even when you take every proper safety precaution. Your teen goes up for a shot [...] Read More
Lessons to Learn from Peyton Manning’s Foot Injury
By now, Peyton Manning has played in what is likely the final Super Bowl, and game, of his career. Will the hallowed quarterback have been able to overcome the disruptive Panther defense? And will his own defense be stifling enough to keep the Panthers high-octane offense under control?
It [...] Read More
How to Choose Athletic Shoes that Protect You from Injury
Having the coolest shoes…who doesn’t want that?
Nike, Adidas, Fila, And1 – they all have new and cool designs.
Doesn’t the saying go,”If the shoe fits, buy another one just like it.” Today, because you do have so many choices, you can get the coolest shoes – and ones that protect you [...] Read More
How to Keep Your Foot Safe During a Pedicure
Is pedicure safety really something you need to be aware of?
Because if you don’t watch it, you can walk away with an infection.
Granted, the company doing your pedicure should be aware of all possible injuries that could occur at any time. However, not every company acts [...] Read More
New Medical Device Heals You Faster from Plantar Fasciitis and Eliminates the Need for Painful Surgery
Did you know that heel pain is the number one reason patients seek medical attention from a doctor that specializes in foot and ankle pain? That’s according to Podiatry Today, which also says about 70-90% of treatments for heel pain are successful.
However, the problem is that the recovery [...] Read More
5 Common Dance Injuries (And How to Treat Them)
Grace, beauty, and elegance. When you think of dance, that’s what comes to mind. You don’t think of neck injuries, a throbbing rotator cuff, lower back muscle spasms, aching knees, or painful pinching sensations in your heel.
Yes, dance, as fun and graceful as it looks, has its own potential [...] Read More
Barefoot Running: Effective or Dangerous?
Barefoot running has captured a dedicated following. Advocates claim it strengthens your tendons and ligaments, reduces your chance of injury, and all while helping you to develop a more natural way of walking and running. Opponents say it increases bone injury, pain, inflammation, and risk of [...] Read More
Spring Blowout Sale Sat. 5/7 – Win a FREE Pair of Orthotic Shoes!
Mark your calendar! On Saturday, May 7th, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM we’re having our “Spring Blowout Sale.” You, your family, and your friends are all invited.
Here’s what you can expect:
Light appetizers and drinks
A drawing to win a free pair of Aetrex shoes (you need to be present to [...] Read More
How to Properly Apply Padding for Relief from Corns, Calluses, and Blisters
The thing that really stinks about foot problems (pardon the pun) is you always know when you have them. You have to put pressure on your feet a certain amount of the day. And depending on where that foot problem happens to be, you’re going to feel it to a certain degree.
To help relieve [...] Read More
How to Help Your Child Keep Their Feet And Ankles Safe During Cross-Country
Does your child just love track and cross-country? Do you love running yourself?
Because of the high use and impact on your feet and ankles, injuries are likely to happen in cross-country and track. You’ve probably had such an injury before yourself.
But, it’s not always clear why these [...] Read More
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