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Brittle Bones and Aging: What You Need to Know

As you age, your bones lose density, become brittle, and are more prone to fracture, a condition known as osteoporosis. Learn more about this “silent disease,” and what you can do to combat it.

Dec 1st, 2020
Why Rest Is Important for a Sprained Ankle

Spraining your ankle once can increase your risk of repeated sprains and further injuries by 40-70%. Repeated injuries can also cause chronic instability in your ankle joint. That’s why it’s important to rest up when healing from ankle injuries.

Nov 2nd, 2020
What to Do About Corns and Calluses on Your Feet

Millions of people have corns or calluses on their feet. While these lumps of hardened skin are one of the ways your body protects itself, they can also cause pressure points and pain. Keep reading to learn more about corns or calluses.

Oct 1st, 2020
How To Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are painful and common. You’ve probably had one, or more likely, a few. No one likes dealing with them, and prevention is always preferred. Here are a few tips to help you avoid ingrown toenails in the future.

Mar 1st, 2020
Are High Heels Really That Bad for Your Feet?

You pause in front of the mirror, admiring the way your beautiful heels complement your outfit. You’ll only be on your feet for a few hours. Should you wear pretty, painful shoes? Is it really worth it?

Feb 6th, 2020
When Foot Fungus Requires Medical Treatment

You’re at the drugstore. Again. Searching for that foot fungus treatment. Again. While you may think of athlete’s foot as just a nuisance, you could need medical attention to stop it from spreading and causing some serious complications.

Dec 1st, 2019
6 Painful Problems Caused by Ill-Fitting Shoes

Shoes protect your feet and keep them comfortable — but only if they fit right. If your shoes cause blisters or cramps, it could be the start of these painful conditions caused by ill-fitting shoes.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Wellness Team

If you’re diabetic and are dealing with issues of lack of sensitivity, bruises, swelling, or other issues in your feet, it can be a sign of some potentially dangerous problems. Find out what these symptoms can mean and how a podiatrist can help.

Oct 1st, 2019