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Happy Feet: Tips for Foot Care at Every Age

A healthy foot is a happy foot! So, this month we're discussing the benefits of foot care at every age. While each person's feet are unique, there are some simple, universally beneficial foot care strategies for all ages and stages that will keep feet in their supporting role, long-term. The importance of foot care from day one Even babies and toddlers can benefit from basic foot care. This doesn’t necessarily mean frequent trips to a pedicurist or a pedorthist. New parents simply want to keep an eye out for delayed development, missing/skipping stages like crawling, or or physical anomalies that...

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Weak Ankles Got You Down?

Do you have “weak” ankles? Suffered multiple ankle sprains in your life? Even the ones you ignored? Chronic ankle instability is a common condition that can develop after suffering multiple ankle injuries and are often a result of “minor sprains” left untreated or not properly rehabilitated. Many of us “walk off” one or two of these while playing sports in our youth. No big deal, we thought. Unfortunately, these minor tweaks can sneak back up on us years later.  The ankle is a complex joint with a very unique structure. When standing and walking the ankle assists the leg with...

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The Right Fit – A Guide To Proper Fitting Footwear

[caption id="attachment_9560" align="alignright" width="300"] Image 1[/caption] When searching for a new pair of shoes, finding the right pair that fits you the best can be a difficult and daunting task. Understanding shoe anatomy can assist you when we dive deeper into fit. Take a look at image 1 to help guide you through the different parts that make up a shoe. Important Things To Consider When Making Your Footwear Choice Consider the shape of your foot Are your feet wide or narrow? Do you have high arches or low arches? Do you have any abnormalities or bony prominence's that affect...

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Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes…

... do you remember that song? After an assessment with a patient and my explanation of his presentation (left hip and IT band pain with running that prevented him from continuing to run; coupled with a past history of left ankle sprains and a right shoulder injury) and he asked me if I remembered that song. Read More

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Walking Shoes

Best Long Distance Walking Shoes 2019

"Best Long Distance Walking Shoes 2020,” Outside Buzz (blog), January 31, 2020, accessed 2019, https://outsidebuzz.com/best-long-distance-walking-shoes Walking is one of the most refreshing activities in human life. Many of us walk for recreational purposes, Body exercise and others walk to a certain destination for reasons better known to them. It all doesn’t matter what kind of walking you are doing, the fact is that you need to have good walking shoes. Read More

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