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Looking for foot care tips? Our blog addresses any questions you might have about common foot problems, from calluses, to injuries due to running, to diabetic foot care. Browse through our latest posts and learn more about how to take care of your feet.


Cosmetic Foot Surgery: What to Keep in Mind for Foot Reduction Surgery

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Cosmetic Foot Surgery: What to Keep in Mind for Foot Surgery

Advancements in plastic and microsurgery are making the prospect of surgery more reasonable. Before cosmetic surgery, people generally accepted the way that their body was shaped and looked. However, modern and common surgeries that are routinely completed on the face and limbs include reducing, enlarging, removing, or adding. However, one body part that is gaining more attention is the foot. If one does not like the look or feel of his or her feet, then reducing the size of their feet is an option. This article will describe several surgeries that one might be interested in if researching surgical intervention on the foot. As well, this article will discuss the ideal candidate for foot surgeries.

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Painful Heels: Best Treatments for Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are among the most common causes of painful heels. Both corns and calluses involve thickened layers of dead skin, which can create painful pressure points when located on the feet. Fortunately, several treatments are known to be effective in these cases. Depending on the patient, home care, office treatment or a combination of approaches may be recommended. Here is an overview of corns and calluses and how they can be resolved.

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Preventing Sports Foot Injuries: Preparation is Key

Spring is here, and many people are participating in outdoor sports in the warmer weather. Any intense physical activity raises risks of injuries, and these injures often occur in the feet. Fortunately, these injuries are also frequently preventable. Here is a look at how you can prepare for the outdoor sports season and minimize your risk of sports foot injuries.

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Foot Pain from Running: Benefits of MLS Laser

Sprains, tendinitis, muscle strains and other foot injuries associated with running frequently can respond well to MLS laser therapy, as it’s minimally invasive. Below, you can read about some of the ways that this therapy helps injured runners.
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Common Foot Injuries During the Winter Months: Treating Sprains and Fractures

Ankle sprains and fractures are more common this time of year as people walk and run outdoors in hazardous conditions brought on by ice and snow. Knowing which types of common foot injuries occur and how to treat them can help prepare you in case of an accident.

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Foot Care for Diabetics: Our Recommended Products

Foot care for diabetics is crucial for your overall health, as diabetes can damage nerves, disrupt blood circulation, and increase infection risk. If you have diabetes, you can help keep your feet healthy by taking steps at home in addition to getting regular foot check-ups. A variety of diabetic products designed for your feet can help you achieve this goal. Below is a checklist of some of the products we recommend for diabetic foot care.  Read the rest of this entry »


What Causes Wide Feet

Wide feet are among the most common foot problems. Causes of this condition vary, but sufferers often experience discomfort and embarrassment over their unusually wide feet. Fortunately, solutions do exist, including lifestyle changes and clinical treatment. By understanding what causes wide feet and what can be done about it, you may gain mobility and a boost in your quality of life.

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MLS Laser Therapy for Sports Injuries: Regain Your Mobility!

Sports, exercise and other physical activities can cause injuries requiring significant treatment and long-term rest. In some cases, even surgery is required to begin the recovery process. Today, an alternative is available in the form of MLS laser therapy. Using high-intensity light beams, this treatment painlessly penetrates tissues to stop pain and stimulate healing. Many conditions can be treated this way, and benefits over alternatives are numerous. Here is more about common types of muscle injuries and how laser pain treatment can be used to speed recovery and relieve symptoms. Read the rest of this entry »


Your Winter Boots May Be Causing Your Fungal Nail Infection

Summer may be the main time of year when toenail fungus strikes, but this condition can also develop in the winter months. This is because during the winter, many of us wear thick boots to keep cold air and snow out. If you wear winter boots, especially for long periods at a time, your toenails are exposed to major factors involved in fungal nail infection development: moisture, from sweating inside the thick insulation, and total darkness. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you should stop wearing boots, but it does highlight the value of taking preventive steps against toenail fungus. Here is more about how the condition develops inside winter boots, how it can become worse and how you can avoid it. Read the rest of this entry »


Flat Feet in Children: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore the Signs

Foot and ankle problems can appear at any age, but these conditions are most common among children. During childhood, a period of fast physical growth, problems in the feet and ankles can spur serious developmental problems. Untreated problems in these areas may even lead to reduced physical ability for life. Among orthopedic issues affecting children, flat feet are some of the most common. Babies born with flat feet normally outgrow the condition by adulthood. Most experience no problems even if the condition does not correct itself, but some kids may experience problems handling sports and other intense physical activities. Here is more about how having flat feet can affect children and how it can be treated. Read the rest of this entry »


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