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The Pros and Cons of Wearing Open-Toed Shoes

The sun is shining, school is winding down and people are finally swapping their winter coats and boots for shorts and sandals. With this shift in season comes a less layered and protective shoes collection, which may eventually lead to an array of uncomfortable consequences. So, before you reach for a pair of flimsy flip-flops,

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5 Stretches to Help Keep You on Your Feet this Spring

If you’re planning to run and exercise outside now that Spring has arrived and the weather has started to improve, don’t forget to stretch your feet! When most people stretch before or after a workout, they tend to focus mostly on their legs. While stretching your legs is certainly beneficial, your feet contain a large

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Foot Protection for the Winter

Summertime is right around the corner! The sun is shining, the days are longer and the weather is warmer. Now is the time to break out the sandals, open-toe shoes or even walk around barefoot when applicable. However, summer is also the time when your feet are prone to infection or injury due partly to

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5 Steps for Walking Correctly

  Today, walking on a variety of surfaces along with poor shoe choices contribute to the limited movement most of us have on our feet. Weak tissues in the feet can create a clumping effect where feet, ankles and lower back become less sensitive and adjustable. But have no fear! We touch on the remedies

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7 Must-Dos to Keep Your Feet in Tip Top Health

  No matter how many shoes you’ve owned, you only get one pair of feet. From your home to Timbuktu, take care of them and they’ll take care of you. Whether we take them for granted or not, our feet take us from A to B, with about 5,000 steps any giving day or the

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Diabetic Foot

  Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by irregular glucose levels, which damage the nerves, affects the circulation and body’s ability to heal, stiffens the joints and cause foot ulcers that make patients more prone to infection. Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. It is important that we educate

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9 Ways to Prevent Cold Feet During the Winter

  Keep your feet toasty this winter. We have 9 tips that will help you prevent cold feet during this chilly season. Keep your torso warm. The warmer your torso, the less blood is drawn from your limbs to warm it up. Thicker doesn’t always mean warmer. Thick socks cause pressure on the foot, cutting

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Treatments for Foot Injuries

  Foot injuries and foot problems can be painful and frustrating. Even if you have the best foot care, it is often unavoidable to experience some sort of ankle and foot pain. Depending on the causes of foot pain, there are a couple of different treatments available. Each treatment will rely on the foot pain

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Five fun foot facts you probably didn’t know

  Here are five facts about your foot that you may not have heard: First, a quarter of all your body bones are located in your foot, a whopping 52 bones in a pair of feet! Second, when you walk, every time your heel lifts off the floor, your toe carries one-half of your body

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4 Ways To Build Strength in Feet and Ankles

  Our feet and ankles are extremely important, considering they are the support system for the rest of our body. Unfortunately, most people ignore their feet and ankles until a problem arises. This neglect can ultimately lead to stiffness, weakness, and pain. Discover below, 4 simple means to lessen the chances of injury, reverse the

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