These are the crazy hazy days of summer! Here are a few tips to keep your feet feeling great. Gel Sandal Cushions are great for providing cushioning to the ball of your foot. They also ease the rubbing of the
Spring Has Sprung! Time to put away those winter boots and bring out the shoes and sandals. Be sure to check them over before you put them back into service for the season. Here is what to look for:
People with diabetes are often reminded about the importance of checking their feet. Higher than normal glucose levels in the blood can cause damage to nerves and cause decreased circulation to the limbs. Damage to the nerves of the legs,
Are you experiencing the pain of an ingrown toe nail? Ingrown nails occur when the sides or corners of the nail cut into the skin. These cuts allow bacteria to enter through the break in the skin, causing redness, pain
Approximately 50% of the population will experience pain in the heel at some time in their life. Heel pain is most frequently caused by plantar fasciitis. What Is Plantar Fasciitis?
I recently attended a Falls Prevention conference in Orillia. One of the speakers spoke about research that is being done to test boots for their slip resistance in different kinds of winter conditions. The testing is being done by the
Our feet change in size and shape much the same as the rest of our body as we age. As time passes the muscles and tendons lose some of their strength causing an increase in our foot length and width.
Winter is around the corner, and with it comes the dry air that can lead to cracks in your skin, especially around your heels. Sometimes these cracks can get so deep that they may be painful to walk on and
A corn or callus is an area of hard, thickened skin on the foot that is caused by pressure or friction. They are actually a normal and natural way for the body to protect itself. For example, callus develops on
Toenail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, is a fairly common condition that can start as a white or yellow spot under your toenail. As the infection progresses, it can cause your nail to thicken, discolor and crumble. The big toe