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
Ugly toe nails? How to get rid of Nail Fungus
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
Should I be trimming my own toenails?
Toenail trimming Barrie Can you reach your feet comfortably enough to trim them? Can you clearly see your toes once you reach down to them? Do you have the strength in your hands to trim hard nails? If the answer
Do You Need New Winter Boots?
Try this 5 point boot check! Be sure to check your boots before the winter season, make sure they are ready to keep you warm and dry. Pick up your boots and check the
A Positive Attitude is a Magnet for Happiness
A study done by the Framington Heart Study at Boston University, discovered that our personal happiness and health is dependent on the happiness of our family, friendships, neighbours and social connections.
Many people underestimate the importance of keeping their toes physically fit. Toes take a lot of abuse from the hours we spend on our feet each day. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society recommend doing the following simple exercises
The History of the Sock
The above soccus are from sometime around 300-500 A.D. They have a handy split for wearing them with sandals. The word sock was originally derived from the Latin word soccus, which was a type of low-heeled loose fitting shoe or
Love the Skin You’re In
As soon as you turn the heat on indoors, the skin starts to dry out. The air is frigid and dry outside, and any kind of indoor heat leaves your skin even more parched. Your skin’s protective barrier can crack,
Winter is here! Time to pull out the Winter Boots
Be sure to check your boots to be sure they are ready to keep you warm and dry. Try this Boot Check
Foot Fitness Exercises and Corns and Calluses
Today we are going to talk about Foot fitness and a stretch that will help keep your calfs in shape. The Calf Stretch The calf stretch is a great exercise that will help prevent heel pain in the future.