Tackling Foot Odor

There are so many things that can make a plane ride unpleasant – cramped seating, stuffy recycled air, and crying babies. To make things worse, your neighbor might take off his or her shoes, releasing an odor that makes you want to gag for the next several hours. Don’t be that neighbor. Maybe you’re already […]

Are Uggs Bad for Your Feet?

Chances are, you’ve already taken out your Uggs or other fur-lined boots. The warm, fuzzy shoes are so appealing when the weather is so cold. Some like to wear them for their warmth, some love being able to easily slip them on, and others think they are cute, albeit chunky. They can surely make good […]

Corns and Calluses, Oh My!

Corns and calluses, while often unsightly, are usually harmless. They are an indication from your skin, telling you that it’s being rubbed the wrong way. In order to protect itself, the skin forms thick, hard layers of skin. They become a problem when they cause pain and/or inflammation. Corns are usually smaller than calluses. They […]

How Childhood Obesity Affects Feet

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.” In fact, they say that, “In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese” (CDC 2015). This is a very alarming statistic, which […]

Ways to Keep Your Feet Warm

With winter in full swing, the first instinct is to find ways to keep warm. When heading outside, we’re quick to grab our down jackets and fur-lined boots. While indoors, cozy socks and a knitted sweater feel like the essentials to staying comfortable and warm. Since keeping your feet warm help to keep your overall […]

The Powerful Feet of Martial Artists

Did you ever wonder how Karate masters are able to kick through many stacked wooden boards and even concrete blocks? Well, simply put, after years of practice and increasing accuracy of the movement, it is possible to safely accomplish the astonishing. A very basic explanation is that a karate chop or kick, when performed correctly, […]