Did you know that children are usually born with little or no arch in their feet? Before worrying about whether or not your baby has a flatfoot issue, you may want to wait and see how your child’s feet develop over time. As they begin to walk, the tissues along the bottom of the feet […]
Month: August 2016
Olympics: Reason to ignore injury?
It’s Olympics time! If you’ve been following Rio 2016, you have probably heard about the many injuries that have been plaguing the athletes. Some haven’t even been able to participate due to injuries that did not heal in time for qualifications. In particular, John Orozco of the USA men’s gymnastics team re-tore his Achilles tendon […]
Caring for Diabetic Feet
Foot issues are not uncommon with those who have advanced diabetes. This is because of lower blood flow and loss of feeling in the feet, which are common long-term effects of having diabetes. When feet are not properly taken care of, there can be more serious consequences that stem from smaller issues. The loss of […]
Best Shoes for All Day Standing
Does your job require you to stand or walk (or both) for long hours? Then you’d better make sure that you have the right shoes to allow you to do that. Unfortunately, the wrong shoes can give you pain in the feet, heels, knees, and even back. Furthermore, it can lead to worse problems when […]