Month: February 2016

Foot Care for Diabetics

When you have diabetes, blood glucose levels in your body increase to high levels. Over time, the body loses the ability fight infections effectively, and other complications such as nerve damage (neuropathy), poor circulation, ulcers, and calluses may develop, especially in the feet. These conditions can worsen quickly due to slow healing, and may become […]

Why Does My Heel Hurt?

It could be after exercising, going to a fancy event, or first thing in the morning when you wake up. When heel pain occurs, it affects your whole body and is one of the most common reasons to see a podiatrist. Since your feet support your entire weight, when there is discomfort, your gait could […]

Basic Foot Care Tips

Have you ever thought about how important your feet are? The foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, and hundreds of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. All of these intricate parts work together to support, balance, and allow us to move in many different ways. The average American walks over 5,000 steps a day, […]