Tips to Avoid Falling

When we walk, falling may be something that doesn’t cross our minds at all. However, as we get older, thousands of people fall each year, leaving people disabled or breaking bones. The fear of falling has become more apparent as a result. If you take the proper measures, however, you can ensure that you remain […]

Plantar Fasciitis. Who is at Risk?

Plantar fasciitis occurs when you have a great deal of tension and stress on the area. Small tears will occur, and when this happens repeatedly, it can lead to complications. If you notice that you are experiencing a stabbing pain near the heel or discomfort after you wake up or stand for long periods, chances […]

Corns Are One Thick Little Problem

If you have older family members, the chances are high that you have seen corns before. Thick and complex, they develop as your body’s protective measure against pressure or friction. For healthy people, treatment only needs to be performed if you experience pain or discomfort. People with diabetes, however, will need to be careful as […]

What Happens When We Wear Flip-Flops?

Flip-flops are a staple of summer fashion, but what people don’t realize is they can cause damage. A shoe like this causes rubbing between your toes, and without support or cushioning, your feet slam into the ground when you walk. Your toes will curl when you walk as well, which makes you take shorter and […]

Beware of the Dreaded Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail is quite common and will occur when the corner of a nail grows into your skin. The result is pain, swelling, or an infection that can lead to more significant issues. If you have diabetes, you will have to be especially careful as you are at a greater risk of complications than […]

Don’t Ignore Your Feet

Our feet are often neglected, but they shouldn’t be. Ignoring your feet can cause you to miss tell-tale signs of infection and critical issues. Luckily, you can save your feet from these issues by adopting small changes. How to Keep Your Feet at Their Best Give your feet a thorough examination. When you look over […]

Let Your Socks Save Your Feet

There are certain outfits that some people think you shouldn’t wear with socks. Some just don’t like wearing them at all. However, socks can save your feet from various problems. Issues like sweating, clammy and damp feet, peeling, cracking, and calluses could all be headed your way if you let the bacteria and fungus grow […]