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Healthy Food Means Healthy Feet

March is National Nutrition Month. It is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics inviting everyone to learn about making healthful eating and physical activity habits. Did you know what you eat can affect the health of your feet? It’s true. Let’s explore what you need to know about nutrition to keep your […]

When it Comes to Skin Cancer Don’t Ignore Your Feet

World cancer day is held on February 4th of every year to raise awareness about cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Many people are completely unaware that they can get cancer on their feet. However, several cancers may affect your feet. Types of skin cancer like squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, […]

NBA Clipper’s Out with Foot Injury

It happens, especially in professional sports. This time it was the NBA’s newly acquired player Norman Powell for the Los Angeles Clippers. He’s out indefinitely, having broken a bone in his left foot. Unfortunately, Powell’s injury occurred in only his third game when a player from the opposing team stepped on his foot. It can […]

Heart Health and Your Feet

February is American Heart Month. It is a great time to take a moment and learn about cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the number one cause of death for most Americans. It can affect all ages, ethnicities, and genders. Every year more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. Did you know the health of […]

What Causes Cold Feet?

Winter is in full force. Snow, freezing rain, and cold temperatures are here. Naturally, people will experience cold in their extremities, especially their feet. However, it might not just be the cold weather causing this, but also other issues. Let’s look at some of the most common causes of cold feet. RAYNAUD’S DISEASE Raynaud’s disease can […]

Common Winter Injuries and What You Can Do

Winter is finally here, and the temperatures are dropping fast. With it comes snow, ice, and freezing rain. That makes for slippery conditions and time to be especially mindful of injuries. It’s common for podiatrists to see several injuries associated with this season. Let’s take a moment to look at the most common injuries that […]

Are Your Children’s Feet Ready for Winter?

Winter is finally here, and with it comes cold temperatures. Many children are getting ready to take their sleds out in the snow. Others prefer indoor activities. Either way, it’s vital to choose the proper guidelines to ensure your children’s feet stay happy and healthy this winter. CHILDREN’S FOOT CARE BASICS Children’s foot care involves frequently […]

What Seniors Need to Know About Foot Care

As we age, it’s common to experience problems with our health. However, just because we’re getting older doesn’t mean foot problems are natural. They could be a symptom of a more serious health issue. Here we will go over some of the more common foot issues that can come with age and offer a few […]

5 Foot-filled Holiday Traditions from Around the World

It’s the holiday season again, and people will celebrate various traditions from around the world. It’s interesting how many of these traditions involve things associated with your feet. Let’s explore five traditions to see how different cultures involve foot-related fun in their celebration. The Netherlands. Children prepare for the arrival of St. Nicholas by filling […]

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