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September 24, 2019

Getting Your Feet Ready for The Weather

It’s almost that time to slide out of your favorite pair of flip flops and step into a pair of comfortable, cozy shoes.  Whether you live in Florida or Canada, most people have to transition from warm weather shoes to ones more suitable for the colder fall weather. And sometimes it’s easy to forget how […]

August 28, 2019

Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail happens when the edges or corners of the nail grow into the skin next to the nail and break the skin. It is a common condition, and it can be painful, causing swelling, redness, and sometimes infection. It usually affects the big toe, either on one or both sides of the toe. […]

August 19, 2019

The Real Reason Behind Your Heel Pain

You know that sudden sharp pain that hits when you start walking after sitting at your desk all day at work? Or the spurts of tightness and discomfort you feel in your heels after running or exercising? Unless you have injured your foot, the reason is usually a condition called plantar fasciitis.   Plantar fasciitis  […]

July 29, 2019

High Blood Pressure and Your Feet: What You Need to Know

High blood pressure – or hypertension – is a common condition where the blood flowing through your heart is rushed forcefully against the walls of the arteries. Because the blood flow is significantly faster than normal, causing the pressure against the arteries increases, blood flow to other areas of the body is affected as a […]

June 28, 2019

Foot Fungus – What You Need to Know

What is foot fungus?   Mostly known as athlete’s foot, fungus of the feet and toenails is a bacterial infection that causes the skin of the heels and toenails to peel, harden and turn a yellowish color.  The first signs of foot fungus usually appear between the toes. Though symptoms can be painful, most people […]