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November 8, 2020

Diabetes, Your Feet and Proper Foot Care: What You Should Know

Having diabetes is tough already. Between having to watch your blood sugar levels and diet and seeing your doctor regularly, people with this condition have to deal with a lot. On top of all that, oftentimes diabetics experience foot problems as a result of either condition. According to the CDC, nearly 50 percent of diabetic sufferers have […]

September 24, 2020

Toenail Discoloration: The Colors and What They Mean

Summer has ended and that means you’re probably putting away your favorite sandals until next season. However, keeping a close eye on your toenail color to make sure everything is crystal clear is very important throughout the whole year. Sometimes, toenail discoloration could be a sign of a medical condition that you would not otherwise […]

July 21, 2020

Bunions: What to Do About Them

A Not So Fun Fact Did you know bunions are more common in women than men? According to Harvard Health, women are 10 times more likely to develop bunions than men. Why? One reason suggests that, not only can it be hereditary, but women also tend to wear high heels, which puts pressure on the big toe.  […]

June 25, 2020

Swollen Feet? Why They Happen and What to do About Them

Like most people, you’ve probably been more idle and sitting for more hours than you’re used to during the past few months. Or maybe, your work hours have demandingly increased and you’re on your feet all day. While the pandemic has given people a good reason to relax and slow the crazy pace at which […]

May 12, 2020

Osteoarthritis of the Big Toe

While the big toe seems like a trivial part of the body that we take for granted often, it actually plays a major role in maintaining our balance. Thanks to the support offered by our big toes, we can walk, run and exercise. Our big toes help us travel the world and do the things […]