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November 27, 2018

It’s just a tiny blister, right?

What Is a Blister? A blister is a small pocket of body fluid (lymph, serum, plasma, blood, or pus) within the upper layers of the skin, typically caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure or infection. Most blisters are filled with a clear fluid, either serum or plasma. Blister Causes Improperly fitting shoes, and the rubbing or […]

November 15, 2018

November is National Diabetes Month

According to the American Diabetes Association, one in 10 Americans have diabetes — that’s more than 30 million people. And another 84 million adults in the United States are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The good news? People who are at high risk for type 2 diabetes can lower their risk by […]

October 18, 2018

Let’s Talk Bunions

A very common foot condition, a bunion is a bony bulge that forms on the metatarsophalangeal joint at the base of the big toe. Affecting more than 3 million people a year in the US, bunions are more common in women than in men. They occur when the first metatarsal bone of the foot (the […]

October 2, 2018

It Is Marathon Time!

Only few days before the marathon! The excitement is really building. We have some last-minute tips for you before the big day. This is NOT the time to try anything new. Stick with your routine and the things you know.  You should have decided upon the shoes and socks and clothes you will wear for […]

September 20, 2018

Ingrown Toenails: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatment

If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, then you know how painful and uncomfortable it can be. From making it difficult to walk, exercise, or even put on shoes, an ingrown toenail can be a pain in your toe – literally! Although anyone can experience an ingrown toenail, people with thick nails are more susceptible. […]