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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. […]

August 24, 2018

Preparing for a Marathon? Here’s what you need to know

So, you’ve decided to go for it and run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Great idea! Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities for an urban marathon with plenty of green cityscape for a comfortable yet scenic run. Whether you’re a seasoned runner and have 99 marathons under your belt or are preparing […]

July 23, 2018

Sunscreen Tip – Don’t forget your feet!

The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) warns that the feet are not only susceptible to skin cancer, but are especially prone to melanoma, the most potentially deadly of skin malignancies. Skin cancer on the feet is particularly dangerous because it can easily remain undetected, appearing as a mole or freckle. Truth is […]