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Heel pain

Heel pain is a stressful condition that affects day to day activities. Running and walking both causes stress on the heel because the heel is the part of the foot that hits the ground first. This means that the heel is taking on your entire weight. Diagnosis and treatments for heel pain can be easily … Continue reading Heel pain

Expensive Running Shoes no better than Cheaper Shoes

Statistics gathered by Danish website RunRepeat have concluded that expensive running shoes are often no better than cheaper running shoes. The information was collected from nearly 135,000 consumer reviews gathered over a year. The biggest surprise the reviews showed was that high-priced shoes often had lower ratings. The 10 most expensive running shoes, averaged at … Continue reading Expensive Running Shoes no better than Cheaper Shoes

Choosing the Right Running Shoe for Your Foot Type

Running may seem like a simple to do. However, running is actually a complex movement that puts stress on the ligaments, bones, and joints of the body. Selecting the correct running shoe is important for increasing performance and avoiding risk of injury. Running shoes should be selected based on your foot type. Considerations such as … Continue reading Choosing the Right Running Shoe for Your Foot Type

Wachtel Family Foot Care Uses Advanced Laser Technology for Foot Pain

Lansdale, Pennsylvania (February 9, 2016) – Wachtel Family Foot Care employs advanced laser technology not found anywhere else in the Lansdale area to treat various foot pain conditions. The Diowave brand Class IV-High Power Laser Therapy (HPLT) device is provided by Technological Advancements, LLC, the developers of the first FDA cleared therapeutic laser. These devices … Continue reading Wachtel Family Foot Care Uses Advanced Laser Technology for Foot Pain

Physical Therapists As A Solution for Running Injuries

For those who are prone to running injuries or may have one, good news: there are several solutions for training and treating your injury. If you’re someone who runs often, remember to stretch and warmup before your exercise, to prevent straining your muscles. Tight muscles that are not stretched can lead to injury. For those … Continue reading Physical Therapists As A Solution for Running Injuries

Foot Therapy for Sports Injuries

Whether in practice or in the game, athletes put their bodies through great stress. Some sports demand more from the body than others. However, every sport has an element of inorganic movement or unnatural motion. For ample, in softball, a pitcher winds up and flings her body with an incredible amount of dexterity in order … Continue reading Foot Therapy for Sports Injuries

Improper Diabetic Feet Care Can Lead to Ulcers

Approximately 29.1 million people have diabetes, and approximately 28% of that population is not diagnosed. Diabetics are prone to experiencing a wide variety of other conditions, some of which include neuropathy and foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcers in particular are dangerous for diabetics, and it is important for patients to receive annual examinations by a … Continue reading Improper Diabetic Feet Care Can Lead to Ulcers

Diabetic Foot Care

Millions of people are affected by diabetes each year. Diabetes damages blood vessels in all parts of the body, especially the feet. The legs and feet may develop slow blood flow, which causes neuropathy, or nerve damage. Once a diabetic patient develops neuropathy, it is important that the feet are well taken care of. Otherwise, … Continue reading Diabetic Foot Care

Walls of Kindness donate Shoes to Iran’s Homeless

The homeless population of Iran have been benefiting from ‘walls of kindness’ that have been erected throughout the country. The walls—which sport hooks, hangers, and a shoe rack—invite passersby to donate important clothing items such as shoes—a necessity in foot care—to the homeless. Instructions painted next to the donation point state, “If you don’t need … Continue reading Walls of Kindness donate Shoes to Iran’s Homeless