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Daily Foot Care for Diabetics

To prevent various foot problems that are known to occur in diabetics such as decreased blood flow to the lower extremities and nerve damage, diabetics should practice regular preventative measures. A simple daily foot care regimen can include washing the feet with mild soap and warm water, carefully drying the feet, and examining the feet … Continue reading Daily Foot Care for Diabetics

5 Points to enhance Foot Care

Basic foot care is something many people overlook. Considering that the feet are some of the body’s most used extremities, many people should consider 5 points to help take care of their feet: shoes, socks, nails, dryness, and calluses. Try to avoid wearing the same pair of shoes everyday and instead try to stagger two … Continue reading 5 Points to enhance Foot Care

Five Tips to reduce Risk for Plantar Warts

Each year autumn brings with it the start of the new school season and, for many anxious parents, the possibility of their children becoming ill from various bacteria and viruses. Cutaneous warts is one condition that many people do not keep a look out for; plantar warts, or foot warts, on their own affect around … Continue reading Five Tips to reduce Risk for Plantar Warts

Bryan Mone suffers Broken Ankle

Bryan Mone of the University of Michigan’s Wolverines will be out for an extended period of time due to a broken ankle. The lower leg injury was sustained during practice, and now it seems the Michigan nose guard may have to miss the entire season. The injury comes as a blow for the Wolverines, who … Continue reading Bryan Mone suffers Broken Ankle

Orthotics are Crucial for Basketball Players

Basketball players often rely on orthotics to give them extra protection while playing on the court. Orthotics provide a great advantage for the athletes, as they help reduce and prevent pain and injury to the lower body—especially the feet. Basketball requires non-stop running and jumping, forcing great pressure onto the lower body and feet. A … Continue reading Orthotics are Crucial for Basketball Players

Proper Running Form can help Prevent Injuries

Practicing the right running form is important to ensure that people are making the most of every movement. Practicing a proper running form involves several things, such as: looking ahead, relaxing your shrug, allowing the arms to swing, holding your core, using the glutes, reducing impact, staying bouncy, and focusing on footwork. A universal goal … Continue reading Proper Running Form can help Prevent Injuries

Overuse Injuries likely in Children who play Sports

Boys and girls who participate in sports are often at risk for developing injuries due to overuse. Overuse injuries specifically occur most commonly due to sudden changes in intensity or in training routines. In particular, teenagers who play soccer professionally are often put through only a few evening training sessions a week in addition to … Continue reading Overuse Injuries likely in Children who play Sports

Kim Kardashian unhappy with Swollen Pregnancy Feet

With her second child on the way, Kim Kardashian is reportedly unhappy that another pregnancy is causing her feet to swell. A source has shared that the Kardashian’s feet had swollen so much; they could no longer fit into her favorite high heeled stilettos. “Kim can’t fit into any of her favorite shoes,” the source … Continue reading Kim Kardashian unhappy with Swollen Pregnancy Feet

Be Wary of Flip-Flop related Injuries

Summertime is reputably the season in which podiatrists have an influx of patients in their offices with flip-flop related injuries. Flip-flops often cause accidents and injuries due to their lack of stability and arch support, which can cause wearers to trip and fall. Fractured toes, broken toenails, tendonitis, and cracked heels are just a few … Continue reading Be Wary of Flip-Flop related Injuries

New York Startup SOLS 3D Prints Shoes

SOLS, a New York-based startup, specializes in creating personalized 3D-printed insoles that act as correctors for sizing. SOLS is now interested in creating custom-built, 3D-printed footwear for customers as well. SOLS’s technology involves a customer taking photos of each of their feet from three different angles. The company then models them digitally before printing the … Continue reading New York Startup SOLS 3D Prints Shoes