Foot Health and Aging: How to Keep Your Feet Supporting You for Life

24 Foot Health And AgingWith age, many people experience changes in their feet. This may include a change in their shape; a loss of the fatty pads that cushion the bottom of the feet; thinner, drier skin and brittle nails; and even arthritis. As the feet change, they also naturally develop more problems. But aching feet are not a natural part of growing old or something to be tolerated.…

Keep Your Feet Warm at the Super Bowl

2014 01 17 18 12 00 1This year’s Super Bowl will be played in New Jersey on February 2 between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. Not only will it be the first time it will be played in this area, it is the first time that the Super Bowl is being played outdoors in a cold climate.  As everybody knows, this has been a very cold and snowy winter already…

Seniors Can Reduce the Risk of Falls

Seniors can Reduce Risk of Falling by Fixing Painful Feet It’s just not true that foot pain is a normal consequence of growing older. In addition to healthy feet and ankles contributing to a full and active lifestyle, they can also reduce a senior’s risk for dangerous and deadly falls. Falls have become the leading cause of injury deaths among Americans age 65 and older,…

What to Do About A Broken Toe

Pinky Toe FunctionsIt seems that just about everyone has had occasion to jam their foot into a piece of furniture or a door when barefoot.  So often happening in the middle of the night, they’re often referred to as “bedpost fractures”.   After getting over the sudden, intense pain when you see stars and have gotten past the urge to utter some bad words, what comes next? Immediately,…