Athlete’s Foot

25659400 One Foot On A White Background, AthleteFor some, the foot fungus, commonly known as Athlete’s foot can be a recurring condition that keeps coming back. Depending on exposure, hygiene, treatment, as well as immune system condition, some people can have Athlete’s foot continuously reappear on their feet. Also known as tinea pedis, this fungal infection causes itchy, red bumps between the toes, as well as dry, cracked, peeling skin along the…

Prevent Swollen Feet While Flying

53586633 S Flying Airplane Passengers Man SittingAirlines seem to be adding more seats on flights, limiting space and comfort for passengers. This makes it difficult for people to move around, reducing circulation and blood flow. For some, this immobility and pressure change can mean swollen feet. At the end of the flight, feet can swell to the point of not fitting into shoes, and/or causing numbness, unsteadiness, or pain. To prevent…

How Rock Climbing Affects Your Feet

41666535 S Feet Heel Bunion Flat FeetRock climbing is a whole body exercise. While a lot of the strength must come from the upper body, your feet actively participate. They can be the determining factor of whether or not you can endure a long, difficult climb, since they enable you to reach farther distances and give your arms and shoulders some rest from carrying your body weight. In order to support…

National Foot Health Awareness Month

10542815 Perfect Circle Of Legs Isolated, Concept With Copy SpaceHello there! Happy April! Since this month is National Foot Health Awareness Month, we’d like to take it back to the basics of general foot care. It’s so easy to ignore caring for our feet until we have pain or an injury. However, regularly maintaining foot health is great for preventing future issues. After all, our feet are essential to our daily lives, giving us…