Foot Care for Runners

36595707 S Sunset Couple Running Jogging ExcerciseIf you’re an experienced runner or jog on a daily basis, you know that the worst situation is when you’ve got chronic foot pain or an ankle injury. Not only do you feel pain, you might also have to stop your running routine completely to allow for healing. So to help you prevent this scenario from happening, we’ve got some tips about foot care for…

Bunions – Do You Need Surgery?

55114416 Hallux Valgus, Bunion In Foot, Pain In Legs, On A Wooden BackgroundYou may have noticed a bony growth coming from your big toe joint. You weren’t sure if your bunions were getting larger, but made some changes anyway. You’ve changed your shoes to have a roomier toe box, used bunion pads, and even tried some splints to help keep your big toes facing forward. Lately, however, your big toe joint seems to become irritated more frequently…

Foot or Ankle Injury? Don’t Worry, It’ll Work Out!

39993245 S Exercise Workout Grass TreesWell, what we mean is, you can still work out! Okay, so you might not necessarily WANT to keep exercising. Or if you love working out, maybe you DO! Regardless of which camp you’re in, we do encourage you to keep up your physical activity, at least 3 times a week. If you routinely do exercises that include running or jumping, you may feel stumped…

Why Children with Down Syndrome Need Orthotics

Fhm Down SyndromeDown syndrome also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is typically associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features and mild to moderate intellectual disability. Symptoims which can affect foot function and, therefore, the lives of those affected is hypotonia (low muscle tone) and ligamentous laxity. How…

Foot Care While You Travel

12884512 S Traveling Luggage WalkingAs the weather slowly levels out, you may get bitten by the springtime travel bug. If you haven’t really left the comfort and warmth of your home this winter season, it may be a good time to stretch your legs and explore some new areas of the world. This is especially true since it’s still off-peak travel season. Already have plans for early spring travel?…