Easing Life with Arthritic Foot Pain

54524965 S Gout Toe Pain Big Man Pillow FootYour feet and ankles each have 33 joints that allow you to move about freely. Curling and pointing your toes, standing on your tip toes, as well as walking or running in different directions are all doable thanks to those joints. But a diagnosis of arthritis can change all that. Once arthritis sets in, your joints can become stiff and painful. You can have days…

Getting Rid of Fungal Toenails

66207869 S Laser Surgery Toenail Fungus Doctor Foot ToeThe summer might be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore your toenails! On the contrary, now that you might be wearing more closed-toed shoes with socks, you might be at more of a risk for fungal problems. Today’s focus is on how fungal growth can mean infections on the toenails. Toenail fungus, also called onychomycosis, is caused by the same…

Got Bunions? Focus on Your Shoes

26421120 S High Heels Woman Office Business Foot Pain Chair SittingDid you know that the shoes you wear might be the reason that your bunions are getting worse? Without the proper supportive features, your footwear can be causing your feet to work harder to grip the shoes for stability. Shoe features to avoid: Pointy shoes – When footwear forces the front of your feet into an unnatural shape, a bony growth (spur) can appear at…

Your Children’s Shoes for School

45243124 Boy Sitting On Stairs Tying ShoelacesAre the children in school or about to go back to school? Make sure that they are prepared for academic learning and physical activity with the right shoes! Foot pain from shoes that are not supportive or painful can be distracting for them. Give them the best foot forward as they start the new school year. Your children will most likely need more than one…