Keeping Children Safe from Foot Injury during Halloween

15230760 S Halloween Pumpkin Witch DraculaBatman, Iron Man, Spiderman, Wonder Woman! A Mummy, a Witch, the Grim Reaper! A Butterfly, Lion, T-Rex! For children, Halloween is probably one of their favorite times of the year. It’s hard for them to contain the excitement of picking out costumes, choosing a treat basket, and seeing how much candy they can collect. They’ll compare with siblings or friends as to who got more…

Protect Your Child From Playground Foot Injuries

58718716 Children Are Playing At The Playground OutdoorsMost children love the prospect of going to the playground. They will even be on their best behavior when promised a reward of time at the park. Because playgrounds are mostly designed for children, we tend not to think twice before letting them loose once inside the playground gates. However, the unfortunate truth is that playgrounds can be dangerous for children. Factors such as surface,…

Osteoporosis and Your Feet

51272492 Yoga Senior Diabetes Woman Feet SFor Bone and Joint Action Week (Oct. 12th-20th) we thought it might be a good time to talk about how osteoporosis can affect your feet and ankles. After all, your feet have 26 bones each! As you get older, your bones begin to absorb calcium at a slower rate. For those who experience calcium loss at a faster rate than its absorption, it’s likely that…

Foot Pain – Is This Why Your Toddler is Cranky?

25646873 Close Up Barefoot Girl Standing On Wooden Floor From AboveShe loves to take walks but recently seems to want to stop earlier than before. She doesn’t seem to want to put shoes on and fights you when you try to convince her that she needs them. He is usually running around and forcing you to play “catch the toddler” but lately, he doesn’t even want to walk. Instead, he wants you to carry him…

Mama and Baby’s Feet During Pregnancy

52444143 Pregnant Woman Massaging Her Tired Feet On CouchDuring pregnancy, many things change. Your body reacts to the internal and external environment differently. And as the body begins to prepare for the last few months of pregnancy and giving birth, it retains more fluids and even allows for bones to shift. It’s amazing what the body is capable of doing!   Here’s what to look for during pregnancy, for baby and mama’s feet.…