Basic Children’s Foot Health

40044901 Childrens Bare Feet. Childs Bare Feet On The Wooden FloorThere is no better time to begin taking care of our feet than when we are a child. From the very beginning it is crucial our children maintain good foot health and knowing which problems are most likely to occur early on can help greatly. So, what are some of the more prevalent issues with our children’s feet? Good question. As an infant, it is…

Treating Dry Feet Through Basic Foot Care

42300310 Massage Of Female Feet. Pedicures. Isolated On White Background.A Dry foot is a common ailment for many people. Besides looking unhealthy, having dry feet could lead to other more serious conditions, so keeping an eye on the health of your feet is important. Some of the causes of dry feet include: Athlete’s foot – a skin disease caused by a fungus which usually occurs between the toes Eczema – also called dermatitis. Most…

Preventative Foot Care for the Athlete

31166370 S Coach Runner Injury Sneakers Running Girl Youth SportIf you’re an athlete, you know from experience that your feet are very important to your performance. Agility and coordination are crucial and making sure your feet continue delivering their best depends on how you treat them. Different activities place different stress on your feet.  Martial arts require quick repetitive movements that strike hard trauma inducing objects, whereas aerobic exercises like gymnastics demand strong cushioning…

Is There Help for Plantar Fasciitis?

82435631 Plantar FascitisThe foot is one of the most complicated parts of the human body. With 19 separate muscles, 26 bones, 33 joints, and at least 107 ligaments and tendons, it is easy to see why taking care of your feet is very important. One of the common ailments many people experience is called Plantar fasciitis, a painful inflammation of connective tissue that runs across the bottom…

Fix Ingrown Toenails Once and For All!

152 1551371144 IngrownnailPatients are always asking why their ingrown nails keep coming back and why can’t they be cut “properly” — whatever that means–so that the problem never comes back. Unfortunately, the shape of a toenail can’t be changed by cutting it different—straight across, back on an angle or the anachronistic V-shaped notch in the middle of the nail (which has never worked going back to cave-man…