Are You Suffering from Foot Odor?

OdorFoot odor, also called bromodosis, is a common problem that affects millions of people. Your feet and your hands have the most sweat glands than any other area of the body. Sweat by itself has no smell; nevertheless, the moisture-loving bacteria can raise your risk of producing a potent stench. What causes foot odor? The cause is simple: our skin hosts millions of bacteria, and…

Signs You May Be Missing

Uh oh! Could you be missing some important details while doing your daily foot inspections? April is National Foot Health Awareness Month, and we think it’s time to talk more about this topic. Whether you are new to foot inspections or have been doing them for years, we hope this post encourages you to do your best inspection every time. Dr. Brandon A. Macy at …

Children’s Stinky Feet!

10542815 Perfect Circle Of Legs Isolated, Concept With Copy SpaceWhen it comes to foot odor, children’s feet can behave just like adults’ feet. Depending on how long the problem has been ignored, they can smell like sweat or rancid vinegar. You’ll still love them because they are your kids, but you might end up loving their feet a little less. So instead of loving their feet less, we suggest loving their feet a little…

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…

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?…

Controlling Foot Odor

32373780 S Feet Legs Toes SlippersYou may have heard that if you are not having a good night’s sleep, you may want to try sticking one or more feet out from under the covers. The feet become exposed to cooler air, which helps your overall body temperature to cool down as well. Why does this seem to work? Well, the feet have many special blood vessels that can open up…

Fighting Off Foot Odor

8.foot OdorThe feet have more sweat glands than any other part of the body, which means they have the ability to sweat profusely. With your feet encased in your shoes all day and the sweat unable to evaporate, bacteria will begin to grow rapidly. The presence of certain bacteria begins to break down the sweat, generating an unpleasant odor from the direction of your feet. Other…