Protect Your Feet from Frostbite

FrostbiteWhen body tissues are harmed after being exposed to freezing conditions, it can result in frostbite, a possibly irreversible condition. Frostbite is more likely to occur in the winter, in windy conditions, and at high elevations. Skin exposed to cold temperatures or water can freeze, causing the common but frequently ignored condition of frostbite. Numbness, swelling, blisters, and blackened skin are some of the signs…

Prevent Foot Injuries While Having Winter Fun

11920251 M Winter Sports Ski SnowNow that we are in full swing of winter, it’s time to talk about all the fun you and your children will have during the cold winter months! Most winter activities, related to snow and ice can be a lot of fun but come with their share of possible foot and ankle injuries too. The most common injuries that children and adults encounter while having…

Staying Safe While Shoveling

50917434 Shoveling SnowIt’s the season of snow! Snow-covered streets and lawns can be such a wonderful sight to see on a serene weekend morning. But when it’s on a workday, it can be a stressful discovery. Not only do you have to do all your morning routines, now you have to add shoveling the driveway and walkways to the list of things to take care of. Just…

Preventing Foot Injuries While Skiing and Snowboarding

49758241 Winter Fun, Skiing Happy Family Ski TeamSome of you may be happy that winter is here because of the start of the skiing or snowboarding season! It’s a great workout and if you push yourself, the thrill can be more than enough to sustain you for the rest of the year! Of course, we want you to have the safe and enjoyable time, so we’ve got some tips as to how…

How to Tell if You Have Frostbite

What is hard to predict, hard to prepare for and something that changes from year to year? You guessed it, it’s the weather! Here in the Northeast, we have been experiencing some strange weather phenomena. Every year, the summers and the winters have been hard to forecast accurately, and most days, it ends up being sunnier than average or cooler than normal. Let’s blame global…

Keep Your Feet Warm at the Super Bowl

2014 01 17 18 12 00 1This year’s Super Bowl will be played in New Jersey on February 2 between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. Not only will it be the first time it will be played in this area, it is the first time that the Super Bowl is being played outdoors in a cold climate.  As everybody knows, this has been a very cold and snowy winter already…