How Custom Orthotics Relieve Arch Pain

Your feet are amazing structures that contain about one-quarter of all the bones in your body. These 26 bones are connected and supported by over 100 different tissues—your muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Now, the issue we’re exploring today is very much related to a...

Running Tips for Those With Flat Feet

We like to start our days with good news, so we’ll start this blog the same way. Yes, you can still be a happy, healthy, long-distance runner even with flat feet! There are thousands (if not millions) of avid runners across the country who have low-to-no arches in...

Summer Eating for Optimal Foot Health

Memorial Day—the unofficial start of summer—might be getting more distant in our rearview mirror with every passing day, but we still have plenty of opportunity to appreciate our warmest season. The key is not letting it all slip away! When it comes to our inherent...

Gentle Care for Pediatric Ingrown Toenails

One of the basic facts of ingrown toenails is this – anyone who has toenails can potentially develop the condition. So, whereas it would be rather unusual to treat a five-year old for osteoarthritis or gout—medical issues that normally develop over time—we do provide...

Keeping Children’s Feet Safe in the Summer

Summer brings a whole new set of activities and options for your children, many of which can lead to foot trouble if the proper precautions are not taken. We want your sons and daughters to have the ability to enjoy the entire summer season, so we’ve compiled various...

The Ins and Outs (But Mostly Ins!) of Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a very common problem, and there’s a big reason for this – anyone who has toenails could potentially be affected! Some medical conditions might tend to be more commonly seen within certain demographics—Achilles tendinitis for middle-aged men,...

Running and Ankle Injuries

Previously, we’ve shared a plan to help you get started on a running program in a safe manner and provided some tips for reducing injury risk while doing so. We also noted that it’s basically impossible to reduce all injury risk. After all, when a body is in motion,...

Mother’s Day and Foot Health

Sunday May 13th is Mother’s Day this year, which makes it the perfect time to discuss women’s foot care! Now, for various reasons, podiatrists are prone to see certain issues in women’s feet more often than others. Sure, some of these problems are also common to our...

Pro Tips for Summer Foot Care

Living in the Midwest, we only have a finite amount of summer to enjoy every year – and this means you want to take advantage of every warm, sunny moment you can. Accordingly, the last thing you want is a foot condition taking away your summer fun and enjoyment by...

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