Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

Do Your Feet (really) Feel Good?

Studies have shown that about 80% of people have foot problems at some time in their lives.  The studies further show that many of these people endure great pain and discomfort as they do nothing to put their feet right. Ignoring a foot disorder will only allow it to worsen.  Often we feel pain in […]

Raynaud’s Disease – Symptoms & Treatment

This rare disorder affects the blood vessels usually in the fingers and toes although Raynaud’s Disease also can effect other areas such as the tip of the nose and tip of the ears.  The cause of Raynaud’s Disease is unknown and in most instances, the Disease is more of a nuisance than anything else. The […]

Athlete’s Feet

Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis) is a very common fungal infection that is usually easily treated.  Some of the most prevalent symptoms include: * Itching, burning or stinging of the skin in and around the affected area. * Redness or rash in and around the affected area. * In severe cases, blisters that ooz or crust […]

Plantar Fasciitis: Prevention & Treatment

The Planta Fascia is a ligament that runs along the bottom of the foot. The tendon attaches at the heel bone and runs forward to the metatarsal heads in the forefoot area just behind the toes. This ligament, when stretched, becomes inflamed and can tear to create pain in the arch and heel areas. The condition […]

Cavus Foot and Orthotic Insoles

The feet are our foundation. All of our body weight rests on the feet as we stand. Our weight shifts from foot to foot as we walk or run. Add to this that our weight is multiplied as we walk or run and it is easy to understand that our feet take a pounding from […]