Category Archives: General Foot and ankle Health
During the summer months, it’s common for people to wear flip flops. Despite their popularity, flip flops are not good footwear and long term effects of flip flops can cause serious issues. Why are flip flops a problem for feet? … Continue reading
It’s often amazing how much we don’t know about our own bodies, including our feet. While we don’t have to go to medical school, it wouldn’t hurt us to know more about our feet in order to take better care … Continue reading
Women are usually more likely to have foot problems than men. This can happen because of physical differences in the structure of the foot, muscles and ligaments, shape and length of the arch, width of the forefoot, size of toes … Continue reading
Do you have shin splints or knee pain? The cause could be your foundation, i.e. your feet. Weak feet or ankles that lack stability can cause several problems. Feet determine which muscles will be emphasized when your body moves. If … Continue reading
Women’s feet are not just smaller versions of men’s feet, there are differences in foot structure, muscle strength, ligament laxity and more. Do these differences mean more injuries for women’s feet? Keep reading!
This year’s Cannes Film Festival generated lots of controversy, but not for any films, but rather a reported high-heels policy on the red carpet. Should there be a high heels policy at Cannes? Keep reading!
More than 20 percent of adult Americans currently suffer from bunions, and close to 66 percent will have a bunion in their lifetime. The good news is that bunion surgery has advanced and progressed, so there is much less (if … Continue reading
As warmer weather arrives, more and more people will be outside walking. Most people think that walking is an easy activity, but walking for longer periods of time or far distances can be hard on the feet for people who … Continue reading
Does your big toe feel stiff? Is it getting harder for you to bend it? You may have a condition called “hallux rigidus,” which is a form of degenerative arthritis. What should you do if you suspect this problem? Keep … Continue reading