May 2023 – Outdoor Home Maintenance Projects
Outdoor Home Maintenance Projects Cleaning the gutters, deck work, painting, etc. — ’tis the season, but tackle these tasks with rightful regard for your feet and ankles. Avoid going barefoot or wearing sandals for any DIY project, even seemingly innocent ones like...
April 2023 – Is National Foot Health Awareness Month!
April Is National Foot Health Awareness Month! Diabetic Foot UlcersDiabetic foot ulcers are open sores or wounds that typically affect the soles of the feet. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, approximately 15% of diabetic patients will encounter...
March 2023 – Play Ball! Spring, Baseball, and Foot and Ankle Health
Play Ball! Spring, Baseball, and Foot and Ankle Health Baseball and softball are not considered contact sports, but players’ feet and ankles might beg to differ. Running the bases, sliding into a base, pivoting to make a play, running on uneven ground, tripping on an...
February 2023 – Tailor’s Bunion … Keeping Up with Big Brother
Tailor’s Bunion … Keeping Up with Big Brother A tailor’s bunion, or bunionette, is a prominence of the fifth metatarsal bone (the long bone that runs along the top outside of the foot) where it connects to the base of the little toe. The fifth metatarsal begins to...
January 2023 – Help Your Kids Ward Off Foot Frostbite
Help Your Kids Ward Off Foot Frostbite Frostbite is the freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. Cold temperature is obviously a major factor, but so is exposure to moisture. When the two combine, frostbite can form in minutes. Simple outdoor winter activities...
December 2022 – Diabetic Socks: More Important Than Christmas Stockings
Diabetic Socks — More Important Than Christmas Stockings Socks are often an overlooked component of good foot health. Diabetics can’t afford to make that mistake, as diabetic-related nerve damage and compromised circulation can lead to serious foot problems, such as...
November 2022 – Contrasting Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Contrasting Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so we thought we’d make you aware that diabetes and prediabetes affect roughly 40% of Americans (per CDC statistics). A staggering number! Left unchecked, diabetes can damage blood vessels...
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