Category: Tips

What Your Feet and Nails Say About You

Have you noticed any changes to your feet? Ever wonder what those changes might mean? You can detect everything from diabetes, circulatory conditions, vitamin deficiencies and much more just from close examination of your feet. Here are a few things you or a loved one might notice: 1. Cramping: Charley horses or cramps may be …

Do You Warm Up Before You Exercise? Here’s Why You Should.

Perform these six dynamic moves at the start of every run, doing each for 30 seconds to one minute. Then consider your running engine officially revved. Quad + Piriformis Walk CHARLIE LAYTON Targets: Quads, glutes, piriformis Grab one foot behind you, pulling toward your butt. Release and step forward; switch legs. After 30 seconds, cradle …

Playing through the pain can actually ruin your game!

We all know that working out is good for you, but sometimes you can injure yourself when you play sports or exercise. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can cause them. Some people get hurt because they don’t warm up or stretch enough.

Tips for Keeping Your Feet Happy and Healthy

Don’t ignore foot pain. It is not normal. If you experience any type of persistent pain in the foot or ankle, please contact our office. Inspect your feet regularly. Pay attention to changes in color and temperature. Look for thick or discolored nails (a sign of developing fungus), and check for cracks or cuts in …

Hidden Dangers at the Beach

Protect Your Feet from Puncture Wounds and Cuts Wear shoes to protect your feet from puncture wounds and cuts caused by seashells, broken glass and other sharp objects. Don’t go in the water if your skin gets cut—bacteria in oceans and lakes can cause infection. A puncture wound should be treated by a foot and …

Athletic Shoe Buying Guide – 10 Tips for Getting the Right Fit.

Shop at the end of the day when your feet are slightly swollen to get a good fit. Try on shoes with the socks you will wear when walking. If you use an orthotic, bring that to the store when you try on shoes as well. Have your feet measured standing up and fit your …