Don’t put off getting medical care for your foot issues. Here are 3 reasons to get your feet checked.
In recognition of World Arthritis Day, here is an easy-to-digest list of facts about foot and ankle arthritis and how to ease the pain.
75% of people will eventually have some sort of problem with their feet or toes.
With some thoughtful preparation, you can enjoy the outdoors while staying safe from foot and ankle injury. Here are three solid tips to get you started.
One of the most challenging things about growing old is our body parts don’t last as long as we might like them to. Life expectancy is high, but we still expect our eyesight to go bad, our memory to fade, and our aging feet to show the effects of all those miles. A lifetime of […]
Imagine getting out of bed every morning, planting your feet on the floor, standing up, and immediately regretting your decision to start the day. Why? – Because your foot is on fire. The pain of plantar fasciitis begins in your heel and travels into your arch. You can barely stand without crying, let alone walk. […]
Senior citizens: when it comes to preventing falls, it’s not enough for you simply to say, “I’m cautious.” Falling is the number one cause of injury and deaths from injury in older Americans, says the Centers for Disease Control. Sure, you can say you’re cautious. You can move around slowly. But if your vision’s impaired […]
To “spur someone on” is to get someone to act. Nudge a horse in the side with your boot, and he’ll begin walking. A few bucks can spur your tween into cleaning the bathroom speedy-quick. But with your feet, a painful bone spur can have the opposite effect: you can’t be spurred on to do […]
The NBA is living and competing in a bubble to protect its players from contracting COVID-19. But it doesn’t mean they’re safe from injuries on the court. Gordon Hayward’s awkward fall and severe ankle injury earlier this month is a reminder where there is a basketball game; there will always be ankle sprains. The Celtics […]
Who hasn’t uttered the words “my feet are killing me!” at one time or another? It’s just one example of how we talk about our health. We seem to use a lot of words associated with confrontation. “She’s battling pain.” “He’s going to beat this.” We can have a gall bladder or gout attack. Early […]