Your Aching Toes

10542815 Perfect Circle Of Legs Isolated, Concept With Copy SpaceToes – what are they good for? Well, for one thing, they help us keep our balance. To prove it, try this brief, toe-less experiment: -Stand on one foot and lift your toes off the ground. -Hang out for a bit. -Now, place your toes back on the ground. -Hang out some more. -Admit: it was easier to balance on one leg when your toes…

Hammertoes: The Truth is Out There

34013421 One Single Male Foot Stepping Towards, Isolated On WhiteEver say something you immediately regretted? There’s quite a bit of that phenomenon going around in the news this month. Call it public misspeaking, spicing up our lives in so many ways. One example that raised our eyebrows: former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager made a foot-related slip of the tongue on the April 10 “Today” show. Hager was debating with Kathy Lee Gifford about…

Don’t Let Injury Sabotage Your Workout Routine

7409955 S Injured Feet Crutches Floor“Stay off your foot as much as possible.” Active people really hate to hear those words! Anyone who’s used to a particular fitness routine is loath to give it up for a bunch of reasons. For one thing, if you’re used to being active, it can be pretty boring sitting around with your foot elevated. For another, it can be tough to find the motivation…

5 Things Your Podiatrist Doesn’t Want You to Do

48079095 Doctor.Perform home surgery. It’s tempting to try to dig out an ingrown toenail by yourself. But think about it – are you using sterile instruments and proper technique? Do you know the best way to go about it, or are you just improvising and risking more damage? Don’t even take a chance – it’s best to call a qualified podiatrist. Dr. Craig B. Frey and…