The Pedicure: Are You Getting it Right?

31895150 S Feet Pedicure MassageSo you want to get your nails done and you think about heading down to your local nail salon. You’ve done it before. But have you stopped and considered all of the wheres, whens, whys and hows of a good, safe pedicure? There really are some questions you should be asking yourself before you submit your feet to this ritual! Let’s take a look —…

Be Mindful of These 5 Signs of Foot Trouble

47923181 Pain In The Foot. Massage Of Male Feet. Pedicures.When there’s a sudden change in our lives, we can see it clearly. A new baby! The loss of a loved one! Routines are changed, and life takes on a new meaning. But sometimes change comes about gradually, hinting at a new normal that we’re not quite ready to see. Until, one day it’s staring us in the face. Maybe that’s the reason behind recent…

Common Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

32055108 S Achilles Pain Man Fit Runner Sneakers Grass HeelIs there a sport out there that doesn’t involve heavy use of your feet? Soccer, football, basketball, rugby, volleyball, tennis, baseball, and gymnastics – our feet and ankles play an enormous role in these high-impact sports and so many more. What are the most common injuries among athletes of different sports? You may be surprised by some of them! Let’s take a look at some…

Be Smart About Bone Density

53334715 S Osteoporosis Bone FeetSeveral years ago, award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow admitted to having a disease called osteopenia, which means she’s lost some of her bone density. We were interested to hear her admit recently on late-night TV that she’s broken her toes 8 or 10 times – and she broke her foot a few weeks ago. (She also came on Jimmy Kimmel Live wearing what looked like 4-inch…

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ingrown Toenails

46471114 Itchy Pair Of Feet On Brown Carpet.Who can you really talk to about an ingrown toenail? Who can you trust with the intimate details of your red, swollen appendage without being embarrassed? Probably not the friend you meet after work: “How’s it going, dude?” “Pretty awesome, bro, but the side of my toenail is killing me!” (*whips off shoe, plants swollen toe on bar) Well – no. Your ailing toes and…