Overcoming 4 Objections to Wearing a Face Mask

Shutterstock M 1631951077 Face Mask Mall Socila Distance Walking Empty 1Information about how COVID-19 spreads have changed rapidly over the past few months. The WHO and CDC have examined new data, their recommendations have evolved. Both now advise face masks for anyone out in public. The state of Ohio also recommends the wearing of face masks to help prevent the spread of the virus. All of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland understand…

6 Ways Men Can Take Better Care of Their Feet

47923217 Man's Hand Being Massaged A FootAt Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland, we’re putting the focus on men in June – it’s Men’s Health Month! So there’s no better time to encourage men to take better care of their feet. Here are six great ways to accomplish this: Get a pedicure. Guys, you may not have been aching for Ohio nail salons to open up like some of your female…

“Stay Home-Stay Safe” Hasn’t Necessarily Worked for Feet

67394440 Male Feet In White Slippers Stand On Brown Carpet In BathroomPodiatrists all over the globe have noted a marked increase in the number of patients with shoe-related foot pain over the last several weeks. From San Francisco to London, Johannesburg to Sydney, and even in our corner of the world serving Portage, Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Summit Counties – feet have been the unsuspecting victim of unsupportive shoes. Since the start of the global pandemic, folks…

Can You Get Skin Cancer on Your Feet?

43672457 Close Up Of A Wart On A Person's HeelLet’s say you’re not especially concerned about skin cancer, because you’re careful, right?  You wear long pants, long sleeves, and a hat when you’re out in the sun. You haul a big umbrella to the beach and sit in the shade. Whenever your face, chest, arms, and legs are exposed, you slather them with suntan lotion. Okay, so far so good. Now: look at your…

Vary Your Diet to Get the Best Nutrition

34214207 Mix Nuts Seeds And Dry Fruits, On A Wooden TableIn many ways, social distancing has changed how we eat. We’re off-schedule, routines out of whack. We don’t go to the grocery store as often. We’re at home, reaching for food that’s convenient, not necessarily maintaining a balanced diet. But of course, ask just about anybody, and they’ll tell you that a diet rich in a variety of foods is best for our bodies, from…