Hiking Can Lead to Foot Injuries

Socks Hiking Boots 80931 S 150x150Fall is a fantastic season to go hiking. There is endless beauty in nature, which you can easily discover on numerous trails throughout Portage, Geauga, Cuyahoga, and Summit Counties. If you’re not careful, however, there’s endless danger as well. Slippery stones, uneven paths, and roots that grab at your feet can send you sprawling, causing a foot injury. Hiking too much and carrying too much…

Care and Feeding of the Aging Foot

50161251 An Older Man With Prominent Veins On His FootOne 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 standing, walking, and exercising does take its toll on our…

Get Off the Plantar Fasciitis Rollercoaster

11986494 M Roller Coaster Accident Fall Injury Amusement Park Theme Park RideImagine 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. But family, chores, and work beckon, so you take a…

Secure Two Body Areas to Help Prevent Falling

36042159 S Senior Woman Balance TherapySenior 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 and you don’t see something in your path, you can…