How Neuropathy Affects Your Feet

neuropathyTingling, burning, or weakness in your feet are signs you may have peripheral neuropathy. What is neuropathy? Neuropathy means “disease of the nervous system.” So right away, you know that it’s a problem with your nerves. Which nerves? That’s where the term “peripheral” comes in. It refers to all nerves not located in the brain or spinal cord (that’s the “central nervous system”). If our…

How to Choose a Good Pair of Running Shoes

running shoesIf you want to talk about putting pressure on your feet, talk about running! Your feet absorb most of the impact when you run – up to four times the amount you weigh. That’s a lot of force. And that’s why it’s vitally important to wear the right shoes when you run. Good running shoes provide excellent support and cushioning. But to choose the proper…

Dos and Don’ts of Back-to-School Shoe Shopping

back to schoolKids’ feet can grow at an alarming rate! What used to fit them in May is likely too small for their back-to-school feet (or too worn-out). Back-to-school shopping should always involve a trip to the shoe store. Here are some tips to make shoe shopping fun and successful for both you and your kids: Don’t buy online. Yes, it’s tempting to avoid the mall. But…

6 Ways to Celebrate Your Feet

foot careThere are so many ways to celebrate your feet – those two marvels of engineering that support you and make it easy to get around every day. We think feet should have their own national appreciation day – and they do! National I Love My Feet Day is coming up on Tuesday, August 17, so get ready to honor them. Here are six things you…

4 Foot and Ankle Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

foot and ankle painIf your feet and ankles are the furthest things from your mind, that’s a good thing. It means they’re working just fine. The minute something feels off, though, worries begin. Lower limb problems have a way of interfering with your daily life, making it difficult to walk around or play sports. Problems can get worse over time, and they become much harder to treat. Furthermore,…