Learn to Read a Nutrition Label and Your Feet and Ankles Will Say “Thanks”

Learn to Read a Nutrition Label and Your Feet and Ankles Will Say “Thanks”

Just about every packaged food item in any grocery store sports a label with “Nutrition Facts.” Learning how to interpret all the different numbers and percentages is an important skill. When you know what to look for, you can avoid unhealthy foods, lower your sodium intake, and work toward keeping your blood sugar levels steady….

What is Capsulitis?

What is Capsulitis?

In podiatry, we can attribute many foot problems to the same few causes: shoes that don’t fit well or don’t support your feet, too much exercise, traumatic injury, and faulty biomechanics. Capsulitis is no exception. It’s a curious-sounding condition that can result from any of these causes. The suffix “-itis” means “inflammation.” Think of plantar…

Is it Okay to Pop a Blister?

Is it Okay to Pop a Blister?

Did you ever wonder why you don’t get blisters on your elbows? Your forearms? How about your back or your stomach? Not happening – because those body parts don’t usually rub against anything. Feet, on the other hand, tend to get blisters because they’re subject to a lot of friction. There are two primary causes…

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