Maintaining healthy feet during the winter is a matter of keeping them warm and dry. Also, it’s about keeping them safe from injury, frostbite, the pain of Raynaud’s disease, and the effects of diabetes.
February is American Heart Month. Let’s talk about blood pressure, cardiovascular health, and how they relate to your feet.
This Valentine’s Day blow a couple of kisses to the body parts that serve you well every day: your feet! It is important to show your feet some love this month and every month. Here are ten ways to show them how much you appreciate their constant support: Move your body. Regular exercise helps maintain […]
It’s hard work to keep diabetes under control. Managing diabetes by regulating your blood sugar can be difficult and time-consuming. Worrying about all the complications of diabetes can be emotionally taxing. So, what if you could break down diabetes self-care into simple terms? The American Diabetes Association reminds us to break it down to our […]
Finding the best cure for toenail fungus or fungal infection isn’t always easy. If you ask around, you might get some unusual advice. People will sometimes recommend you put tea tree oil on your infected nails. Another favorite folk remedy: apply a cold and cough ointment directly to your toes. These over-the-counter remedies may help but […]
One of the best ways you can take care of your feet is to buy shoes that fit well. To do that, start by measuring your feet. Try it on January 23 – National Measure Your Feet Day!
“There is nothing permanent except change,” a wise Greek philosopher once said. Life throws change at us all the time – including physical changes in our body. However, you shouldn’t accept all changes in your feet as normal. Changes in how your feet look, feel, or move can be signs of trouble not only in […]
The beginning of the new year is an opportunity to change the way you look at exercise. Here are five simple changes that can make a big difference in your overall fitness.
Old Man Winter hands out the same gift year after year: cracked heels. Here are some of the reasons they crack and ways to prevent them from cracking in the first place.
The possibility of amputation for people with diabetes has increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Don’t put off proper diabetic foot care.