Improve Flexibility and Relieve Pain Through Stretching

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Remember Gumby? He’s that green, clay cartoon character whose outrageous flexibility helps him out of tricky situations. You may not ever need to stretch your legs to three times their length like this animated TV and movie star, but being able to stretch certainly has its advantages, especially as we get older. Having good flexibility […]

Treatment for a Neuroma Doesn’t Have to Mean Surgery

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You’re out for a walk when suddenly you get a sharp pain in the bottom of your foot. “Hold on,” you tell your friend, “I’ve got to take this pebble out of my shoe.” You remove your sneaker only to find the pebble is non-existent. You haven’t got a rock in your shoe. You’ve got […]

Obesity, Diabetes, and Your Child’s Feet

Remember the term “juvenile diabetes?” While that name is still around, you’re more likely to hear “Type 1 diabetes” to describe this autoimmune disease. Type 1 diabetes usually strikes a person when they’re quite young. There’s no way to prevent it and there isn’t any cure for it. However, in the United States and many […]

A Little Preparation Can Help Prevent Running Injuries

Serious runners in Cuyahoga County are going to thank Mother Nature for providing that season called “fall.” Summer 2018 has been really hot and humid. Running is going to be much more pleasant when daytime temperatures fall to the 60s and 50s this month and next. Unfortunately, as any runner knows, a pleasant run can […]

Preventing Sports Injuries: What Parents Need to Know

Soccer. Cheerleading. Cross Country. Golf. Tennis. Volleyball. Football. If you’re the parent of a kid in the Solon, Ohio public schools, you know what these have in common. It’s fall sports time! Along with these sports come injuries to the feet and ankles, guaranteed. Sorry, parents, but if you’ve got a kid playing school sports, […]