4 Ways to Boost Your Energy

Woman Exercising In ParkIf you’re feeling zapped of energy, you’re not alone. We’ve been enduring the global pandemic for over a year now, and it’s tiring, both physically and mentally. And the recent switch to Daylight Savings Time might have thrown your biological clock out of whack. So, it seems a good time to talk about various ways to put a spring back in your step. First things…

Nourish Yourself, Nourish Your Feet

48070183 Healthy Food In Heart And Cholesterol Diet Concept On Vintage BoardsMarch is National Nutrition Month, and Dr. Craig B. Frey and Dr. Megan L. Oltmann of Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland ask important health questions about nutrition. What does adequately nourished mean? Is it all just about the food you eat? What does proper nutrition have to do with your feet and ankles? Let’s take those questions one at a time. First, what does…

Here’s What Happens When You Quit Smoking

39948535 Blond Woman SmokingIf you’re a smoker, we’re talking to you today. The nation observes The Great American Smokeout on November 19, 2020.  In honor of this day, we want to point out the benefits of quitting smoking over time. Quitting smoking quickly sets off a chain of positive effects to your health that are pretty astounding. What happens when you quit smoking? Within 20 minutes of quitting,…

Overcoming 4 Objections to Wearing a Face Mask

Shutterstock M 1631951077 Face Mask Mall Socila Distance Walking Empty 1Information about how COVID-19 spreads have changed rapidly over the past few months. The WHO and CDC have examined new data, their recommendations have evolved. Both now advise face masks for anyone out in public. The state of Ohio also recommends the wearing of face masks to help prevent the spread of the virus. All of us at Foot & Ankle Associates of Cleveland understand…

A Healthy Weight Promotes Heart and Foot Health

February Is American Heart Month. Template For Background, Banner, Card, Poster With Text Inscription. Vector Eps10 Illustration.Look around you in the month of February – do you see red? If so, it may be because it’s National Heart Month! People wear red to encourage themselves and others to take good care of their hearts. Keeping your weight in a healthy range is one of the best ways to celebrate heart health. And here’s the added benefit from our perspective at Foot…

Vaping Sets Up Teenagers for Serious Illnesses

Female With An Electronic CigaretteThe effect of vaping on teenagers’ lungs is in the news. And the news is pretty shocking. Colorado, Utah, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Oregon are just some of the states that have reported teens hospitalized with serious respiratory illnesses. At least four other states have reported vaping-related deaths. Lung disease that threatens a young person’s life is tragic. However, it’s not the only reason parents should…