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Smoking Can Stump You!

​The process of smoking directly involves your respiratory tract: nose, mouth, throat, and lungs; so it makes sense when you hear that smoking causes breathing and lung-related problems such as cough, wheezing, emphysema, and lung cancer.

Jan 14th, 2016
What the Heel! Pain!?

One of the most common foot and ankle complaints center around the onset of heel pain. Millions of patients visit their health professional for heel-related pain, so if you have it, you are not alone! The good news is that heel pain can be alleviated with

Oct 19th, 2015
Pregnancy and Feet, Part 2!

The wonder of pregnancy does not just stem from the fact that there is another human growing within you, but the considerable and diverse internal and external changes occurring throughout the body!

Jul 5th, 2015
Pregnancy and Feet!

This is the first of a three-part series regarding pregnancy and all things feet!

May 11th, 2015
The "OW" in Ingrown Toenails (Part 2)

Ingrown toenails are a common and uncomfortable foot condition that cause a lot of pain and discomfort. There are many reasons for ingrown toenail occurrence and some of those causes can be eliminated with education and hygiene. 

Apr 13th, 2015
The "OW" in Ingrown Toenails! Part 1

Nails grow from an area called the matrix and are made of keratin, a protein found in human skin. Nails in the matrix grow and multiply and as they do so they get pushed out. Old cells start to compact upon themselves into the nail plate.

Feb 20th, 2015
Frostbite Factoids - Part 2

Winter time conjures up memories of snow angels, snowball fights and snow men! However, care must be taken to prevent cold injuries as a result of prolonged exposure to the weather.

Jan 15th, 2015
Frostbite Factoids - Part 1

With cold weather approaching, it’s important to learn how to protect yourself from the bite of cold! Did you know that your skin is the largest body organ and comprises 15% of your total body weight?

Dec 19th, 2014
Dried Up Feet!

Leaves are not the only dry things you'll find this season! The seasons of summer and winter are the harshest time for feet!

Oct 31st, 2014
Ahh My Legs!! Part 2!

Restless Legs Syndrome is a condition where the affected person has the uncontrollable urge to keep their body in motion in order to prevent unpleasant and uncomfortable sensations.

Oct 17th, 2014
"Growing Pains!"

With fall upon us and harvest time approaching, thoughts of gardening and yard work come to mind. Whether picking out pumpkins from the patch or raking those autumn leaves, this new season ushers in new types of outdoor activities! 

Sep 28th, 2014
Treat Your Sole!

When it comes to feeling sore and tired all over, you can bet that your feet have a lot of sway!

Sep 23rd, 2014
High Heels = High Number of Problems?

Did you know the average woman will wear high heels for 51 years of her life? It’s no wonder that foot problems will develop! Just what features of high heels make them so bad for your feet?

Sep 12th, 2014
Stinkin' Feet!

Everyone has experienced the odor of shoe-confined, sweat-ridden feet! It is a phenomenon that either has occurred to you or to someone around you…

Sep 10th, 2014