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Ditch Your Flip Flops! Proper Shoes Are Cool!

During summer you’ve probably noticed that flip flops seem to be the only type of shoe people wear, especially young people. Sure, flip flops come in assorted colors, so you can wear them with everything. And their low price means you can afford to own a closet full...

14 Foot Care Travel Tips for Happier Feet

Are you ready for summertime travels and adventures? Maybe you’re planning a day of fun at an amusement park. Or, perhaps, you’re headed to a national or state park for a trek in the woods. Wherever your journey takes you – a bustling city, a quiet country retreat, or...

Aging Feet: How Age Can Affect Your Feet

As we age, we may notice little things occurring like gray hairs, wrinkles on our face, or difficulties reading. Aging can cause many different physical and mental changes. But did you know aging feet issues can occur, too? With aging, over time, general wear and tear...

Got Worn Out Shoes? Time for a Footwear Checkup!

Is it time to spruce up your home both indoors and out? While you’re tidying up, why not take the time to do a footwear checkup? Over time, the wear and tear on your shoes can wear them out. When that happens, it’s time to replace them. Otherwise, your worn out shoes...

17 Lawn Mower Safety Tips

Did you know about 25,000 Americans are injured each year from lawn mowers? The blades on a lawn mower can spin about 3,000 revolutions a minute, making it a dangerous piece of equipment. Power mowers are capable of causing serious injuries, including deep cuts,...

Top 5 Features to Consider when Choosing Winter Boots

With winter boots, wearing the right pair can mean the difference between frozen, wet feet and cozy comfort. Therefore, you really need to choose winter boots that have the right features for the weather conditions in your area. And, you need to consider what...

10 Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet

The holiday season can be hard on your feet. You’re likely on your feet and on the run often. Shopping for gifts. Decorating your home. Cooking and baking holiday treats. Going to holiday parties and dinners. All this activity can add stress on feet, leading to pain....

Get Amazing Health Benefits from Daily Walking

Walking is a physical activity that can help you maintain good health. Many healthcare professionals recommend walking for the many reasons. It’s easy for most people to do. Walking doesn’t cost much – just the cost of a good pair of walking shoes. And, it can provide...

Physical Therapy Restores Mobility and Reduces Pain

  Do you have arthritis, osteoporosis or overuse injuries that cause you pain and limited mobility? Have you recently suffered a sprain, strain or fracture? Are you looking for an alternative to surgery and/or pain medication? If you answered “yes” to any of these...

12 Simple Ways to Nurture Your Social Wellness

Do you respect and take care of yourself – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually? Are your relationships with others meaningful? In times of need, do you have a support system you can rely on? The answers to these questions will tell you how you fare when...

How to Go Camping like a Pro

Camping is enjoyable way to spend time in nature. You can camp overnight, for a weekend, or a longer trip. You can go to a favorite campground, hit the back country, or just pop up the tent for the kids in the backyard. Whether you’re a beginner or consider yourself...

10 Summer Safety Tips for Greater Outdoor Fun

Once warm, sunny weather arrives, family fun and outdoor activities rank high on the to-do list. Your days can fill up with swimming, golfing, playing tennis, picnicking, camping, and other activities. Also, summertime means taking time to get away for weekend...

9 Healthy Habits for Better Sleep

Not getting enough sleep can make you grumpy and out-of-it the next day. Additionally, insufficient sleep can cause health problems like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. However, by practicing these healthier habits on a consistent basis, you...

Lower Extremity Pain Can Affect Your Sleep

Do you have pain in your back, hips, legs, or feet that’s robbing you of much-needed sleep at night? Lower extremity pain can be hard to deal with during the day and much less at night. If you’re not getting the sleep you need due to pain, it can be downright...

Are You Stressed? Try These 12 Stress Management Tips

We all experience stress from time to time. Job, money and health issues as well as family responsibilities rank as some of the top causes of stress in our lives. However, stress management is possible. What Is Stress? Stress is your body’s way of handling any kind of...

What Do You Know about Pain?

If you’re like most people, you probably would answer this question with “A lot.” But do you really understand everything to do with pain? Pain is a universal disorder. According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, pain is “an unpleasant sensory...

Are You Choosing the Right Socks to Wear?

Did you know that your socks are more than just a fashion accessory? Whether it’s hot or cold weather, your choice of socks can help keep your foot health in optimal condition. The dark, damp conditions found in your shoes can promote the growth of bacteria and fungi,...

Happy Holidays from the WalkEZStore

The WalkEZStore crew – Kathy Carandang, certified pedorthist, and Julie Lundin-Shadinger, customer service manager – wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBiA-ojvr9w&a2_cs_key=2376124   WalkEZStore Gift Certificates...