Ditch Your Flip Flops! Proper Shoes Are Cool!

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...
Aging Feet:  How Age Can Affect Your Feet

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...
Build Foot Strength to Prevent Injuries

Build Foot Strength to Prevent Injuries

Did you know your abdominal muscles aren’t your body’s only core muscles you need to be strengthening? At a recent medical conference, Irene S. Davis, Ph.D., PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB, professor in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical...

High Heels Elevate Your Risk of Painful Conditions

Do you suffer from pain when wearing high heels? If so, you’re not alone. 71% of women say they experience pain when they wear high heels, according to a 2014 American Podiatric Medical Association survey. But that doesn’t seem to stop women from continuing to wear...

Is Foot Pain Throwing Off Your Golf Swing?

If you have sore feet, you know that playing a round of golf can be painful and challenging. You  could just ride around the course in a golf cart to alleviate the pain from walking. But, pain in your big toe, forefoot and heel can actually affect your golf swing,...

The Cost of Fashion Shoes – Foot Pain and Injury

Recently, someone sent a link to me about these L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stafani sandals. And the note read, “Not exactly an ‘arch support.’” Well, you can say that again! I feel shoes like these need to come with a tag saying, “Buyer Beware.”   These shoes are nothing more...

Foot Pain Can Hurt Your Golf Game

Have you noticed your feet hurt as you walk the last half of the golf course? Has your golf swing seemed off? Well, foot pain may be affecting your golf swing. Proper Golf Swing Bio-Mechanics A correct golf swing depends upon the proper placement and movement of your...