Common Foot and Ankle Issues (And Their Solutions!)

We never think about our feet until it’s too late. Since they’re all the way down there, and wrapped up in stylish footwear (more often than not) it’s easy to forget about all of the things we should think about regarding foot-care. There are a few common issues that we here at the Foot and … Continued

Pregnancy and Changing Foot Size

There’s a little-acknowledged fact about pregnancy: all other considerations aside, your feet are in for a wild ride! It’s a topic that isn’t discussed much during pregnancy. There are a number of reasons why, with the topic of foot-size and pregnancy-related health issues being a particularly sensitive area of discussion. But the truth of the … Continued

Football Season Means Sprains

The time has come to put on those jerseys and tune in! Yes indeed, football season is here again. And that means relaxing with friends, catching some great games, and watching athletes compete at the peak of their abilities! Unfortunately, all of this means watching athletes injure themselves in pretty significant ways, as well. Take … Continued

UV-C Antimicrobial Devices: Keeping Hospitals Clean

Here’s some good news: scientists have created a machine that zaps germs in operating rooms! Though it’s not specifically related to foot and ankle health, this development is great news for every medical professional in the field. Though operating rooms are some of the cleanest places around, it’s almost impossible to remove all microscopic organisms … Continued

Summertime Injury: Footcare and Your Child

It’s summertime! The season is in full swing, now, and the sounds of kids in the park shouting and playing soccer or baseball mean they’re doing Summer right. But are they taking good care of their feet? Nothing puts a dent in your summer like a child’s foot injury. And with how active your child … Continued

Eating For Your Feet: Nutrition and Foot Health

It’s easy to forget about your feet. At the end of a long day, when all you want to do is kick off your shoes and put them up on the coffee table, the pain in your feet seems like a fact of nature. But what if we told you that there were some simple … Continued

Free Your Feet: Summertime Footcare Tips

Summer is a season of freedom– freedom from cold weather, freedom from the indoors, and–maybe best of all–freedom from heavy winter boots. Summer is a time to take off our shoes and cut loose, walk barefoot through the grass, and maybe jump in some puddles. With that freedom, though, comes the need for a good … Continued

Are your feet ready for spring?

It’s spring! The flowers are blooming, the weather is getting warmer. All over the country, people are shaking off their winter blues, and getting ready for a long summer of active outdoor fun. But chances are, not many of them will have feet on their mind– and that may be what puts them on the … Continued

Soles4Souls: A Shoe Based Charity

How often do you think about your shoes? It may be a silly question, but for many people around the world, having a pair of shoes isn’t a sure thing. Without shoes, any number of normal, every-day tasks quickly become difficult to the point of impossible– walking to school, holding down a job, or even … Continued

3D Printed Orthotics: New Tools for Diabetics?

For those with diabetes, foot health can be incredibly important. Due to neuropathy caused by the condition, feet become particularly susceptible to sustained injury, with points of insensitivity becoming worn due to repeated pressure, and healing poorly. The solution to this issue has, in the past, been custom-fitted orthopedic insoles, providing support and structure to … Continued