At-home Foot Care Tag

Sports Related Foot Injury

08 Jul How long for an ankle sprain to fully heal?

Recovery from a Sprained Ankle A sprained ankle is one of the most common lower-body injuries. Ankle sprains are 40% of all ankle injuries and about half of all sports injuries. A sprained ankle happens when you pull or tear a ligament. It is painful, but a...

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24 Nov Can you Sprain a Toe?

Do You Have a Toe Sprain? You’ve stubbed your toe, and now you’re wondering if it might be sprained. Your toes have joints like other parts of your body, and those joints can get sprained. Here’s what you need to know about this common injury. What Causes...

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22 Sep Top 5 things to Know about Kids Feet

About Children's Feet Your children run, play, walk, jump, and climb on their feet every day. How much do you know about those feet? If you have questions about your children’s foot health, contact a podiatrist today. 1. It’s Okay for Kids To Go Barefoot If you’re worried...

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03 Sep Why and When Compression Socks are Recommended

Do You Need to Wear Compression Socks? Do you stand on your feet all day? Do you take frequent airline flights? If your lifestyle puts you at risk for circulation problems in your legs, consider wearing compression socks. What Are Compression Socks? Compression socks or stockings are soft,...

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27 Apr Why are feet so Vulnerable to Diabetes?

Managing Diabetes-Related Foot Problems We all need to take care of our feet, but people with diabetes need to be especially careful. Every year, more than 70,000 people with diabetes lose a lower limb to amputation caused by diabetic foot diseases. The good news is that...

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