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High Heels and Flip Flops Could Be A Painful Choice

There is a link between walking in high heels and flip flops ankle injuries. Especially when walking downstairs. But don’t think that the opposite is any better. Walking downstairs in flip flops is also a painful choice. This time in your lower leg instead of your ankle. Therefore, high heels and flip flops could be [...]

Dr. Alan MacGill, New Member of Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

We would like to start by congratulating, Dr. Alan MacGill, on his achievement and contributions at the Annual Scientific Conference. At the conference, he was installed as a new member of the Board of Directors for the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons.

9 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If you are living with diabetes, one of the best things you can do is to keep your blood sugar levels under control. However, if not properly managed, diabetes can result in severe complications, such as poor blood flow and nerve damage. And this can ultimately lead to diabetic ulcers in the feet, which can [...]

Common Football Injuries

If you play football, you know better than anyone that football is an injury-prone sport. Players are rough on the field. They tend to have little mercy. However, regardless of the helmets, braces, pads, and supports, wounds are typical. Therefore, football players tend to be more susceptible to injury. So, with that being said, what [...]

Are flat feet in children something to worry about?

When do Flatfeet Develop? Flat feet are most common in toddlers. By the age of 6, they usually will disappear. Children become less flexible at the age of 6, and their arches begin to develop. In fact, only 1 in 10 children with flatfeet does not develop arches. Unless the foot is painful or stiff, [...]

Foot Problems That Come With Aging

Time definitely takes a toll on all of us. As the years go by, our feet seem to become affected. Often due to the pressure of our footwear, our body weight, playful activities, sports, and age-related issues. These are age-related issues that include circulation problems. And these problems can affect our lower extremities and our [...]

When The Cause of Your Foot Pain is a Problem in Your Spine

Most people wouldn’t even think that there’s any relation between feet and spinal health. The truth is that certain physical conditions affecting your feet can have severe consequences in your spine, and vice versa. You can understand more clearly this complicated relationship if you know the trajectory of the sciatic nerve. And how weight loads [...]