Categories Archives: Medical Issues

My New Favorite Slippers!

You can never have too many pairs of slippers – in my case, I end up leaving them all over the house! But let’s face it, you may go to all the trouble of getting amazing quality shoes with outstanding support, and what does the typical slipper have in terms of support? Not much. But […]

How to Choose an Insole

There are hundreds of insoles out there. Trying to figure out what best suits your needs can be completely confusing. What makes an insole an orthotic, and do you need that? Or do you just need something soft in your shoe? How do you make your feet feel better? Do you need a custom orthotic […]

Keeping Your Feet Soft and Smooth

It’s easy to ignore how your feet look during the cold-weather months when you hide your feet in your shoes. But during warm weather, sandals keep your feet visible. If you want to keep your feet looking their best, you don’t have to have weekly pedicures. There are some procedures you can do at home […]

Foot Pain and Other Problems Created by Diabetes

Diabetes, a disease involving too much glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream, can unfortunately cause many serious complications with patients’ feet.  Studies show that about 30% of diabetics older than 40 eventually develop foot problems. The two main issues that diabetics experience are diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease. Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetic Neuropathy occurs from chronically […]

How to Care for your Swollen Feet during Pregnancy

As an expectant mother, you glow as your belly grows and are busy making obstetrics appointments and anxiously nesting away. However, as your list of bodily discomforts builds trimester by trimester, you may find that the pain and soreness make their way down to your toes. Why Do Feet Swell During Pregnancy? An overwhelming majority […]