Archive for November, 2015

Flat Feet

Flat feet (pes planus) refer to a change in foot shape in which the foot does not have a normal arch when standing. It is a condition in which the longitudinal arch in the foot, which runs lengthwise along the sole of the foot, has not developed normally and is lowered or flattened out. One […]

Would I Benefit From Compression Stockings?

 Who benefits from wearing compression stockings? Those who spend a lot of time in a seated or standing position can benefit from compression, though anyone’s legs can feel better while wearing compression stockings. Compression stockings give the most benefit to individuals with the following leg complaints: Tired, aching, heavy feeling legs Leg swelling Varicose veins […]

Harvest Pear Blackberry Pie

Thanksgiving is next week have you thought of a delicious dessert to serve your family and friends after eating dinner? After everyone is stuffed from eating turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables and all the other yummy side dishes, there is always room for dessert. If you have not thought of a dessert, here is a quick […]

Diabetic Foot Care Dos & Don’ts

Diabetic Foot Care Dos Inspect your feet daily for any open wounds, blisters, swelling, or nail problems. Moisturize your feet regularly to avoid itching or cracking of the skin. Have periodic checks ups with your podiatrist to avoid any complications. Keep the blood flowing through your feet. Massage your feet, wiggle your toes, go on […]

Achilles Tendinitis

  Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone. “Unfortunately, it’s a commonly injured tendon. Many Achilles tendon injuries are caused by tendinitis, in which the tendon becomes swollen and painful. In a severe Achilles […]