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January 20th through the 27th is Healthy Weight Week. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is to not focus on dieting or what the number on the scale says, but rather to practice mindful eating, moving your body in ways that make you feel good during and after the movements and practicing true self care.  […]

Survival Tips for Keeping your Feet Warm

Whether you’re an avid winter sports enthusiast or one that prefers to stay indoors at any sign of cold or wet weather, it is important to know how to keep your feet warm and dry.  When venturing out into the elements you may need something more than just a rain boot or a fancy knee-high. Here […]

12 Days of Ugly Sweaters Contest

How to tell if you have athlete’s foot or psoriasis.

Do you have athlete’s foot or psoriasis? This is a common question, because the signs and symptoms of both conditions are similar.  To help you figure this out we have put together a quick sign and symptom tree to help determine whether you have the fungal infection commonly known as Athlete’s foot, or a genetic […]

An Eco-Friendly Approach to Gift Wrapping

If you’ve been trying to reduce your carbon foot print this year, another method for doing so can be in the way you wrap your gifts.  While it is very temping to take advantage of the cute wrapping papers on sale, stop and think about what you have at home that could work in its […]

How to Relieve Dry Skin with Exfoliants Found at Home

Dry skin, it happens to the best of us.  Dry skin can occur for several reasons and often becomes most prevalent during the summer and winter months where the air is most dry.  Removing dead skin cells helps to relieve the appearance of dry skin, encourage new cell production, as well as, prime the skin […]

Fall Leaf Porcupine Craft!

 Children enjoy animals and collecting things, so why not take this opportunity to make a fun porcupine from all of the fallen leaves they collect? Print out our spike-less porcupine on card stock here —-> PorcupineCraftpage then, head outside to collect your favorite leaves.  Attach your leaves to the porcupine with your favorite white glue and let […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is upon us and in just a few short days the streets will be filled with the familiar sounds of laughter and greetings of “trick or treat”. Halloween is all about having fun. Getting outside, dressed as your favorite super hero, goblin or ghost or humorous theme.  Let’s keep the holiday fun by following […]

Lisfranc Injuries- A Common Misdiagnosis

Some say that Lisfranc injuries are rare, but that may be due to the fact that up to 20% of Lisfranc injuries are misdiagnosed as a sprain by physicians. The reason for this may be the methods for determining the type of injury the patient has based on first evaluation. The different types of tests […]

How to Clean and Disinfect Your Nail Tools at Home

Raise your hand if you are guilty of not cleaning your nail clippers or callus removing tools after each use?  Do you think that just rinsing them off with hot water is enough? Sorry guys and gals, it is not!  We as humans carry bacteria on our bodies that when exposed to a cut in […]