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Spring into Support With Orthotics for your Sandals

Spring has finally arrived! As the weather begins to get hotter, spring sandals become the shoes of choice. This year’s trends are varied. You might try an oil-rubbed leather, or maybe you prefer color blocking and wide straps. Whatever your favorite sandal style, comfort is key. If you wear orthotics in your shoes, you might […]

What to look for in a walking shoe

Are you in search of a new pair of walking shoes, but you just aren’t sure what features to look for?  With a plethora of options, shopping for a new pair of shoes can be overwhelming.  To help you find the right walking shoe for your feet, we’ve put together a guide to assist you […]

How to Prevent and Treat and Ingrown Toenail

California is known for our never-ending summers, but an unsightly and painful ingrown toenail can put a damper your plans. While it is only March, summer will be here before you know it.   This common foot condition is easy to prevent and easy to treat, so you can stop wasting your time in pain and […]

A Caregiver’s Guide to Caring for Feet

While you do your best to care for your clients and improve the quality of their lives, sometimes there are areas of care which may be overlooked.  Among all the tasks that can be required of a caregiver an important one is keeping your client’s feet happy and healthy. Caring for your client’s feet is […]

Diabetic Care Team

Although your primary-care physician may have been the one to order a blood-glucose test, you need a team of professionals to guide you through all of diabetes’ medical details. Ideally your team will include your primary-care physician, an endocrinologist (a hormone specialist who understands the intricacies of insulin), a registered dietitian to help you fine-tune […]

Toenail repair- Acrylics vs. Keryflex

Important factors for you to consider before heading to the nail salon! If you have a bruised or damaged toenail, are experiencing yellow brittle nails, or have nails that just don’t grow “normally”, chances are you have been searching for a cosmetic option to fix them.  If you search for toenail repair, you have probably […]

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 […]