Foot Biomechanics 101

Foot Biomechanics 101

The study of how the foot moves through the gait cycle is called foot biomechanics. This is important in making sure your feet do not overpronate or over-supinate so the feet absorb shock when they hit the ground and propel forward movement properly. If the foot...
Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It occurs when a thick band of tissue, plantar fascia, that runs from the toes to the heel under the foot becomes inflamed. It causes a stabbing pain when you get up in the morning, but usually...
Reasons to Rotate Your Running Shoes

Reasons to Rotate Your Running Shoes

Anyone who takes up running as a way to keep fit is well advised by experts to make sure they have the proper shoes for that activity. But in some cases, one pair of running shoes may not be enough. In fact, it is suggested that anyone running more than four or more...
Stress Fractures in the Heel

Stress Fractures in the Heel

People who are serious about protecting their foot health ought to be familiar with stress fractures. A stress fracture can affect the bones of the feet and lower legs. It occurs typically when a bone develops a crack or break due to repeated pressure, trauma, or...
The Dangers of Wearing Flip Flops

The Dangers of Wearing Flip Flops

People enjoy wearing flip flops, especially during the summer. They can be stylish, are easy to put on and take off, they expose feet to the air, and keep feet free from athlete’s foot. But flip flops also have negative health effects. Flip flops are loose and do not...
Are You Suffering From Ingrown Toenails?

Are You Suffering From Ingrown Toenails?

If left untreated, an ingrown toenail can lead to more serious concerns, such as an infection. Knowing proper nail care can help in the prevention of an ingrown toenail. Give us a call, and get treated!