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  • Did Wearing Flip Flops ALL Summer Cause Your Heel + Arch Pain?

    Did Wearing Flip Flops ALL Summer Cause Your Heel + Arch Pain?

    Do you love flip flops? Well, hate to break it to you, but they might be the root of your heel pain, a.k.a. plantar fasciitis. Yes, wearing those thin sandals or squishy flip flops all summer long might be the reason why you’re struggling with heel pain this winter. Before you give up on your favorite shoes altogether, read on to learn how to make flip flops work for you – and your feet.

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  • How to Heal Plantar Fasciitis While Running

    How to Heal Plantar Fasciitis While Running

    It's no secret that plantar fasciitis is a common runner's affliction. Achilles tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, and even runner's knee can sideline runners for weeks or months, but plantar fasciitis is often the most stubborn injury to overcome. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help with plantar fasciitis pain while you run. Check out these tips below!

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  • Women

    Women's Foot Health: Why High Heels Are Bad for Your Feet

    Did you know that women are four times more likely to develop foot problems than men? I have two words for you: high heels. There’s no denying that high heels make us feel powerful, confident, and sexy. But those same sky-high stilettos can actually be pretty bad for our foot health. If you want to keep your feet healthy and pain-free, it might be time to ditch the high heels and opt for a more comfortable option instead. Keep reading to learn more about the negative effects of high heels and discover some better options for shoes that will still make you look fabulous.

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  • Can Kids Have Heel Pain?

    Can Kids Have Heel Pain?

    You're out and about with your little one, enjoying a day at the park. Suddenly they start limping and complain of heel pain. Or maybe your child no longer wants to participate in activities. What could it be? Is their heel hurting because they're growing so fast? Heel pain does not just occur in adults with plantar fasciitis, but is a common problem in kids, especially during growth spurts.

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  • 3 Simple Ankle Exercises To Improve Your Balance

    You are walking in the yard to play with your children or grandchildren and, then, all of a sudden, you step into a hole and lose your balance. In this situation, your body naturally reacts to what is happening to it.

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  • Benefits of a foot massage

    Your feet work hard for you every day. Just like your neck, back, and shoulders, your feet can also benefit from a regular rubdown.

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  • Treat your job as a Sport

    Remember your glory days when you spent hours upon hours playing ball with your friends or on a team representing your school?

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  • Do you stand all day at your job?

    When your job requires you to stand on your feet for 8 or more hours a day, your day is filled with challenges. This is especially for those that work in a factory setting, like at Toyota, or in a hospital setting, teachers, etc.

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  • Top 3 Cheapest Ways Factory Workers Can Make Their Feet Feel Better

    There’s no question that factory work is physically exhausting, and extended periods of time spent on your feet in steel-toe boots take their toll.

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  • Orthotics don’t help?? But i thought…

    I love to see patients' faces when I tell them orthotics can't help their issue. Their jaws drop and the look of incredulity is priceless. But you said…but I thought…wait…orthotics DON'T help? Then why did you prescribe them? I then explain that orthotics can't...

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