20 08, 2017

How To Take Care Of Your Feet As A Diabetic

By | August 20th, 2017|Diabetic Foot Care, Prevention and Care|0 Comments

Almost 30 million children and adults have diabetes in the United States, from a recent report from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). They also found an additional 80 million individuals who are considered pre-diabetic. One of the major areas of concern in our diabetic population is foot health. Diabetic foot complications are the leading cause of hospital admission among the diabetic [...]

15 07, 2017

Why You Should Be Looking At Your Feet Daily

By | July 15th, 2017|Prevention and Care|0 Comments

Let's be honest - when was the last time you looked at your feet? Visual inspection can alert you to upcoming complications. It is recommended you make a visual inspection of your feet once a daily. Put a small mirror on the floor if it is difficult to see the soles of your feet. As you [...]

10 06, 2017

List Of The Top 5 Common Foot Problems

By | June 10th, 2017|Foot and Ankle Conditions|0 Comments

It is estimated that by the age of 70 the average person has walked approximately 26,000 miles! Our feet take quite a beating which causes many changes in our foot structure and gait over time. Some of the most common foot problems which may lead you to seek treatment from your podiatrist are explained [...]

5 05, 2017

How to Prevent Falling

By | May 5th, 2017|Prevention and Care|0 Comments

2.5 million individuals over the age of 65 are treated in emergency rooms each year for fall-related injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As we age there is a steady and consistent increase in accidental deaths as a result of falling. Some of the more common causes of falls include [...]

17 03, 2017

Shoes: Which are Best for Your Feet?

By | March 17th, 2017|Footwear|0 Comments

It has been reported up to 75% of individuals over the age of 65 wear shoes which are too SMALL. Shoes that are too BIG can lead to many foot complications as well.  The problem arises from where the shoes bend. When you look for shoes you want to buy make sure the shoes [...]