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Smelly Feet

Smelly Feet

by Anna Heston • October 29, 2020

Foot odor is a common complaint for people of all ages ranging from young kids to the elderly. Many people assume that foot odor is caused by sweat or poor hygiene.

Foot Stretches

Foot Stretches

by Anna Heston • October 22, 2020

Stretching is a wonderful way to help your feet because it is free, you can do it any time, and it has a low risk of injury.  Studies  have shown that the combination of stretching and shoe insoles can help improve foot health, especially for those suffering from plantar fasciitis.

How To Measure Feet

How To Measure Your Feet

by Anna Heston • October 15, 2020

It might seem obvious that it is important to know your shoe size but the truth is, many people wear shoes that don’t fit well or only know their correct size for one or two brands.

Calluses On Feet

Calluses On Feet

by Anna Heston • October 08, 2020

Most of us are familiar with calluses. They can form most anywhere of the body but are often found on the bottoms of feet. They feel like thick, rough skin and, though some people don’t really mind them, others would rather they went away.

Toe box

What is a Toe Box?

by Anna Heston • October 01, 2020

The toe box of the shoe is the area of the shoe that houses your toes, or the front section of the shoe. Some shoes have a wide, squared-off toe box and others can have a narrow, pointed toe box.

What Are Antioxidants?

What Are Antioxidants?

by Anna Heston • September 24, 2020

You’ve likely heard that certain foods are high in antioxidants and probably know that antioxidants are a good thing but most people have no idea what they really are.

Cancer And Neuropathy

Cancer And Neuropathy

by Anna Heston • September 17, 2020

Cancer, and often the treatments for cancer, can cause a condition called  peripheral neuropathy (PN) that can affect the extremities and cause numbness and pain.

seated calf stretch

Stretches For Plantar Fasciitis

by Anna Heston • September 10, 2020

The plantar fascia, or the ligament that runs across the bottom of your foot, can cause some major issues if it becomes too tight or torn. If you’re one of the many people who suffer from plantar fasciitis, there are things you can do to ease your pain.

The Benefits of Hiking

The Benefits of Hiking

by Anna Heston • September 03, 2020

There is something intrinsically calming about being surrounded by nature, even a short trip to a park can change the pace of the day. While there are many outdoor activities to choose from, hiking has its own unique benefits.

Foot Overpronation

Foot Overpronation

by Anna Heston • August 27, 2020

One of the most common issues that people run into is called overpronation. Overpronation is when the arch of the foot collapses downward toward the ground causing the foot to roll inward.

What is HIIT?

What is HIIT?

by Anna Heston • August 20, 2020

You may have seen the acronym “HIIT” in other articles and not known what it means. The letters stand for High Intensity Interval Training.

Magnesium for Leg Cramps

Magnesium for Leg Cramps

by Anna Heston • August 13, 2020

Leg cramps are a common issue and are associated with a number of different environmental conditions. People can experience leg cramps while exercising, during pregnancy, or just as a chronic condition that seems to be worse in the evening.