Foot Myths: Don’t Believe Everything You Hear

The myths we perpetuate about health care are often quite humorous, like jumping up and down on one foot to cure hiccups. But many foot treatment myths can be harmful and dangerous. Here are a few that we want to

Tips to avoid a flip-flop fiasco

DO’S: Do shop for a flip-flop made of high-quality, soft leather. Leather minimizes the potential for blisters and other types of irritation. Do look for flip-flops that hold APMA’s Seal of Acceptance, such as those made by SOLE and Orthaheel. Evaluated

Women’s common foot problems

Let’s admit it, ladies. We abuse our feet. We put a lot of stress and strain on our lower extremities, and we don’t take nearly as good care of them as we should. Based on our need to be fashionable,

Shoe inserts: what are they?

You’ve seen them at the grocery store and at the mall. You’ve probably even seen them on TV and online. Shoe  inserts are any kind of non-prescription foot support  designed to be worn inside a shoe. Pre-packaged arch  supports are

Outsmarting Diabetes

Our lives are surrounded by “smart” technology — smartphones, smart cars, and smart sensors. Now, today’s podiatrist is saving limbs and lives with smart medicine. Regular care from a podiatrist can help reduce amputation rates between 45 and 85 percent.