Month: June 2018

What a Callus Really is and How We Can Help

What Really is a Callus? A callus is an area of thickened skin that forms as a response to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation. Calluses are usually pale in color or may even resemble a yellow tint. They feel harder than the skin around them and are typically less sensitive to touch. A callus […]

5 Simple Stretches for Happy Ankles

The risk of an ankle sprain increases with age when supporting muscles weaken and there is a lack of care to stretch, engage and strengthen the ankle ligaments and structure. As dooming as this may sound, you can help prevent not only ankle sprains, but a weakening ankle system all together with simple stretching and […]

7 Ways to Avoid Athlete’s Foot

This month summer officially begins and with warmer temperatures comes less protection for our feet. With many of us visiting public beaches, pools, gyms and more frequently walking around barefoot, there is a greater chance of contracting a nasty fungus, namely: athlete’s foot. What is Athlete’s Foot? Athlete’s foot is a highly contagious fungal infection […]

Dangers of Flip-Flops: America's Favorite Summer Shoe

With temperatures rising, our wardrobes change significantly, and footwear is no exception. Before you grab your flip-flops, we urge you to take caution when choosing your every-day “shoes” this summer. Long term flip-flop use can not only be bad for your feet, but can also effect other parts of your body from your ankles and […]