2020

Stress and Anxiety Could be Causing Your Foot Pain

Have you ever thought about the children who will be in history class 50 years from now learning about the year 2020? Pandemic, grief, loss, masks, division, social distancing, no toilet paper and one of the craziest elections to date. For many, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years of their lives. Even […]

How to Have a Gout-Free Thanksgiving

For many of us, this year’s Thanksgiving day may look a little different. With traveling on an ‘as needed’ basis and many families avoiding large gatherings, you may find yourself in a world of overindulgence to make up for missing your loved ones! We encourage you to enjoy ALL the food you want this Thanksgiving, […]

Should I See a Podiatrist? 8 Signs It’s Time

Most people instinctively know when it’s time to go to their family Doctor or bring their child to one. Whether it be a high fever or abnormal aches and pains, we are all quick to recognize when it’s time to make an appointment. However, fewer people are aware of the signs that suggest they would benefit […]

ALL NEW KT TAPE and Achilles Tendonitis

What is Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendonitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles tendon which is the band of tissue that is found in the back of your foot connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. Achilles tendonitis most commonly occurs in runners who have suddenly increased the intensity of their run or in […]

It’s Hot Out – Why Are My Feet So Cold?

Thankfully, Georgia winters are pretty mild, and freezing temperatures aren’t our nemesis. However; for some, cold feet are something they just can’t shake through the seasons. Are you, or someone you know, always asking — “Why are my feet always cold?” Having cold feet all of the time is an indicator of an underlying issue […]

Quarantine Plantar Fasciitis – Heel Pain

GOT HEEL PAIN? We hope that you all are in good health and that you’ve made the best of this “season of quarantine”.  For some of us, this permissible time at home has given us the rest and healing that we’ve needed, for others however; this time at home has made us stagnant, stiff and […]

Stay Healthy Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

With COVID-19 evolving into a pandemic, we thought it would be good to share some guidelines to abide by and even some extra fun ways to stay physically and mentally healthy during this time. Guidelines From The CDC Wash your hands thoroughly and use alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Stay home […]

Foot Cramps – Why They Happen and What To Do

Foot cramps can seem to come out of no where, but when they happen they can stop you right in your tracks and be very painful for a period of time. A sudden contraction of a muscle in your foot or leg is not usually something to worry about, but it is typically indicative of an […]