Caring for Your Feet

Keep Your Feet Pain-Free All Summer

When it comes to foot pain, the most important thing to remember is that it isn't random. There is always a clear reason for your discomfort. This is especially the case during the summer. There are a number of poor habits that only increase your chances of discomfort. Make sure you know what these risks are to keep your feet comfortable all summer long. Poor Support Summer is all about being casual, which generally means more flip-flops. Read More 

How Weak Ankles Contribute To Flat Feet And Plantar Fasciitis And How You Can Fix This Problem

If you have ever had a doctor or podiatrist tell you that you have weak ankles, you may be wondering what that actually means. You might also be surprised to learn that weak ankles contribute to other disorders of the feet, including plantar fasciitis. If you are constantly experiencing pain in the bottoms of your feet, you probably have plantar fasciitis, but your weakened ankles may be making it much worse. Read More 

Conquering The Shin Splint

Just the name "shin splint" sounds painful. Surprisingly, you may have one and not even realize what it is. If you are experiencing pain on your inner tibia above the shin, you probably have this injury. You do not have to suffer indefinitely with it, however. You can speed your recovery by following a few guidelines and then learn how to prevent its recurrence. Causes The cause of many shin splints can be prevented. Read More 

Answers About Plantar Fasciitis, A Painful Foot Condition

If you have been experiencing foot pain that's near your heel, then this pain may be caused by a condition called plantar fasciitis. In order to determine whether or not you may have plantar fasciitis and to learn how you can deal with the pain, you want to read these answers to some commonly asked questions regarding the condition. What causes plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis occurs when the tendon that runs along your foot gets injured. Read More 

Why Controlling Your Blood-Glucose Level Is Important For The Health Of Your Feet

If you have diabetes, your regular doctor probably stresses the importance of controlling your blood-glucose levels every time you see him or her. This is because your blood-glucose levels have a lot to do with your health, and when your levels are high too often, you are more prone to developing a variety of problems, including neuropathy. If you develop neuropathy, you may experience problems with your feet. Here are several things you should understand about the correlation between your blood-glucose levels and the health of your feet. Read More 

About Me

Caring for Your Feet

I am blessed to have an amazing mom. When I was a kid, she worked a job she hated in order to provide financially for me and my younger sister. Now that I’m an adult, she still worries about my desires more than she does her own needs. Sadly, my loving mom suffers from diabetes. She must take medication daily to control her illness. She also has to limit the amount of foods containing refined sugar that she eats. Like other diabetics, she also needs to monitor the condition of her feet on a regular basis. On this blog, I hope you will discover the reasons diabetics should visit a podiatrist. Enjoy!

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