5 Easy Things To Do For Heel Pain

  Does it hurt when you first step down in the morning or after long periods of inactivity? Does it feel like you’re walking on a rock? Do you want to massage a certain spot in your arch? All of these could be heel pain or plantar fasciitis. Ice & Stretches Supportive Shoes (Not Converse!) Custom Orthotics/Arch Support Night... Read More

Common Causes Of Dry, Cracked Heels

  It’s that time of the year, when everyone is sporting his or her new favorite sandals or flip-flops. It’s also the time that people start noticing how dry and cracked their heels are! Even though, we live in Southern California and can wear minimal footwear almost year round, for some reason, summer is when people want their feet to look and feel good!   Dry, cracked heels are a common affliction... Read More

Why Do I Have Cold Feet?

  Suffering from cold feet is miserable. There are many things that can cause you to suffer from cold feet, some more serious than others. Themost common include:   Poor Circulation   Nervous System Disorders   Hypothyroidism   Diabetes   Arteriosclerosis   Peripheral Vascular Disease   Raynaud’s Phenomenon   Vitamin Deficiencies   Neuropathy   Chronic... Read More

Are Bunions Hereditary?

There is an ongoing debate about whether or not shoes cause bunions or if they are hereditary. There is no “bunion gene” in the human genome, however, there is a hereditary predisposition. Bunions often develop from hypermobility which is a condition in which the ligaments are loose and thus do not hold the metatarsal in place. Another theory is that a tight Achilles tendon can lead to bunions. Stretchy... Read More

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