Archive for 'Maintaining Mobility' Category

A Day in the Life of Your Feet

Sep 18th, 2014 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on A Day in the Life of Your Feet

Your feet deserve a little more credit, don’t you think? After all, they get you to where you need to go, and they carry your entire body weight, every day! By being aware of your feet throughout the day you can help treat and prevent foot fatigue and pain. And no matter what time of day […]

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VIDEO: How To Measure Your Feet At Home

Jan 23rd, 2014 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on VIDEO: How To Measure Your Feet At Home

Measuring your feet is important for your foot health because feet continue growing and changing in size and width as you age. In fact, people over 40 tend to increase 1/2 a shoe size every 10 years. If this isn’t reason enough to measure your feet, 88% of women are wearing the wrong shoe size […]

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Still Standing at Work in 2014

Jan 13th, 2014 by John Almodovar | 1

Don’t sit for too long in 2014.  In fact, do what the HealthyFeetStore.com staff is doing – stand at work and be more active in the office. My standing quest started more than three years ago after I noticed numbness in my lower limbs and the lack of energy I felt throughout the day, plus, […]

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House Shoes for your Foot Condition

Nov 26th, 2013 by Ken Rahmes | 1

  Feet take a beating!  We walk on them, play and run hard, smash them head-on into table and chair legs, and wrap them in heavy socks with tight suffocating shoes.  It’s no wonder they occasionally complain.  And then there’s the genetic thing.  Some of us have narrow feet, others wide.  Some always seem to […]

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Diabetic Foot Care: A Beginner’s Guide

Nov 13th, 2013 by Ken Rahmes | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Care: A Beginner’s Guide

So you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes and are wondering what the future holds.  As this is Diabetes Awareness Month we’re going to touch on the basics of diabetic foot care and footwear options for diabetics.  Foot problems associated with diabetes are similar to those of normal feet.  They just require close attention.  The damage […]

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Halloween Trick or Treat Shoes for the Family

Oct 15th, 2013 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Halloween Trick or Treat Shoes for the Family

By guest blogger, Ken Rahmes It’s that time of year again.  Ghouls and goblins will soon be running, skipping, tricking and getting treats all around the neighborhood.  Mom, dad, even grandparents will be walking sidewalks, climbing porch steps, and crossing streets.  Flashlights may be employed.  Keeping up with the younger set and enjoying the experience […]

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Common Foot Problems in Your 40’s

Jul 10th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Common Foot Problems in Your 40’s

By guest blogger: Brooke Gifford, DPM   Although discomfort may occur as early as 30 years old, there are several foot conditions patients often develop and are aware of beginning in their 40’s. Heel pain, bunions, corns, calluses and clogged sweat glands are all foot conditions that people in midlife often experience. Most of these […]

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Food for Feet

Jan 10th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Food for Feet

Foot injuries, swollen feet from uncomfortable dress shoes, pregnancy, and diabetic foot problems can all cause feet to feel tired and uncomfortable. Boost your foot health by incorporating super foods into your diet to fight inflammation and improve circulation in feet. Eat what you like from the foods and herbs mentioned below and don’t worry […]

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Are you prediabetic?

Nov 15th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Are you prediabetic?

November is American Diabetes Month, a time during which the American Diabetes Association raises awareness of the disease and encourages Americans to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Now more than ever, it’s highly recommended that people evaluate their risk of developing diabetes and make lifestyle changes to improve health. One out of […]

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Diabetic Foot Care Tips for Winter

Oct 10th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Care Tips for Winter

Winter months require a little extra foot care for everyone, but diabetics especially need to keep feet healthy. Decreased circulation, dry skin, and spending time exposed to cold and wet conditions put diabetic feet at a higher risk for developing an infection or foot condition. This is all the more reason to pamper your feet […]

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