Archive for 'Foot Pain Prevention' Category

Plantar Fasciitis Victims: Professional Athletes

Sep 4th, 2013 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Plantar Fasciitis Victims: Professional Athletes

Looks like plantar fasciitis struck another victim, this time, professional baseball player Albert Pujols’.  As one of the most common foot conditions in the country, affecting people of all ages whether their active in sports or not, plantar fasciitis can literally stop you in your tracks and slow down your mobility. Several professional athletes have […]

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Improve Body Alignment Naturally

Aug 27th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | 1

Think of your own body alignment compared to that of a car. When your car’s alignment is off gas mileage efficiency is reduced while wear and tear increases, as well as the chance of developing more problems. The same is true for your feet! Improper foot alignment causes stress on feet, increases foot fatigue, and […]

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Teachers Need Shoes Too – $20 Off + Free Shipping

Aug 9th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Teachers Need Shoes Too – $20 Off + Free Shipping

Teachers, don’t start the school year without proper footwear to keep feet comfortable and improve alignment. Save on shoes for back-to-school this weekend at HealthyFeetStore.com with $20 off orders of $100 or more* plus free shipping.** Prevent foot fatigue throughout the school day with stylish orthopedic footwear that support feet. Softwalk women’s shoes are ultra […]

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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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Pregnancy Foot Pain Prevention and Care

Jan 11th, 2013 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Pregnancy Foot Pain Prevention and Care

During pregnancy it’s common for women to experience foot problems they never encountered before. Over-pronation (flat feet) and edema (swelling of feet) often develop during pregnancy. Natural weight gain puts added pressure on the knees and ankles, which can lead to heel pain, arch pain, and ball-of-foot pain. But foot pain and discomfort can be […]

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The Art of Standing

Dec 27th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on The Art of Standing

The negative effects of sitting became a hot topic in health in 2012, as more research affirmed that sitting is bad for your health. Researchers found that sitting for long periods of time increased the risk of diabetes, heart disease and kidney disease.  A 2010 American Cancer Society study found that sitting more than six […]

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Which arch support is right for my foot?

Dec 12th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Which arch support is right for my foot?

  It’s important to know your arch type in order to find the proper footwear that best fits your needs, which will improve your foot health, comfort, balance, stability, body alignment, and more. Your foot arch is formed by the tarsal and metatarsal bones in the foot which help the body to bear weight, as […]

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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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Shoe Lacing Tips

Oct 4th, 2012 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Shoe Lacing Tips

Are you lacing your shoes correctly? Did you know that there are shoe lacing techniques that can not only reduce foot pain, but also prevent injuries and certain foot problems from occurring? Below, you'll find a video that explains the proper way to tie a knot, and you'll find graphics, thanks to our friends at […]

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Customize Kids' Soccer & Football Cleats with Arch Supports

Aug 16th, 2012 by Jenna Goldberg | Comments Off on Customize Kids' Soccer & Football Cleats with Arch Supports

As fall approaches, parents pull out back-to-school shopping lists and enroll kids in their fall/winter sports. From All-American athletes to second string, every player needs to be healthy in order to perform at their best. Improve your kids’ foot health and the quality of their soccer and football cleats with arch support insoles and orthotics. […]

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