Finding the Right Running Shoe

Published on January 16th, 2020

If you need a pair of running shoes, but you’re confused by the bewildering range of choices, we can help. Finding the shoes that will be best for you is easier than you may think if you keep two basic considerations in mind, the cushion level and your arch type. Cushion level With cushioning, you […]

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How to Determine Your Foot Arch Type

Published on January 16th, 2020

If you’re thinking of buying a new pair of shoes, especially athletic shoes for your exercise program, it’s a good idea to know your arch type before you buy. You can easily determine your arch type by using the “wet test.” The wet test • Pour a small amount of water into a shallow pan. […]

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Gout: Causes and Prevention Tips

Published on December 17th, 2019

Gout is actually a form of arthritis caused by an excess amount of uric acid in the blood. Uric acid comes from two sources – our bodies and our diet. Extra amounts of uric acid usually filter through the kidneys and get passed in our urine. If the body produces too much uric acid or […]

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Dry Flaky Feet Could Indicate Thyroid Problems

Published on December 17th, 2019

Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that is draped across the front of your windpipe. Place your fingers on each side of your Adam’s apple, swallow, and you will feel your thyroid gland sliding under your fingers.  Small as it is, the thyroid gland is extremely important as it controls the growth and metabolism […]

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Cannabidiol (CBD) & Diabetic Foot Pain

Published on December 17th, 2019

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) levels can injure nerves throughout your body, but diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet, a condition known as peripheral neuropathy, also known as diabetic foot pain. Symptoms cover a wide spectrum, […]

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