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Don't Let Jack Frost Bite You Feb 8th, 2022

What is Frostbite? When the capillaries in your fingers and toes and the top of your nose get cold, blood flow to these areas decreases. Frostbite is when tissues literally freeze in your body. Ice crystals form inside the cells. This will limit the blood supply and oxygen to the...

SUMMER SALE - 20% OFF All In-Stock Shoes Jul 29th, 2018

It's official, I have a blog and I know how to use it. I have finally decided to take the plunge and add a blog to my site. I always wanted an easy way to share information with visitors and I'm super excited to start this journey. Keep coming back...

Medicare Diabetic Shoe Program Sep 18th, 2012

MEDICARE APPROVED DIABETIC SHOE PROGRAM YOU CAN QUALIFY IF YOU ARE COVERED UNDER MEDICARE PART B AND HAVE ALL THREE OF THESE CONDITIONS:  1. YOU HAVE DIABETES AND;  2. YOU HAVE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: *PARTIAL OR COMPLETE FOOT AMPUTATION *PAST FOOT ULCERS *CALLUSES OF EITHER FOOT...

Vascular Testing, Ankle Brachial Index Jun 25th, 2012

WHAT IS P.A.D. ?  Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) occurs when there is a build up of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries of the lower extremities, causing decreased blood flow to the legs and feet. WHAT IS AN A.B.I. TEST? A.B.I. or Ankle-Brachial Index is a non-invasive, pain-free test. The...

Plantar Fasciitis Jun 15th, 2012

What is Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) involves pain and inflammation of a thick, ligament-like band of tissue, called the plantar fascia, that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. This band pulls on the heel bone, raising the arch of...

Plantar Warts Jun 5th, 2012

What are Plantar Warts? A wart is an infection caused by a virus, which can enter your skin through small breaks or cuts. Warts are one of several soft tissue conditions of the foot that can be quite painful. Over time, the wart develops into a hard, rough growth on...

Fractures Strains and Sprains May 29th, 2012

Stress Fracture of the Foot and Ankle A stress fracture is a small break or crack in the bone. Stress fractures may develop from overuse, such as from high-impact sports like football, distance running or basketball. Most stress fractures occur in the weight-bearing bones of the foot and lower leg....

Apophysitis Apr 30th, 2012

Apophysitis Unlike the heel spurs that occur in adults, heel pain is very unusual in children. For the children who do get heel pain, the most common cause is an irregularity to the growing area at the back of the heel bone where the large achilles tendon attaches to it....

Take Care of Your Feet Everyday Apr 9th, 2012

Take Care of Your Feet Check your feet every day for sores, red marks, hot spots, blisters, or any unusual condition that was not there the day before. If you cannot pull your feet up to look at them, use a mirror or have someone else hold it up for...