What To Do About Heel Pain

Walking, running, and jumping can put a lot of pressure on the feet. Although the feet are sturdy and can handle large amounts of force, the pressure can build, and heel pain can develop. Walking, running, and jumping can put a lot of pressure on the feet. Although the feet are sturdy and can handle [...]

By |November 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

10 Ways to Keep Your Feet Warm on a Cold Weather Walk

Don't let cold feet keep you indoors during the winter. There is more to winter walking than just the treadmill. But your toes can get painfully cold, and you may even risk frostbite in bitter weather. While you want to keep your feet warm, you also want to avoid getting wet or sweaty feet, as that puts [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Booting Up: Don’t Forgo Foot Care During Winter

As people store their sandals and other airy summer shoes for the winter, they are probably not thinking about how their feet will adjust to boots. In fact, people in the colder parts of the country may not be considering their feet much at all since they will no longer be on public view. But [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails usually affect your big toe. Often you can take care of ingrown toenails on your own. If the pain is severe or spreading, [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

10 Tips For Finding The Right Shoes

When shopping for shoes, you want to have more than fashion in mind — you'll also want to consider function and keeping your feet in good shape. These 10 tips can help you choose the right shoes: Take a tracing of your foot with you. Place any shoe you think you might buy on top [...]

By |October 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Are You Wearing the Proper Footwear to Prevent a Fall?

Throughout your life, you often bought multiple pairs of shoes that ranged from sandals to sneakers, white to colorful alike. At a younger age, shoes were bought mostly to be fashionable and your shoe choice was based on what you were wearing that day. However, as we age, our focus begins to shift, and we [...]

By |October 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Exfoliate Your Feet for Amazing Foot Health

Keeping your skin healthy is great when you embark on a healthy lifestyle. Eating right and getting plenty of water can help with skincare, but exfoliation is another excellent idea. As far as foot care is concerned, exfoliation is wonderful to keep your feet healthy, clean, and happy. It is not too difficult and is [...]

By |October 2nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

4 Important Benefits of Manicures and Pedicures

Do you think of manicures and pedicures as just an occasional way of pampering yourself? Regular manicures and pedicures actually provide great benefits for your overall health and well being, especially in Maine’s cold and harsh winters. They also help keep hands looking young. Here are four benefits of manicures and pedicures: Increase blood circulation [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Ten Common Foot Problems

The feet take a lot of daily abuse from walking, running, jumping, and climbing, so naturally, they are subject to many different types of problems. From injuries to inflammation, several different types of damage and malfunctions can lead to foot problems. The feet are made of up 26 bones each, making them one of the most [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Cracked Heels

Cracked heels, also called “heel fissures,” are a fairly common foot condition.  For many people they are merely a nuisance or a cosmetic problem, but if the cracks are deep, they can be painful when you’re on your feet. Cracked heels may also bleed. Cracked heels generally are caused by dry skin (xerosis) and are [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments