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  • What You Wear Can Hurt You
    When it comes to feet, we are often our own worst enemies. From high heels to pointy toes, our shoes often pinch, pressure, and bind. Bunions, corns, and calluses are just a Read more
  • Women’s Traveling Feet Feel the Pain
    Researchers recently found a strong link between packing uncomfortable shoes and suffering foot pain while traveling. Young women are the most common victims of foot pain on the road. Not Read more
  • Your Legs are Different Lengths?
    You are at the tailor having your pants altered when the tailor informs you of the discrepancy in your leg length or, if you go to a bad tailor, they Read more
  • Anatomy of A Shoe
    There’s a lot more to a shoe than some people think. Here’s an outline of the parts that make up a typical shoe: Outsole: The bottom of the shoe, usually made of carbon Read more
  • If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit…Make the Foot Fit the Shoe??
    As the fashion trends for shoes continuously change, these changes are very persuasive in convincing women they need to change their appearance in order to wear them. As this is Read more
  • How to Make Orthotics Look Good
    I’ve been in quite a pickle lately. I’ve had a rather uncomfortable knee injury happen which I only aggravated during my half marathon and then again during our last 5k Read more
  • Shoe Selection
    Choosing the “right” shoe for walking, or any activity for that matter, can prevent needless foot related injuries and discomfort. If the average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, Read more
  • Pointy Shoe Problems
    High-heeled shoes have long been know to contribute to foot disorders like bunions ,corns , calluses , and hammertoes . But now that high heels are getting pointier than ever— about 20% pointier— Read more
  • Obese Children are More Prone to Leg, Ankle and Foot Injury
    A new pediatric study reveals that obese children are more prone to leg, ankle, and foot injury than other children their age. Dr. Wendy J. Pomerantz of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Ohio and Read more
  • Sports Injuries & Children
    If your children are playing sports this fall, pay attention to six tips that could protect them from serious ankle injuries. Every fall season, foot and ankle surgeons see an increase Read more
  • First Aid for Your Child’s Ankle Sprain
    Before you know it, the spring season for the Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Association will be in full swing and excited kids will be running around, kicking the ball, and Read more
  • People Running Backwards
    Apparently a new technique to avoid injury and to help recover from common injuries is to run in reverse. You might have tried this (by walking) on the treadmill a Read more
  • Metatarsal Fractures
    In the US, there are approximately 206,000 metatarsal (toe) fractures every year! 5th metatarsal fractures represent 68% if all metatarsal fractures. For the Jones Fracture, a common type of 5th metatarsal Read more
  • Fact or Fiction: There Is Nothing You Can Do For a Broken Toe?
    Your alarm clock, conveniently located on the other side of your room, starts buzzing bright and early. No need to turn on the light…you know the way, BAM! You walk, Read more
  • Foot Fractures May Signal Osteoporosis
    A small foot fracture may be the first sign of osteoporosis, according to a study conducted by Ohio State University researchers. The study also demonstrated that several men studied as Read more
  • Bette Midler’s Green Toe??
    Bette Midler made her way over to Texas for a Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas event and wasn’t able to tolerate the state’s footwear. Apparently cowboy boots aren’t made for Read more