Common Foot and Ankle Injuries While Playing Golf

Golf season is in full swing – pun intended – and that means golfers are putting a lot of stress on their feet when they’re on the course. Today, we take a look at some common foot and ankle injuries that occur while golfing. The Swing’s Role As you might have guessed, the majority of […]

Which Shoes Make Foot Problems Worse?

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If you have a current foot problem, you want to take steps to help relieve pain and symptoms, not exacerbate them. The problem is, most people don’t even realize that they are making their current foot condition worse. Today, with the help of an awesome infographic from Cleveland Clinic, we explore how your shoes are […]

How To Treat A Toenail Infection

Toenail Infection

Unless we’re cutting our toenails, we usually don’t give them a second thought, but that can change the moment you get a toenail infection. Toenail infections can be painful and lead to bigger problems if left untreated, so it’s important to attack the issue head on. Today, we take a closer look at toenail infections, […]

Too Much Cushion Could Lead To Extra Pushin’

Maximalist Shoes

A new study found that maximalist shoes – running shoes designed with extra cushion to alleviate impact stress – could actually set you up for injury, contrary to manufacturer claims. We’ve talked about minimalist shoes on the blog before, but we’ve never really looked at the opposite side of the spectrum. Where minimalist shoes are designed […]

Obese Americans Now Outnumber Overweight Americans

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Americans have reached a a big milestone, and not in a good way. A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the number of obese Americans now outnumbers those who are merely overweight. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine examined data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to come to their […]