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When to see a podiatrist

You may be experiencing pain in your feet, ingrown or discoloured skin/nails, corns, skin rashes, foot odour, foot injuries, broader health problems such as diabetes or arthritis, recurrent tripping or falling, problems fitting comfortably in your regular shoes; if you notice swelling, lumps, or redness on your feet or legs or you are experiencing foot […]

Are Calluses Actually Bad for Your Feet? See What Podiatrists Say

Have you noticed a hardening or thickening of your skin underfoot? Wondering what it is? While typically there is little need to be alarmed, calluses should be kept in check to prevent health issues from developing. Calluses may be unsightly or even annoying, but that doesn’t mean they’re always bad for your health since they […]

Standing at work: 5 exercises to strengthen your lower body and build endurance

When it comes to standing all day for work, it’s not just supportive shoes and breaks that help us avoid pain and injury — strengthening your lower body can help build your endurance. Here are 5 simple and quick exercises that will help to strengthen your lower limbs and core, and increase your ability to […]

Gear Up With the Right Running Shoes

Finding the best-fitting shoe among the numerous choices at your local running store isn’t always easy. To ensure you walk out a happy customer, you need to make sure the shoe fits properly from heel to toe and that it feels comfortable with your regular running stride. This article provides some great information about shoe […]

Exercises to Stretch and Strengthen your Calf Muscles

When your foot strikes the ground, the functional stability of the whole kinetic chain relies on a strong and agile base. Yet that base is often neglected in training routines. And while calf strength is important, stretching and mobility are critical as well. “The whole complex needs to work together all the way up the […]

For Healthy Aging, Strengthen Your Feet

Everything is connected in life—even in our bodies. That means we shouldn’t overlook any part of our bodies when it comes to health, including our oft-neglected feet. In fact, our feet could be considered the foundation of our physical wellness, particularly as we age.