Month: June 2011

Protecting your feet from summer injuries

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 15, 2011 / Comments Off on Protecting your feet from summer injuries

Injuries to your feet are more prevalent during the summer due to increased outdoor activities. This increases your chance of heel pain, muscle pain, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, bursitis, Achilles tendinitis, runner’s knee, as well as several others. To avoid injuries or alleviate pain you may consider custom orthotics or inserts that provide…

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Protect your feet from summer’s heat

By Dr. Nicole Freels / June 13, 2011 / Comments Off on Protect your feet from summer’s heat

During the summer your feet need special attention. Summer presents a challenge for keeping your feet cool while in extremely hot weather conditions. The combination of heat and humidity aids in the growth of bacteria, so protecting your feet will help significantly. How to protect your feet: Moisture Management- It is important to manage moisture…

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