Month: August 2012

Get your running feet ready!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 6, 2012 / Comments Off on Get your running feet ready!

Running is a great sport and great exercise. Some people even claim it’s better and cheaper than therapy! However, in order to keep your feet running, you need to keep your feet healthy! As a runner, your most important equipment is your feet. First, we suggest that you have a podiatrist that you visit regularly.…

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Don’t lose a toe to your lawnmower!

By Dr. Nicole Freels / August 2, 2012 / Comments Off on Don’t lose a toe to your lawnmower!

Did you know that thousands of people are injured while operating a lawnmower each year? Most commonly, it’s people who operate lawnmowers without shoes! Tiny abrasions, to deep cuts, even amputations are all results from lawnmower injuries. Preventing Lawnmower Injuries: 1. ALWAYS wear shoes, closed toe (no sandals) 2. Never cut wet grass 3. Keep…

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