Foot Healers Blog

No Sweat!

Sweaty feet can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. When sweating becomes excessive, it’s called hyperhidrosis. It’s more common in men than in women, and more common in young adults than older adults. Causes Excessive sweating of the feet seems to be an inherited problem. No one knows exactly why it occurs, but people who sweat […]

Show Your Feet Some ‘Love’ during Tennis Season!

Dust off that racket and slip on those shoes, it’s tennis season! Tennis provides a total aerobic body workout, and regular play is a relatively safe and enjoyable way to stay fit.  It’s a great way to get in shape for summer and have fun with the whole family.   Whether you’re an amateur or […]

Men Who Manicure

  No longer just for the woman who wants to update her toenail polish, pedicures have become a trend for even the most masculine of men, like Tim Tebow and Dwayne Wade.   However, these men probably do without the scented soap and sparkling nail polish. Rather, athletes and anyone who lives an active lifestyle […]

April Is National Foot Health Awareness Month!

Are you aware of how amazing your feet are?!  In honor of National Foot Health Awareness Month, we think it’s about time you knew how really great they are.   The human foot is a biological masterpiece. Its strong, flexible, and functional design enables it to do its job well and without complaint—if you take […]

High Blood Pressure and Foot Health

  As a member of the health care team, your doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM) is vitally concerned about hypertension (high blood pressure) and vascular disease (heart and circulatory problems). There are several reasons for this concern. First, because you are a patient, your podiatric physician and surgeon is interested in all aspects of your […]

The 4 Sure Signs You Need To See a Podiatrist

  The human foot, although comparatively small in relation, contains a quarter of all the bones in the body! Despite this fact, foot health is often overlooked or ignored by the average person. Due to this disregard, foot problems are among the most common health ills. You may be ignoring your feet if you are […]

Seven Tips for Your Feet at the Beach

Heading to the beach this summer? Follow these seven safety tips to keep your tootsies in tip-top shape!   1.)    Along with the rest of your body, apply sunscreen to your feet ankles to avoid sunburn. Re-apply if you’ve been swimming! 2.)    Watch out for jellyfish. These little sea creatures are hard to spot, and […]

7 Exercises for Fitter Feet

Learn seven exercises that will strengthen your feet and help prevent injuries. Toe Lifts Lift your big toe on its own, without the other toes lifting. Keep working on it until you are capable of doing it smoothly. Process to lifting each toe one at a time, until they are all in the air. Then, […]

Balance-Boosting Footwear Tips for Older People

Balance in all aspects of life is a good thing. We work hard but make time for fun, love our children while setting boundaries, and eat healthy to enjoy a sundae on Friday night. But mental equilibrium isn’t the only kind of balance that’s important in life. Good physical balance can help older people avoid […]