Month: January 2017

Foot Fitness During Pregnancy

If you or a family member is expecting a child soon, you know that it’s a time to really focus on your health. Take your vitamins and iron, keep a fitness routine – with your doctor’s permission – and rest as much as possible to prepare for your new arrival. But are you taking enough […]

Flat Shoes Can Cause Foot Problems for Women

We’ve written before about the problems associated with wearing high heels for long periods (see our blog on the risks of wearing high heels). But switching from high heels to just any type of flat shoe may not be the right solution. Some types of flats potentially can cause foot health problems. Flat Shoes May […]

Men Are at Risk of Osteoporosis Too!

You’ve probably seen the ads on television with actors Blythe Danner or Sally Field advertising osteoporosis medications. Well it may surprise you, but men can get osteoporosis too. For men, this medical condition occurs later in life and they experience fewer fractures, including ankle and foot fractures, from osteoporosis. However, men are much more likely […]