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Preparing Your Feet for Sandal Weather

As we put the long winter behind us it is time to look forward to warm, spring days. Are your feet ready for sandal season? It’s common for the dry, cold winter season to have taken a toll on your feet, so now is the perfect time to get your feet in sandal shape with […]

Exercise During Pregnancy

Staying active during pregnancy is encouraged and healthy for both mama and baby, but it can be hard to know what types of exercise are safe. Learn about the many benefits of exercise, and tips for maintaining fitness throughout your pregnancy. Benefits: Promotes healthy weight gain Less back pain More energy Eases constipation Relieves stress […]

Getting Your Feet Ready for Spring Break

Spring break is an exciting opportunity for many to enjoy a relaxing vacation after a long cold winter. Many people ditch their winter boots and head south to warmer climates, but with the welcome change comes some foot and ankle conditions to watch out for. Avoid these common problems that arise during a warm getaway […]

March Madness 2017

The 2017 NCAA’s major basketball tournament March Madness has officially begun! College basketball garners a lot of attention during these few weeks, and it is always a time of excitement, upsets, disappointments and triumph for many teams. For those who are unfamiliar with college basketball, 64 teams are divided into their geographic regions (Midwest, West, […]

Moving Your Exercise Outdoors

Spring is just around the corner, which means warmer temperatures and greenery returning to the outdoors! For those who have been exercising indoors all winter, it is an exciting time to transition your workout outdoors. However, it is important to proceed carefully, as there are many differences between exercising indoors and outdoors, especially when it […]

Choosing Walking Shoes

As temperatures rise and the outdoors becomes more inviting, it is a time when many people take their exercise outdoors. Walking is a great way to exercise regularly without the extra stress and impact of other activities like running or a sport. It can be challenging to buy shoes when there are many types, so […]

Psoriasis of the Foot

Even though your feet make up a small area of your body, having a foot-related skin problem can greatly affect your everyday life. Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition that results from an overactive immune system, can appear on the feet and toenails and cause pain and discomfort. Your Next Step, a podiatry practice serving the […]

Relief for Bone Spurs

Bone spurs, which are bony growths on normal bone, are a common culprit for causing heel pain and can lead to difficulty with mobility and damage to the area. It can be challenging at times for people to notice and address their foot and ankle pain, but experienced podiatrists at Your Next Step can help! […]

Ultrasound Treatment for Heel Pain

When you are suffering from chronic heel pain from conditions like plantar fasciitis, finding a treatment that leads to improvement and relief can be frustrating and challenging. At Your Next Step, a podiatry practice serving the Philadelphia area, podiatrists offer an innovative ultrasound therapy that has helped many patients with stubborn foot and ankle pain. […]

How to Give a Foot Massage

As Valentine’s Day approaches, you may be thinking of ways to surprise your significant other. Flowers, chocolates, and romantic dinners are all common ways to show your love and appreciation, but there’s nothing like a foot massage that can get your special someone in a truly relaxed state. Master these foot massage techniques and give […]

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