3 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Parents may need a little help thinking up new and fun activities for the kids during this time of social distancing, so here are a few you may not have experienced yet. Here are 3 fun indoor activities that are great for kids: The sock toss—This is a great bedroom game involving rolled-up socks and […]

Help Build Up Your Immune System with Food

You can help ward off bacterial, viral, and fungal infections by eating foods that help keep your immune system working optimally. Foods that supply vital nutrients, like antioxidants and amino acids, can be used by your body to create antibodies against these opportunistic infections. Some of the best foods to help build up your immune […]

Make a Fort with Rolled Up Newspaper

Making newspaper forts is a fun activity for the kids while safely sheltering at home. Kids about the age of seven can do this project without much additional assistance, and all you need to make your building components is newspaper, tape, and perhaps a stapler. Follow these simple steps to make newspaper triangles that can […]

Proper Diabetic Foot Care

Bacteria and fungi love the usually moist and dark environment found inside your shoes, and some of them can cause infections when they enter your body through just a small cut on your foot. For individuals whose immune, circulatory, and peripheral nervous systems are compromised by diabetes, a small cut can go unnoticed and quickly […]

5 Ways to Treat Calluses on Your Feet

Experiencing hardened skin on the bottom of your feet can be very uncomfortable and can make it difficult or impossible to wear shoes. While many calluses can be successfully treated at home with soaking and moisturizing treatments, more advanced calluses or heel fissures should be treated by your foot doctor to minimize the chances of […]

3 Treatments for a Broken Toe

There seem to be a few misconceptions out there when it comes to how to treat a toe fracture properly. One of the primary misconceptions about a broken toe is if you can put weight on the foot, then the toe can’t be broken, but this is not always true. A toe that has a […]

Why Is My Heel So Painful?

Heel pain can come on gradually, such as is often experienced with Achilles tendonitis, or it can be more rapid and debilitating such as from a heel fracture. Heel pain can also alter the way you walk, which increases problems with your knees, hips, and back so be sure to see your foot doctor for […]

7 Common Causes of Ankle Pain

The ankle made up of a complex variety of bones, ligaments, tendons, veins, nerves, and other tissues are susceptible to injury and disease, resulting in pain and discomfort. For severe ankle pain, it’s always the best idea to seek treatment from your podiatrist to get the proper diagnosis and care and to prevent reinjury and […]

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