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Get Your Feet Ready for Spring with These 9 Tips!

Sunday is the first day of spring, and it’s close to the time when you set your feet free from their winter footwear. And with sandal season (hopefully) being right around the corner, will your feet be ready? To help, today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s […]

Are Insoles and Orthotics the Same?

For healthy people, OTC gel or foam insoles or inserts may ease some minor foot soreness. But custom orthotics may be more helpful for those who suffer from serious foot diseases or disorders, including pain in the back or knees, or a posture or gait issue. Today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. […]

5 Ways Nutrition Can Affect Your Feet

When many people think about health and nutrition, they usually associate their diet with heart health or weight management. But the food you eat plays many important roles in your overall health and can affect various parts of the body, even your feet. Because March is National Nutrition Month, today, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. […]

7 Signs It’s Time to See a Podiatrist

Your feet spend a lot of time bearing your body weight and the brunt of everyday life, so it’s not at all surprising people sometimes feel pains and aches in their feet and ankles. However, some conditions can be serious and may need further care by a podiatrist. Today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, […]

Healthy Weight Makes Happy Feet

People who have a body mass index higher than 30 are labeled as obese. And obesity is thought to go hand in hand with some foot conditions such as tendonitis, arthritis, heel pain, and other conditions that result from the stress of excess weight placed on the ankles and feet. Today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark […]

Tips to Stay Safe While Walking This Winter

One of the best ways to reduce your stress and stay fit is to walk. But this isn’t always easy to do when it’s icy and snowy, and you may be nervous about venturing outdoors. But that doesn’t mean you should sit around and not get outside to walk and enjoy some fresh air. Today Dr. Eric […]

Your Feet and Your Heart: What’s the Connection?

Most people don’t realize it, but our feet and hearts go hand in hand. So, it makes sense that one of the ways you can keep your heart healthy is to keep your feet healthy. Today, because February is American Heart Month, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater […]

Have You Ever Heard of Cuboid Syndrome?

Many people don’t know it is the cuboid bone, a small, cube-shaped bone located on the outside of the foot, halfway between the small toe and the heel. Today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center share information regarding this condition, its causes, and […]

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