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Is Bunion Surgery Right for You?

12th June 2009
Bunion surgery is an outpatient surgery that only takes 1 hour to complete under local anesthesia but can take weeks to mend. Most podiatrists estimate that people who undergo bunion surgery will need to stay off their feet for the next 3 to 6 weeks. This... Read >

Is It Normal to Have Different Sized Feet?

02nd June 2009
Q: How Common Is It to Have Different Sized Feet?A: The easy is answer is that everybody has different sized feet! Go ahead and take a look. Your two feet are not the same. Don’t believe me? Get out a pad of paper and trace your right foot and your ... Read >

Is It Normal to Have Different Sized Feet?

02nd June 2009
Q: How Common Is It to Have Different Sized Feet? A: The easy is answer is that everybody has different sized feet! Go ahead and take a look. Your two feet are not the same. Don't believe me? Get out a pad of paper and trace your right foot and your le... Read >

Long Term Affects of Polio: What’s the Difference Between Flat and Flaccid Feet?

18th May 2009
The quick and crucial answer to the question, "What's the difference between flat and flaccid feet?" is that flat feet, though they have fallen arches, retain mobility whereas flaccid feet have lost the ability to move at all. Both conditions are long ter... Read >

Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy (CDP) for Lymphedema

04th May 2009
Most doctors agree that the most successful treatment for lymphedema is something called CDP (complete decongestive physiotherapy) or sometimes CDT (complete decongestive treatment). This treatment requires a two step process. First fluid in the lymph sys... Read >

When you Need only One Shoe

01st April 2009
When reminiscing about people who have worn one shoe rather than a pair of shoes, a TV movie comes to mind. The movie included repeated shots of one shoe. That one shoe was able to fit inside the hooks on a ski. That movie aired in the mid 1970s, after th... Read >

Shoes for Polio Survivors

18th February 2009
Polio, once a common and greatly feared viral infection, is now considered to be rare in developed countries, but there are still people who have had their lives touched by this devastating disease. Their bodies have been forever altered - literally - fro... Read >

Shoes after Foot Surgery

18th February 2009
Foot pain can be caused by a multitude of problems - arthritis, tumors, and skin issues to name a few. Wearing the wrong size shoes or shoes that do not fit properly can cause damage. Shoes that are too loose or too tight can both be problematic. Pain can... Read >

Searching for Specialty Shoes?

18th February 2009
Specialty shoes are a must for diabetics. The health of the foot is crucial, especially in diabetics, as neglected feet can lead to circulation and nerve problems. Shoes designed for diabetics have a specific design targeted to gently cushion the foot and... Read >

Need to Buy Odd Shoes? Buy Them Online

16th February 2009
More and more odd shoe shoppers are ditching the traditional way of purchasing shoes and buying their odd shoes online. However, if you're not used to shopping for odd shoes on the Internet, finding the right pair of odd shoes can be a little mind bogglin... Read >

THE STRANGE HISTORY OF DR. MARTENS BOOTS

29th November 2008
Almost from the moment British shoe manufacturer R. Griggs Group launched the Dr. Martens 1460 model boot on April Fools Day 1960, the footwear was popular with British postmen, police officers, and factory workers. The 1460 was an eight eyelet, cherry-re... Read >

OTHER ADVANTAGES OF CARPOOLING

09th June 2008
Thanks to rapidly rising gasoline prices, there is renewed interest in carpooling. Most carpooling promotions emphasize the saving in fuel costs and reduction in pollution. However, there are far more advantages that are rarely discussed. Carpooling re... Read >