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Athlete’s Foot Occurs More during the Summer

Although the summer months are a period of time filled with outdoor fun, they can often trigger discomfort with things such as athlete’s foot. Known most as an the itching, stinging, and burning feeling between the toes due to a fungus, Athlete’s foot can become extremely problematic if not treated properly. The fungus is contracted […]

Start Up Aims to Make Orthotics Trendy

Sols, a New York based startup, is trying to make orthotics cool for the younger generations. The company labels themselves as a “lifestyle brand” with advertisements portraying how great anyone and everyone wearing orthotics are. With the use of 3D printing and an iPhone app, anyone can soon have trendy orthotics for hundreds less than […]

Study used to find New Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis

A new study being conducted byLoyola University Medical Center is testing two physical therapy regimens on their ability to treat plantar fasciitis, which creates sharp heel pain. Participants will be randomly sorted into two groups: one group will receive therapy that focuses on soft tissue mobilization with hand manipulation by a physical therapist, while the […]

Teacher Runs Barefoot to Raise Money for Charity

Alek Kashefi, teacher of Buxton Community School, is training to run 1,206 miles barefoot for charity. He is raising money and awareness for the Stroke Association as his mother and grandfather both suffered from strokes. Since school has ended, Kashefi has been using his summer holiday to run 28 miles a day to prepare for […]

Early Signs of Flat Feet detectable in Children

Children are in a constant state of growth and development and therefore often require frequent shopping trips to purchase items that will fit their growing bodies. Shoes often fall into this list of necessities, and with the purchase of new shoes parents should also keep in mind the necessity of proper foot health. Children in […]

Juicy J Performs for Fans despite Foot Injury

Rapper Juicy J confirms there will be a Three 6 Mafia reunion despite his broken foot. Currently on his THC: The Hustle Continues Tour, the veteran rapper entered the stage on May 22 on a scooter elevating the injury on his lower extremity. As he spoke to the stage and explained how he broke his […]

Robert Kraft Wears Sneakers to Red Carpet Events to Support his Orthotics

73-year-old billionaire, business magnate, and owner of the New England Patriots football teamRobert Kraft has made headlines after attending red-carpet events wearing sneakers. Kraft has shared that his reason for wearing custom-made orthopedic is to soothe and support his aching feet. Foot care—regardless of age or status—is very important and foot problems can affect anyone. […]