What is podiatry?
Podiatry is a field of medicine that focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with foot and ankle by medical, surgical or other means.
One perk of a beach-bound vacation is knowing that instead of snow soaking through your Choos or having your feet feeling toasty in sweaty Uggs, you can lounge happily with your toes dangling in the warm weather, shoe-free with the sand at your feet. But alas, the dream does come with its own set of tootsie troubles.
Bunions are among the most common type of foot ailment today’s podiatrist treats, especially in women. Studies show that women are anywhere from two to nine times more likely to develop a bunion than men! While your high heels and peep toes are partially to blame, your foot type (passed down through your family) is the true culprit.
Introducing Dr.’s REMEDY® The podiatrist formulated nail care collection created by board certified podiatrists. What makes Dr.’s Remedy unique is that it does not contain toxic ingredients and is enriched with naturally-occurring elements, like tea-tree oil and lavender, wheat protein, garlic bulb extract and Vitamins C and E.
Tips for Finding Proper Fitting Shoes for Your Child
During back-to-school season and throughout the year, one of the most important purchases on any parent’s shopping list should be a pair of proper fitting shoes for their child. For many parents, shoe shopping may seem easier than a pop-quiz in gym class, but several important factors should be considered: