Build Foot Strength to Prevent Injuries

Build Foot Strength to Prevent Injuries

Did you know your abdominal muscles aren’t your body’s only core muscles you need to be strengthening? At a recent medical conference, Irene S. Davis, Ph.D., PT, FACSM, FAPTA, FASB, professor in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical...
The Ugly Facts about Varicose Veins

The Ugly Facts about Varicose Veins

When you look at your legs, do you see gnarled, enlarged veins? Or, do you see red or blue, short, jagged lines that look like spider webs? Regrettably, you probably have varicose veins and/or spider veins. Varicose veins affect half of all women – and men – 50 years...

How to Fix Your Ugly Feet

Are your feet less than perfect? Maybe they’re cracked, swollen, discolored, bent or bumpy? Below are 4 common causes of ugly feet and suggestions on how to fix these foot problems, so you don’t have to continue hiding your ugly feet in your shoes. Athlete’s Foot...

Peripheral Neuropathy: A Common Complication of Diabetes

If you have diabetes, did you know that uncontrolled, chronically high blood sugar can lead to peripheral neuropathy or nerve damage? In fact, up to 70% of people with diabetes eventually develop peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder of the...

Paleo Diet May Increase Gout Attack Risk

Many nutrition and diet experts promote high-protein diets to treat and prevent obesity. These high-protein diets have been shown to reduce body weight and cardiometabolic risk factors (risk factors that may lead to vascular conditions or the development of diabetes)....