The Unsung Heroes of Foot Health: Why Toenail Care is More Important Than You Think

November 7, 2023

When it comes to personal health and hygiene, toenails often get the short end of the stick. They’re not as visible as our skin or hair, and unless they’re causing pain, most people don’t give them much thought. However, the health of your toenails can be a telling indicator of your overall well-being and can

Bunions Be Gone: The Surprising Shoe Secrets to Happy Feet

November 5, 2023

Have you ever noticed a bony bump at the base of your big toe and wondered what it is? That’s what doctors call a “bunion.” It’s a common foot issue that can cause a lot of discomforts, and believe it or not, your shoes might be the culprit! What Exactly is a Bunion? A bunion

Foot Pain Relief: Long Term Strategies to Use

July 7, 2023

As we go through life, most of us take thousands of steps per day. One foot in front of the other, propelling our body forward, up, down, sideways, over obstacles, etc. The foundational piece of all these steps is a very important and complex structure, our foot. Our foot is not simply a big block

Plantar Fasciitis and Foot Pain – What to Consider

February 17, 2023

By Mary Rose Strickland, PT, DPT, OCS Foot pain in the general population is very common; as many as 1 in 10 people1 experience pain on the bottom of their foot, known as plantar fasciitis.  If often presents as pain in your heel or foot when you stand up after sleeping or sitting for long

Why is Ankle Mobility So Important?

March 7, 2022

By Mary Rose Strickland, PT, DPT, OCS Having good movement, or mobility, in your ankles is knee for a variety of tasks such as walking, squatting, going up/down stairs, running, and a variety of other life activities.  If you lack mobility in your ankles, your body will “borrow” or even try to “steal” the movement