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Do you have proper running form?

 

Proper running form is crucial for maintaining long term foot health. Your feet endure extra stress as your body weight shifts back and forth while you run on hard surfaces. Exercising with improper form exposes your feet to a wide variety of injuries that may keep you off your feet for extended periods.

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Tips for healthy feet in the fall season

 

As the summer dwindles down and the cooler weather rears its head, having healthy feet should be your top priority. The fall months are an excellent time to get back on your feet after a summer full of relaxation.

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What causes numb feet?

causes of numb feetNumbness of the feet occurs when there is a pins-and-needles sensation or a complete loss of feeling in the feet. This sensation can occur and disappear quickly. The numbness may be a result of a wide variety of issues, ranging from severe to non-life threatening.

If you have been experiencing intermittent or continuous numbness in the feet, then contact our specialists to set up an appointment. Your symptoms may be present because of an underlying condition.

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How high blood pressure affects your feet

high blood pressure affects your feet High blood pressure is the excessive force of blood pushing against the arterial walls as your heart pumps blood. This added stress on the arteries can contribute to decreased blood flow and many serious health risks. While high blood pressure affects your entire body, many symptoms can display in the lower legs and feet.

Properly detecting your foot issues early on will help mitigate any long-term damage associated with decreased blood flow. The symptoms and pain you experience may be intermittent or persistent. If you believe your feet are being affected by high blood pressure and decreased circulation, contact our foot care specialists.

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