Archive for February, 2016

Corns and Calluses!

“Corns and calluses are areas of thickened skin that develop to protect that area from irritation. They occur when something rubs against the foot repeatedly or causes excess pressure against part of the foot. If the thickening of skin occurs on the bottom of the foot, it’s called a callus. If it occurs on the […]

Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease

We had our first go around with Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFM) in our house last week. After playing in the backyard, my 4.5-year-old son asked me “Why do I have red dots on my hands?” I assumed he had touched a bush or plant causing a reaction. By the next morning, the “dots” […]

The Weekend Is Here!

Wishing you a most enjoyable weekend!! 🙂

Protecting Children from Sports Injuries

With spring right around the corner it is time to sign up your children for sports. They will be playing organized and unorganized sports. It is very important to make sure that they are properly protected while playing to avoid injuries as much as possible. “Playing any kind of sport is good for children as […]