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Why do my feet fall asleep?

After sitting on the floor, or crossing your legs, you go to stand up and you are instantly hit with that terrible sensation of pins and needles.  Your leg has fallen asleep. But why does this happen and is it something you should be concerned about?  The answers may surprise you. Why do my feet […]

Foot Pain in Children and Seasonal Sports

Foot pain in children can be very common, especially when they are active in sports. Soccer and baseball season is starting up and that means an increase in pediatric office visits. Some sports injuries can be avoided with a little extra care and knowledge, while other conditions that arise just seem to be a part of growing […]

10 Simple Ways to Practice Wellness

January 19th through the 25th is Healthy Weight Week. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is to not focus on dieting or what the number on the scale says, but rather to practice mindful eating, moving your body in ways that make you feel good during and after the movements and practicing true self-care.  These […]

Start a new walking or running routine without injury

Many times I hear about patients starting a new walking or running routine, only to then see them in my office for a related injury.  Let me start off by saying I applaud anyone for deciding to start an exercise routine to better their health.  But before you jump right into something new, whether it […]

Hot Cocoas to Warm You Up

There’s nothing quite like a hot cup of cocoa to warm you up when the weather is cold.  The hot cup helps warm your hands, the drink helps warm your heart.  It is such an easy drink to make with all types of milks (2%, whole, almond, soy, etc.).  In celebration of National Cocoa Day, […]

Fun and Useful Stocking Stuffers for Adults

Stocking stuffers should be: Fun, delicious and useful. To help you find a gift for that “hard to shop for” person, take a look at our stocking stuffer list! For your avid runner or athlete give them a gift that relieves sore muscles and inflammation. Here are a few of the wonderful options that we […]

You Need to Wash Your Hands Better

Do you wash your hands after going to the bathroom, blowing your nose, handling raw meat, playing at the park or before you eat a meal?  Chances are you do, or at least I’d like to think you do.  But are you washing your hands well enough?  Chances are, you’re not! This week is Hands […]

Shoe Shopping for Wide Feet

Shopping for shoes that are both cute and comfortable can be a daunting task in itself; but if you have wide feet, it can be even more challenging.  Finding shoes that fit your feet properly is crucial in preventing discomfort and the development of other foot conditions.  Having a poorly fitting shoe can lead to […]

5 Natural Exfoliants for Dry Skin- Holiday Edition

Cold weather has arrived and that can often lead us to experience dry, flaky, and itchy skin.  You can combat the effects of winter with simple exfoliants found right in your kitchen! Dry skin can occur for several reasons and often becomes most prevalent during the summer and winter months where the air is most […]

What you need to know about Raynaud’s Disease- the disease that turns your fingers and toes blue

The minute your body is exposed to cold temperatures, or you touch something cold, your extremities start to turn blue!  Have you experienced this, or know someone that has?  It could be a case of Raynaud’s Disease.  Fingers and/or toes that become numb, prickly or sting and also change color, such as white or blue […]