We believe in a whole-body approach to good health. That’s why we recognize American Heart Month and want patients to do everything possible to help prevent heart disease. One significant way to improve heart health is through diet.
Regular exercise has many benefits to your feet and the rest of your body. Below are some tips to help ensure your fitness plan is safe and will not harm your feet.
Exercise can help reduce pain and prevent a foot condition from worsening. In general, foot and toe exercises can help maintain range of motion and flexibility. Below are 3 to try with your foot doctor’s approval.
We often discover that many patients do not fully understand the difference between a prescription orthotic and a shoe insert that can be purchased at the drug store.
Your feet don’t operate in isolation from the rest of you. That’s why National Nutrition Month is a good opportunity to explore some of the ways that food affects foot and ankle health.
February is American Heart Health Month and we want to focus on an important aspect of heart, foot and total body health—losing weight. If you are obese or overweight, your risk for heart disease and high blood pressure is significantly increased.
If your sneakers are starting to collect dust and your exercise enthusiasm is dwindling, here are some common “fitness busters” that may be getting you off track.
Even though walking is a low impact activity it can still cause significant injury to toes, feet and ankles if you fail to observe the proper precautions.
Although we recognize that these shoes are easy to wear and help feet stay cool on hot days, we also see many injuries and chronic foot problems that develop from the long-term wearing of flip flops.
Some simple and easy ways to prevent foot conditions from developing and ensure that your feet will take you where you want to go for many years to come.
Most of us spend a good portion of our time each week at work. Depending on the type of job you have, your feet may be at risk for chronic foot conditions or injury. At Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC, we encourage patients to pay attention to the warning signs your feet may be giving you and take steps to prevent foot problems.
March is National Nutrition Month. What does food have to do with your feet? Well at Long Island Foot & Ankle Group, PC we’re glad you asked. There are a number of ways that your diet can impact your podiatric health, including: