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Are Your Old Shoes Tripping You Up?

We have all experienced it: that magical feeling of finding the perfect pair of shoes that hug our feet in all the right places. However, while you may think another set could never compare, there comes a time when all shoes need to be replaced. In the article, “Fall Prevention: Out with the Old Shoes, Read more...

Are Your Feet on Par as Golf Season Winds Down?

A day on the golf course can really drive your feet into the ground. The irregular terrain and hours of walking put a lot of stress on your soles. Yet, according to the article “Foot Pain in Golfers – Conditions, Causes and Treatment”, there are several strategies to eliminate foot pain from your golf game. Read more...

Do We Really Have to Follow in our Parent’s Painful Footsteps?

Since birth, we have grown to resemble our parents, from personalities to looks. Our health is no different, as we commonly run the same risks as our folks. According to Charlene Laino’s article, “Bunions, High-Arched Feet Often Inherited”, our parent’s feet provide a realistic reading into our sole’s future. The article’s statistics highlight how bunions Read more...

Are You Tiptoeing Around Being In Shape and In Pain?

When prompted with the word exercise, most of us rattle off cardio, lifting weights, yoga, or crunches, which shape the muscles we consider most useful. However, we commonly overstep a tiny, yet vital part of our body- our toes. According to Affiliated Foot & Ankle Center’s article, “Exercise Those Toes”, the abuse from spending hours Read more...

Step Away from the Hidden Harms Right Below your Toes

During these summer months, we like to treat our feet to a breath of fresh air and commonly walk around barefoot to enjoy the seasonal warmth. However, did you know that one of the biggest risks to your feet covers each surface that your toes touch? From pool decks to gym mats, potentially deadly bacteria Read more...

Is Your Child Silently Suffering from a Soccer Injury?

Recently, we’ve all caught a severe case of “soccer fever” thanks to the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This summer, much of America’s youth has been juggling soccer balls, attending camps and participating in clubs with the hopes of becoming the next soccer star. While the sport encourages competition and exercise, it is also a perfect Read more...

Is Your Stance on Sore Feet Sitting You on the Sidelines?

In the mind of an athlete, painful feet are not worthy of the sympathy card. Aching soles do not stand any ground compared to more notorious injuries in sports. However, according to NY Times reporter Gretchen Reynolds, foot damage debilitates countless athletes, for the foot stands at great risk for serious harm. In her article, Read more...

Are Your Feet Running Into Pain?

While exercise intends to improve health, joggers may be one stride closer to foot and ankle discomfort simply because of the wrong type of shoe or running surface. Foot pain caused by improper running can stretch from minor injuries to serious damage. According to reporter, Jan Sheehan, five common sources of pain include heel pain, Read more...

Bunions: When to See Your Doctor

Some people experiencing pain in their big toe may not know that they could have a bunion. Bunions can start small and may not be painful – however, without early treatment bunions can become a more severe and painful condition. Many people forego early bunion treatment because it does not affect their every day life Read more...

Free Shoeshine Kit From FootsourceMD

UPDATE: Due to an overwhelming response, we are out of free shoeshine kits. However, we are still offering a FREE bath salt and lotion package with the purchase of any Orthaheel product.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on future offers from FootSourceMD. Do you love keeping your shoes squeaky clean? Then fill out Read more...

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