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For individuals in the workforce, increased time spent on their feet can be quite fatiguing.  Often employment positions in sales, service and factory work requires individuals to stand and/or walk for eight to twelve hours a day, three to six consecutive days a week.  Eventually...

It is holiday time – which means braving long lines, running out to grab an ingredient and spending hours on prep time in the kitchen. How will your feet and legs survive the pounding of pavements and hours of standing? Easy – simply follow our...

Next time you put on your favourite shoes, take a moment to check out the insoles. Often times, you’ll find there’s not a lot in there! Manufacturers typically use thin liners or generic foam insoles that do not provide any support to the arches of...

Do you find that your feet or legs hurt from standing during the day? What if your job requires you to stand for long periods of time? The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) states that 2 out of every 3 workers suffer...

If you were aware that most nail polishes contain toxins, chemicals, preservatives and possible carcinogens, would you think twice the next time you took your daughter or mother for a pedicure? Formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) are often referred to as the “toxic trio”...

Why is it that we often lose weight where no one notices? For example, in our feet! Did you know that as we age, the fat pad under our feet that cushions our heels and balls of our feet wears thin? Foot experts refer to...

Increasing activity levels in the springtime can suddenly lead to foot pain. Activities, such as running, cause the force on our feet to increase by up to 7 times our body weight! A 150lb adult can expect over 1000lbs of force to be absorbed by...

So you want to find proper athletic shoes for your feet. You run on down to your local big box store and see the wall of athletic shoes. Your vision blurs, your head pounds. You wonder how to choose an athletic shoe...

Wait, the cheap flip flops you're considering buying could be ruining your feet! As warmer weather approaches, our first instinct is to peel off the layers, pull out the t-shirts and shorts and kick back in some comfy flip-flops. For many of us, these...