Shelburne

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...

Diabetes affects the lives of more than 9 million Canadians. Many people have diabetes and don’t even know. Diabetes is the inability to make or properly use insulin, and it impairs the body’s ability to convert sugars, starches and other foods into energy....

Do you ever wonder if something is labeled “diabetic” for any good purpose? Well, some products are specifically labeled diabetic-safe for a very good reason. Several footcare products, such as over-the-counter corn removers, can truly be dangerous for diabetic feet and have resulted in unnecessary...

When the weather gets dry, so can your feet. Embarrassed to take your socks off? Wishing your feet could hibernate all winter? You are not alone. Dry, scaly or cracked feet are common complaints during the cold months. Sometimes it feels as though our heels...

Does this sound familiar? You wake from bed in the morning and as soon as you stand, you experience a terrible heel pain. After walking for approximately 10 minutes, the pain begins to subside. Then, after getting up from sitting for a period of time...