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How Fast Do Your Kid’s Feet Grow?

I was interviewed regarding how fast our children’s feet grow, especially as it pertains to purchasing shoes. This is important. I remember when I was a kid, we didn’t have a lot of shoes. Relative to the household income of the time, shoes were expensive. I usually got one pair of leather shoes almost a size […]

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SUMMER SHOE DANGERS – New post on www.1010ParkPlace

SUMMER SHOE DANGERS – New post on www.1010ParkPlace

“You know I wouldn’t be talking to you about this if it wasn’t hazardous to your health…” Check out my post on http://www.1010parkplace.com/summer-shoe-dangers/ to find out how you can prevent some common injuries and painful conditions related to summer shoe wear.

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RESPECT YOUR PINKY TOE

Last week I saw two pinky toe fractures (attached to patients of course). I estimate that I see at least one broken or dislocated pinky toe a month, sometimes more. If I multiply that by 12, and then again by the 34 years I’ve been practicing, that’s over 400 pinky toe injuries. Then keep doing more […]

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Check out my KVUE interview….High Heels Cause Bodily Stress

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Be Kind to…Your Feet Part 2

Okay, starting from square one again:  1)     Don’t walk around your house in the middle of the night. But if you have to, then wear shoes. Keep a nice pair of slippers (with a back…no slip-on slippers) at the bedside. This tip is multi-beneficial. 2)      I know this one is going to fall on deaf […]

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Be Kind to…Your Feet!

  I was going to take the “Be Kind” series from the tips of the fingers down to the tips of the toes but I changed my mind. I’m going to go where my patients tell me to go and this week they told me to go to ground. Ground Zero of the human body […]

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