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Quiz: Are You Foot Care Prepared?

Our office takes your foot care seriously, but that doesn’t mean we won’t take the opportunity to have some educational fun now and then. Some extra know-how when it comes to the feet of you and your family might just go a long way toward making good, healthy choices!...
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Now’s the Time to Take Care of Your Feet

We know it can take some time to recover from the holiday season. All the shopping, meals, family visits, concerts, events, office parties, and finally New Year’s Eve (when we frankly don’t mind falling asleep by 10 PM!). Once the New Year rolls around, you just want some serenity....
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Keeping Feet Aglow in Winter Months

We know: there’s already plenty to be done for the holidays before winter rolls around. You could have decorating, lights, family dinner planning… maybe you might even get the kids into their PJs and hop over to the Pajamborie! At Fountain Square mall Dec. 15. In all the coming...
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Taking Care of Feet in Your Golden Years

By the time you’ve reached your senior years, your feet have likely taken quite the journey. The average 80-year-old will have taken well over 200 million steps, and most assuredly not all of them were easy. Aging feet have born a lot of wear and weight through life, so...
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Home Remedies for Aching Feet

Perhaps you’ve resolved to start running Bloomington’s trails in preparation for a 5K, or maybe you had it in yourself to show the kids just how you footed the soccer ball around the field in college. Either way, you might have hit the activity a bit too hard,...
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Nailing Down Remedies for Managing Metatarsalgia

For some fancy footwork from talented up-and-comers, attend the free Hammer and Nail collaboration at Buskirk-Chumley Theatre on April 14 and 15. Student choreographers, composers, dancers, and musicians all team up to create original programs. It’s a one-of-a-kind performance, but one you might not enjoy as much if the...
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How to Scrub with a Pumice Stone Correctly

A pumice stone looks kind of like a petrified sponge and not an immediate first choice of something you’d want to rub against your feet. Somewhere along the line of history, though, someone figured out that this porous, lightweight piece of hardened lava can leave your feet looking much...
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Pamper Yourself with an At-Home Pedicure

Spring is just around the corner, and that means sandal weather is closer than you think. It’s time to let the pampering begin with a little TLC for your toes. So pick out a pretty color, pull off those socks, grab your tools, and follow these helpful at-home pedicure...
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Need Winter Boots? Make Sure They’re Right!

Some people shudder at the sight of the first snowfall, while others plunge headfirst into snow piles, collect snowflakes on their tongue, and are making snow angels before you can even say “Look, snow!” Love it or hate it, winter is coming. That means you need to be prepared...
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Walking Barefoot: Not Worth The Risk

The fall season is a time that many hunters have anticipated all year and camouflage gear is top on the list. Blending in with your surroundings is essential in setting up a successful hunting outing—you need the advantage if you want to stealthily move in on your prey. Did...
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