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  1. February 28, 2017

    Holiday Tips for Kids

    The holidays are a time of excitement and magic for kids, but they can also come with unexpected dangers and can be stressful, even for children. Your kids are very in tune with what you do and feel, so if you’re uncomfortable, remember that they might be too. With some small efforts here and there, you can make your family’s holidays safe and fun for all involved.
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  2. February 28, 2017

    Post Op Shoe for Patients

    After many foot surgeries, doctors recommend a post op shoe to offer additional support and protection for the foot as it heals. It’s extremely important to follow your surgeon’s recommendations after your operation to ensure you heal properly and completely, and to avoid re-injury before the foot is fully back to normal.

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  3. February 28, 2017

    4 Habits for Health if You’re on Your Feet All Day

    Jobs that require constant standing, such as nursing, teaching, construction, retail and many more, can result in pain and discomfort. It’s not uncommon to experience sore feet, aching joints and back pain. The good news is that there are several habits you can adopt to reduce your pain. Here are several suggestions you can adapt to your particular situation to improve your comfort throughout the day.

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  4. February 28, 2017

    4 Dance Orthotics to Keep Your Feet Happy and Healthy

    As a dancer, you put a lot of stress and pressure on your feet every time you slip on your ballet shoes and elegantly glide onto the dance floor. With all the hard work your feet do, it’s only fair that you go extra lengths to take care of them.

     

    For example, foot massages and soaking your feet in warm water with Epsom salts can help relieve soreness from a long day’s work. Moisturizers and foot balms are also a necessity, as they penetrate the rough parts of your feet where you develop calluses and blisters. As essential as these remedies are, you sometimes need a bit of extra support to make sure you don’t injure yourself.

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  5. February 28, 2017

    How to Choose the Right Running Shoe for You

    Whether you’re a hard-core marathon runner or a casual jogger on the weekends, proper running shoes are a necessity. Any runner can tell you that a nice run through the park can turn painful if your toes hit the front of your shoes or you don’t have enough insole support. Besides the discomfort, wearing the wrong running shoes can lead to worse problems like plantar fasciitis or shin splints.

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  6. February 28, 2017

    Halloween Safety Tips: A Parent's Guide to Getting through Trick-or-Treat

    While your kids may look forward to Trick-or-Treat for months, it can be a bit of a tough evening for parents who are trying to balance the safety and comfort of their children with allowing them to kick back and have some traditional fun. With the following suggestions, you can have a safe and successful Halloween for both you and your kids.
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  7. February 28, 2017

    How to Run in Cold Weather

    Don’t let the winter get you down! You can still get in a great run on most winter days as long as you’re properly prepared, and it can be downright enjoyable. Check out our winter running tips to make sure you’re ready for anything the season can throw at you.

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  8. February 28, 2017

    Top 10 Gift Ideas for Runners

    There’s nothing like showing you care during the holiday season by choosing gifts based on the recipient’s personality and preferences. If you’ve got a runner in your life and you want to give a present that reflects their passion, you’re in luck! Here are our top 10 gift ideas for runners so you don’t have to rack your brain to think of something great.

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  9. February 28, 2017

    Basketball Shoe Insoles for Shock Absorption

    Basketball is an excellent sport for getting a great workout and improving hand-eye coordination, speed and stamina. But it’s not all fun and games. If you don’t have the proper support and shock absorption for your feet, you run the risk of some serious injuries due to overuse. Acute injuries on the court cannot often be prevented, as they’re accidental and result from falls and bad landings after jumps. But there are things you can do to avoid common chronic basketball injuries.
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  10. February 28, 2017

    5 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    While running is a great sport for exercise, endurance and staying centered, just like any sport it can hurt as much as help your body if you do it improperly. In addition to muscle strains and ankle sprains, here are 5 common running injuries along with strategies you can employ to avoid succumbing to them.

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