“Orthotics” can be described as "eyeglasses for the feet". They work to balance your feet while you walk or exercise. People accept the fact that they usually will need glasses/contact lenses for their eyes as they get older. I would like people to also accept that once you get to a certain age (I like to say "around 40"), that it would be a good idea to give your feet a similar "assist" that eyeglasses do for your sight.
Be aware that orthotics can be made from a variety o
I attended a lecture by South Florida's very own Dr Arthur Agatston who is the author of the bestselling book "The South Beach Diet". He now has a new book entitled, "The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution “. In it he explains how a myriad of our health problems might all be related to the presence of "gluten" in our diet. Gluten is a protein that holds wheat together and gives it a softer texture. Obviously it is found in wheat, rye and barley products but it is also foun
Fungus in the toenails, also called "onychomycosis" is a common problem today. It can be a difficult problem to treat, especially when using a topical preparation. Here are some reasons why this happens so frequently:
1. Shoes that are “too short"- This is the number one reason that I see in my practice. You need to be able to "play the piano" with your toes so that you don't get nail trauma from your toes hitting the end of your shoes. This is particularly a problem with "s