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Bunions and What Causes Them

With the upcoming Halloween holiday, this is the time of year for scary stories. For some (not all!) women, a scary story is not being able to wear fashionable footwear—like stylish pumps and ...
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Fracture 1st Aid: First Steps to Recovery

Before getting into this blog post on first aid for foot and ankle fractures, we want you to know our entire Houston Foot Specialists team hopes you and your family and friends were able to stay safe ...
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Protect Kids' Feet from Fall Sports Injuries

Autumn is in the air, and young athletes everywhere are gearing up for fall sports! Whether they’re strapping on shin guards, pulling on a helmet, or slipping into cleats, protective equipment ...
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Back-to-School Shoe Shopping 101

It’s that time of year again. Soon kids will be heading back to school, but before they go, better check their shoes! Kids grow fast and odds are new shoes are in order. Sure, you’d like ...
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Are Your Kids' Shoes Too Tight or Just Right?

With all the expenses of back-to-school clothes, materials, back packs, haircuts, and more, it’s easy to be tempted to pass down your older child’s shoes to a younger sibling – ...
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Orthotics Can Be a Big Help for Little Feet Too

We’re in the home stretch of summer and you know what that means? Back-to-school shoe shopping! First, though, you should come on in to get your child’s feet assessed to ensure they stay ...
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Orthotics Aren't Just for Athletic Shoes Anymore

Nightlife in Houston is always hopping with award-winning restaurants, live music, pubs and more. Of course, these are not activities you would want to do in your smelly old sneakers! If you are ...
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How Orthotics Help with High Arches

There are 66, 060 running trails in Houston – that’s a lot of trails! If you set out to cover a lot of distance, you probably want to bring along plenty of water, snacks, and other ...
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Caring for Custom Orthotics

There are always things we wish would last longer—like vacation, ice cream cones, and sleep! When you buy a car or an expensive outfit, you take special care because these are items you want to ...
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Where Toenail Fungus is Found and How It Finds You

In Houston, it’s always sandal weather, so your toes are exposed year ‘round – not just for the world to see, but for fungi to invite itself in! You see, fungus is lurking all around ...
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What Makes Toenails Become Ingrown

It’s almost Carnival Houston time! Head downtown June 10 for the parade, music, and fun, but if you want to dance the night away, you’ll want to deal with that ingrown toenail of yours ...
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What's Behind the Burning, Tingling, and Numbness in Your Feet?

Memorial Day marks the kick off of summer, and what better way to celebrate than Dancing in the Street! Check out this free Motown concert at the Miller Outdoor Theatre, 8:15 every night during ...
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Exercising with Neuropathy

If your feet hurt or feel numb, exercising with neuropathy seems pretty much out of the question. The truth is, though, the more you move, the less pain, numbness, and other symptoms of nerve damage ...
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Houston Foot Specialists Featured In PRIME Living

This issue is available at Barnes & Noble newsstands throughout Texas and digitally on prime-living.com
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Numb Feet Are Not Normal

When your foot “falls asleep,” it feels numb and tingly, until it “wakes up,” right? Well, what if your foot never does come to, and that numb and tingly feeling continues? ...
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The Dangers of Diabetic Neuropathy

While it’s tempting to go barefoot in the summertime, you should definitely resist shunning your socks and shoes, especially if you have diabetes ! Going barefoot puts you at risk for injury, ...
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When Warts Attack

If you’re doing a little spring cleaning and changing your bed linens, before you toss that sheet in the laundry, consider wearing it instead! The annual Toga Fun Run is coming up May 13 at ...
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What to Watch for When It Comes to Warts

Spring in Houston, Texas is full of fun-filled activities, many of which, ironically enough, can be found near the town of Spring! If you head on down to I-45 you’ll see signs for a water park, ...
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Ways to Stay Wart-Free

Earth Day is April 22 and if you plan on getting down and dirty planting trees or picking up trash – good for you! Just make sure you clean yourself up afterward, and that includes your feet! ...
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Where in the World Did You Get That Wart?

Despite popular folklore, you can’t get warts from holding a frog any more than you can turn a frog into a prince by kissing it! Warts are actually caused by the human papillomavirus, or HPV, ...
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Spring Sports Must Have: The Right Shoes

Having the correct equipment for your sport is important. You wouldn’t stand in the outfield without a mitt, go up to bat without a helmet, or show up for a game not wearing your uniform or any ...
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Sports Cleats Buying Guide

Spring is in the air, and that means so are baseballs, soccer balls, javelins, lacrosse balls, golf balls – you name it! Yes, spring sports are definitely gearing up to get going, but before the ...
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Bad Biomechanics Be Gone: Gait Analysis

Houston’s Bayou City Classic 10K is coming up – the oldest 10k race in Texas! If you’ve been training for this Mar. 18 event and have started to notice some aches and pains, you ...
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Custom Orthotics vs. Store-Bought Inserts | Houston Foot Specialists

The newly revamped How Does It Work? Exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Houston is full of creative contraptions and interactive fun for those interested in what goes on behind the scenes in ...
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What Arch Type Are You?

Fred Flintstone’s feet are pretty darn flat. That could be because, well, it’s just how he was designed. It could also be because of his weight or perhaps an injury from him using his feet ...
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