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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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Orthotics to the Rescue

The recent charitable Super Hero Run at Sugar Land Memorial Park was a big success! If you missed out on this event, don’t pack your cape and tights away just yet…there’s another ...
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Hammertoe Homecare

In Texas, we love our boots – cowboys and cowgirls alike! However, if you don’t have the perfect fit, these pointy-toed Texas trendsetters can cause a whole lot of trouble. When your toes ...
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Hammertoe Post Holiday Blues

Whew! You made it through the holidays and all the parties. You can take your dresses to the dry cleaners and kick off those high heels for a while, which is good because more than likely, your feet ...
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Diabetic Socks for Stocking Stuffers?

There are times when it’s hard to find the perfect gift for someone, which is certainly true for a loved one with diabetes. You want to make sure to give a present that is thoughtful, caring, ...
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Get That Blood Pumping: Tips to Improve Circulation

Good blood flow not only helps your heart stay healthy, it also enables injuries to get the healing nutrients they need – this is especially essential if you have diabetes so that blood can ...
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5 Tips to Manage Neuropathy at Home

Let the shopping begin! It’s the official start to the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, and that means standing in lines, spending hours at the mall, and searching all over creation for ...
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Performing a Diabetic Self-Foot Exam

You look in the mirror every single day, to brush your teeth, wash your face, and comb your hair, but your feet, tucked away inside socks and shoes, typically don’t get paid that much attention. ...
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What You Eat Affects Your Feet

The fall harvest means plenty of fresh veggies and fruit available, which is great when it comes to maintaining a nutritional diet. Besides the commonly known health benefits of eating right such as a ...
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How to Get your Heels to Stop Hurting

Halloween is fast approaching, but if your heels are howling, you’re probably not looking forward to standing for long periods of time passing out candy, or walking the kids around to ...
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