All this spring rain signals what's right around the corner - summer. Yay summer! Check out this article (for the pretty, published version) written by Dr. Kate Johnson, DPM. Or, just continue reading below. SUMMER IS JUST around the corner! It’s the season for hiking, biking, golf and tennis, not to mention backyard barbecues, pool time and vacations. [...]
We, at a A Step Ahead Foot & Ankle Center, are proud to announce that we are Business Members with Realities For Children. RFC is an amazing organization that has brought area businesses and the community together to serve the needs of abused and neglected children all over Larimer County. As a Business Member (or BM), [...]
I, too, love the snow, but never would you catch my bare skin coming into contact with these frigid flakes. Bundle up your tootsies when going out in the cold and/or snow, please. Keeping your feet warm and cozy takes the proper attire to do so. Just wearing any ol' socks and shoes isn't good enough [...]
But are flat shoes OK? Click the picture below to find out.
When shopping for children's shoes, it's important to consider more than just how cute the miniature footwear is. The American Podiatric Medical Association offers these tips for shoe-shopping parents: Your child's feet may grow quickly, and sock and shoe sizes can change rapidly. Poorly fitted shoes can cause irritation and pain, so always measure the [...]
When’s the last time you thought about your foot health? Read this article to find out some great tips. Just click on the picture below.
Healthy feet are essential for overall good health, no matter your age, fitness level or physical challenges. For people with diabetes, however, taking care of their feet is especially vital. More than 60 percent of all non-traumatic lower-limb amputations worldwide are related to complications from the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association. A recent [...]
Here's a very good article on how to protect your feet if you have diabetes.
You may just need orthotics. Click the picture below to read an article about orthotics.
Your feet, particularly your toenails and in between the toes, are prone to fungal infection, often referred to as athlete's foot. This can lead to itchy toes and thick, brittle and discolored fungal toenails. The American Podiatric Medical Association says you can help prevent fungal toenails and infections of the feet by: Carefully and frequently [...]