Philadelphia Foot and Ankle Specialists Share Information About Foot and Ankle Problems
Do you know enough about your foot and ankle problems? Healthmark provides links to information you can use.
Am I At Risk For Diabetes?
The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) provides a wealth of background knowledge on the risks of acquiring diabetes and the steps that you can take to lower those risks.
Where Do I Begin With Type 2 Diabetes?
The American Diabetes Association is an excellent source of information for those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This specific link is great for anyone recently diagnosed with type 2 diabete. So if you, or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes this is a great place to begin educating oneself about living with the condition.
Health Conditions Caused by Diabetes
Amputation? Kidney Disease? Nerve Damage? Just a few things caused by diabetes. Check out this quick, little article.
The Scleroderma Foundation: What is scleroderma?
Here is a good introduction to scleroderma. Much of the terminology and words associated with he disease are addressed and explained here.
Vitamin D Deficiency
Chronic pain linked to vitamin D deficiency in men
Vitamin D deficiency can be found in both women AND men. Many men don't consider that they could be experiencing the adverse effects of vitamin D deficiency. Here is an article discussing chronic pain with men who lack vitamin D.
Vitamin D in health and disease: Current perspectives
From the Nutrition Journal, the information presented here is a little more technical, but answered many questions regarding symptoms and treatment for vitamin D deficiency.
Podiatry Today: Key Insights On Managing CrossFit Injuries
Interested in trying CrossFit? Are you an on-going “CrossFitter?” Here is an article by Dr. Romansky and Dr. Flannery on understanding and preventing injury while practicing a CrossFit workout and lifestyle.
Changes to Stride, Surface and Form to Avoid Injury
No matter what the season is, small changes in your running habits can help you become a stronger, circumspect runner.
How To Treat Recalcitrant Plantar Warts
It's very normal for people to get warts on their feet and between their toes. What's not normal is when people don't go forward and treat them properly. To better understand warts of the foot, read this very helpful article on treating plantar warts by doctors Christina A. Weber, DPM, and Kristine M. Hoffman, DPM featured in Podiatry Today.
Lyme Disease: How to detect a tick bite
Lyme Disease is agrowing concern for all people throughout the United States. Outside magazine provides 9 tips for avoiding and treating tick bites.
Stop Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are often preventable and easy to protect oneself from. Check out this website for some helpful information on how you or an athlete you know can develope better practices in preventing sports injuries.
Foods That Look Like Body Parts They're Good For- Woman's Day
These foods look like the body parts that they positively affect.
Preventing Work-related Injuries: Standing on the Job
Are you on your feet all day? Maybe you work retail, or in a resturant, or on a constuction site. Here's a way to prevent work-realted injuries if you find yourself standing on the job.
Beware Improperly Made Boots
Pain in the feet and knees are linked to the popular Ugg-style boots. A warning to consumers.
Doctors Fight Cosmetic Foot Surgery
The dangers of having foot surgery simply to improve the appearance of feet are revealed by orthopedic surgeons and other foot specialists.
Why Bare Feet Are Best for Children
Why shoes may not be the best for your children’s feet. A study of how a child’s foot develops and the benefits of going barefoot.