Plantar Fasciitis: How to Limit it and Avoid Other Foot/Ankle Injuries or Pain

Plantar Fasciitis

Luckily, plantar fasciitis is MUCH easier to explain than it is to pronounce. Plantar Fasciitis is an injury characterized by a very sharp ‘pinprick’ like pain coming from underneath the foot. It can come from too much running, having a long term Achilles tendon issue that wasn’t attended to, from wearing shoes that are too…

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How to Ease Ankle Pain as Soon as it Strikes, and Return to Exercise Safely

Ankle Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace. You finally feel like you can run a little farther than you did last time, then all of a sudden- OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch, and give running another attempt, but nope!…

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6 Shoe Mistakes That Could be Causing Your Foot Pain

Shoe Mistakes

If you’ve ever hobbled off the dance floor at a wedding with your heels in hand, or ever found yourself looking forward to the moment you go home after a long day spent in meetings, so that you can slip your work shoes off- you’ll know that shoes can easily cause foot pain. This holds…

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5 Steps to Properly Recover From an Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury Recovery

Most people have twisted their ankle in some way at this point in their life. Whether it be stepping off of a sidewalk wrong, stepping incorrectly in high heels, or even playing your favorite sport, the sharp pain that comes with twisting your ankle inwards can be pretty hard to forget. When dealing with a…

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One of the Best Ways to Keep Fit Without Going to the Gym

Jogging

Since it’s going to be a ‘springtime’ soon, something we hear a lot of people who visit our clinic talk about is wanting to be healthier. But one thing that is holding them back is that they’re either: Not sure where to start or what activity to do Or They think that they have to…

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Dread the Scales? There’s a Better Way to Measure Your Health

Scales

In January, we’re often overloaded with so many weight loss messages, that even the most confident of us can feel under pressure to lose weight… And those of us who may not even need to shed a few pounds, begin to question if they should try to or not. So a lot of us end…

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Using the Power of Friendship to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Friends Exercise

We’re now approaching the middle of January and by now, statistically speaking, a lot of us have already pushed aside the new year’s resolutions we made for 2020. Can you relate? Or are you still going strong? If your resolutions have come to a standstill, or even if you’re still going strong, we want to…

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How to Begin Your Fitness Journey

Exercise Goals

These extra pounds could even be contributing to any back pain, knee pain, hip pain, etc. They want to begin exercising, but state “I’ve tried working out in the past, but quickly injured myself as a result”. We hear the hesitance in their voice, understandably so, and ultimately the question becomes what, where and how…

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4 Tips to Help You Stick to Healthy Habits in the New Year

New Year Goals

Are you ready to ring in the new year? 2020 will be here before you know it, and although this past month has been full of errands, sweet treats and lounging around watching Christmas movies, it will all be over soon! Getting back to reality can stink. But, it can be even worse if you…

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Christmas

Feet Up

December is almost over! Which means… Mariah Carey is following you everywhere you go, it’s acceptable to eat chocolate for breakfast and there’s an endless supply of peppermint lattes everywhere you look. Without a doubt, the holiday season is a blast. But if we’re being honest, it’s also a time of stress and excess. You’re…

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