During the past several years, more people have started participating in winter sports, especially outdoors sports. Skiing, snowmobiling, and tobogganing are all growing in popularity,...

If you count yourself among the 14 million people in the United States with diabetes mellitus, you know that good health requires special vigilance. You...

Foot ulcers are among the most frightening complications of diabetes, and with good reason: Each year 15 percent of people with diabetes develop them, and...

Unlike some other forms of exercise, walking doesn't require much special gear. But you should pay attention to your feet and make sure you have the...

Mary Sneed wore pumps to a wake - and nearly lost her big toe. "The shoes had only one-inch heels - but that was...

Are you doing all you can... ... to safeguard your feet? Your feet really do need to be checked every day. Every year, more than 50,000...

Background Foot ulcers and amputations are major causes of disability among people with diabetes. Perhaps 15 percent of people with diabetes have a foot ulcer...

Most people take their feet for granted. It's only when we get a blister, stub a toe, or notice a strange smell that we...

A pedorthist will fit you for the footwear that may help you walk or perhaps avoid an amputation. You've got a prescription for therapeutic shoes in hand....

Tips on caring for various foot ailments are presented. These include calluses and corns, dry skin, ingrown toenails and tired feet. Feet should also...