October 16, 2014
How to Select the Right Athletic Shoes
Source: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Proper-fitting sports shoes can enhance performance and prevent injuries. Follow these fitting facts when purchasing a new pair of athletic shoes. -If possible, purchase atheltic shoes from a specialty store. The staff will provide valuable input on the type of shoe needed for your sport as well as […]
October 15, 2014
How to Lace Shoes for Proper Fit
Source: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Lacing Techniques for Proper Shoe Fit Certain lacing techniques for shoes can prevent injuries, alleviate pain and relieve foot problems. If you have specific foot problems, follow these lacing techniques to get a good fit with your shoe… View Full Article
October 14, 2014
How to Assess Your Shoe IQ
Source: American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Take the following quiz and check your shoe IQ!(Answers and resources appear at bottom of page.) View Full Article
October 13, 2014
Selecting a Weight-Loss Program
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Some people lose weight on their own; others like the support of a structured program. Overweight people who are successful at losing weight, and keeping it off, can reduce their risk factors for heart disease. If you decide to join any kind of weight-control program, here are some […]
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