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Go Have Your Winter Fun (but Keep Your Feet Safe While You Do)

Go Have Your Winter Fun (but Keep Your Feet Safe While You Do)

Winters can frequently be brutal in West Michigan, but that doesn’t mean the locals don’t know how to go out and have some fun! Whether you legitimately love the cold and snow or you just don’t let it slow you down, there are plenty of awesome activities to keep you...

Stretching to Manage and Prevent Heel Pain

Stretching to Manage and Prevent Heel Pain

It’s estimated that at least 1 in 4 Americans will struggle with heel pain at some point in their lives. And by “heel pain,” we don’t mean minor, temporary aches after standing in line all day at a theme park. We’re talking chronic pain that takes a week or longer to...

What You Can Do to Help Fight Peripheral Neuropathy

What You Can Do to Help Fight Peripheral Neuropathy

Our nerves run information through our body. One of their functions is to transmit sensations to our brain, so our bodies can act accordingly. When everything is working correctly, you can think of them a bit like the “Check Engine” light on a car. When a sensor trips...

Don’t Be Scared by Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Don’t Be Scared by Ingrown Toenail Treatment

Sure, they can be painful, and they can certainly look monstrous. But fortunately, an ingrown toenail is not something you should fear. Most instances of ingrown nails are minor terrors at worst and can be handled simply enough at home. And when something a bit more...

Tips for Finding the Perfect Shoes for Your Sport

Tips for Finding the Perfect Shoes for Your Sport

Once upon a time, simply owning one pair of shoes for all your sports activities was common. Whether you were walking, biking, or running, one pair of shoes was more than enough to get the job done. Fast forward a few decades, however, and things have drastically...

Heel Pain (and Other Foot Problems) at the Beach

Heel Pain (and Other Foot Problems) at the Beach

School may be almost back in session, but that doesn’t mean beach season 2019 is over just yet! Lake Michigan doesn’t really start to cool down until the end of September, and we’re sure to get at least a few more glorious weekends of warm, sunny weather. Of course,...

Ultimate Foot Care Tips for Runners

Ultimate Foot Care Tips for Runners

It really should come as no surprise that you need to take good care of your feet and ankles. They do, after all, absorb a huge amount of impact forces whenever we walk, and even more so whenever we run! In fact, during running, an average person will land on each...

Hiking Trails in Michigan

Hiking Trails in Michigan

Traffic jams, honking horns, ringing cellphones – there is plenty of chaos to keep us busy throughout the days, and with it comes the stress. All those deadlines you have to meet, all those soccer practices you need to attend, and all those household chores that never...

How MLS Laser Helps You Get Better Faster

How MLS Laser Helps You Get Better Faster

Medical practices are always evolving – the best treatments given for a condition 20 years ago may no longer be considered as efficient today. Here at Kalamazoo Podiatry, we understand that in order to continue providing you and your family with quality foot care, we...

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