Orthotics for Cycling


Cycling is an excellent hobby, and for the cycling enthusiast, the freedom to ride on a beautiful day is a great way to spend leisure time. For those who use their bike are their primary source of transportation, it is the way to get to and from work or activities. Yet, cycling takes a [...]

Orthotics for Cycling2020-04-01T13:06:52-04:00

Lymphatic Self-Massage


Lymphatic self-massage is a gentle massage that can help you manage your lymphedema. Doing this massage daily can help you decrease the swelling in your lower body. After learning from a therapist, you can use the resources below to help guide your daily massages at home. What to know before you start the [...]

Lymphatic Self-Massage2020-03-23T21:49:20-04:00

Shin Splints


Shin splints can come from a variety of causes, and the condition is excruciating for the sufferer. To get an idea of the scope of the problem, understand that it is not just a condition that people who engage in physical training get. Shin splints come from several different conditions that people experience, and [...]

Shin Splints2020-03-19T15:35:12-04:00

Drew Shoes, a large selection of styles and colours


When you are experiencing the ‘agony of da feet,’ know that there is relief for your feet with Drew Shoes. They are the oldest company in existence – 143-years and counting – and they are the top shoe company for people with special shoe needs. To get the best care anywhere, Care-Med is your [...]

Drew Shoes, a large selection of styles and colours2020-03-12T13:33:06-04:00

Compression Wear for Health


Chronic pain is no laughing matter, it can be debilitating, and reduce the quality of life a person can enjoy. Fortunately, developments in the medical community are evolving to reduce the problems a person can face through the use of compression wear. When compression wear was first developed, it was designed to alleviate chronic [...]

Compression Wear for Health2020-02-27T22:04:12-05:00

Alleviating Tennis Elbow with Compression


Almost nothing can ruin the enjoyment of playing tennis as much as an elbow that hurts. Every stroke in the game requires flexing the joint and a follow through with force except for drop shots. Most people cannot tolerate the pain and avoid playing instead, a decision that sacrifices the benefits of healthy exercise [...]

Alleviating Tennis Elbow with Compression2020-03-12T13:45:43-04:00

How Orthotics Help Relieve Pain and Discomfort


Ongoing pain in the feet or ankles calls for a visit with a certified chiropodist/podiatrist. Oftentimes, chronic types of pain in the lower extremities are caused by poor biomechanics of the feet, and a chiropodist/podiatrist can perform physical examinations, imaging tests and other diagnostics to zero in on the culprit. After doing so, custom [...]

How Orthotics Help Relieve Pain and Discomfort2020-03-12T13:47:38-04:00

Brief History of Podiatry and Chiropody


Before the 1950's, the word that was commonly used for individuals who provided foot care was chiropody, which is still commonly used among the British and Canadian. However, podiatry has gained a significant foothold in many parts of the world and has become much more commonly used in America. An individual who practices this form [...]

Brief History of Podiatry and Chiropody2020-03-12T13:49:02-04:00