2015

How What You Eat Affects The Health Of Your Feet

You probably already know that your dietary choices can impact the health of your heart and joints, but did you know that what you eat can affect the health of your feet? Many people simply take their feet for granted -- until, of course, the day comes when they experience foot pain or problems that can no longer be ignored. Following a proper diet can help keep your feet functional and healthy.

Make Your Recovery From Ankle Surgery Easy By Preparing Before Your Operation

Recovering from foot or ankle surgery is a lengthy, slow process. According to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, it can take a year to fully recover. At three months after surgery, the foot or ankle feels "fair," and it's "good" at six months. If you're going to have ankle surgery, preparing beforehand can make this process go easier -- especially if your ankle doctor requires you to stay off of your feet for a portion of the recovery period.