Are minimalist shoes good for me?

Minimalist shoes have been a popular topic for the last few years. If you’re a runner, you will have heard about it. Perhaps, you may have contemplated using them or are using them. These shoes are created to simulate barefoot running. Therefore, they generally have little or no stability in the heel and midfoot. Also, […]

Balance and Aging

Did you know that one in three people over the age of 65 lose their balance and fall? As one ages, this risk increases. As a podiatrist, I have learned that as we age, we become stiffer over time. As we become stiffer, we compensate by changing the way we walk by shuffling our feet, […]

Step Better and Feel Better

Do you notice that some people seem to age more gracefully than others? As in, some people just seem to look a lot younger than they actually are. For some, this is simply genetics but for many, it’s about how they cared for themselves. As we have said before, it is ultimately up to us […]