Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center

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When to Start Children in Shoes

When to Start Children in Shoes

You know that you want your children to wear shoes, but do you know the right kind? Because you want your children’s muscles to develop properly, it’s important to provide them with a supportive but bendable shoe. In order to develop a proper arch, flexibility in children’s shoes is key.* The bones in children’s feet […]

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Kick Off Your Shoes

Kick Off Your Shoes

When you walk barefoot on the Earth, you experience a process known as grounding. This transfer of free electrons that pass from the earth into your body’s tissues provides many health benefits. When you ground yourself you can reduce inflammation, thin your blood, improve your sleep and even relieve chronic pain.* While it is important […]

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Black Toenails for Runners

Black Toenails for Runners

One issue distance runners commonly encounter is black toenails. The discoloration is actually a sign of bleeding below the surface of your nail. If you don’t trim your toenails, they will jam into your shoes as you run, causing this common and unsightly problem.* Keep your toenails well trimmed to avoid black toenails, also consider […]

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How to Prevent Shin Splints

How to Prevent Shin Splints

While walking and running make for a great cardio workout, they can be torture on your shins. The straining and over-stretching of your muscles on the periosteum bone can actually cause painful shin splints. Repetitive pounding on hard surfaces can cause the symptoms of shin splints to flare up.* Proper footwear, stretching and soft surfaces […]

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High Heels Can Cause Ingrown Toenails

High Heels Can Cause Ingrown Toenails

High heels are more than just a little bit uncomfortable, they can also cause painful ingrown toenails. When toenails are squished together in a high heel, the big toenail can easily grow into the skin around the nail. This condition is known as onychocryptosis, and is commonly accompanied by swelling, redness, and sometimes even infection.* […]

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Reflexology for Neuropathy of Your Feet

Reflexology for Neuropathy of Your Feet

We all know the importance of taking care of your feet, however sometimes the correct shoes, posture and proper exercise may not be enough. If you experience numbness due to damaged nerves (known as Neuropathy) you could be dealing with circulation problems, vitamin B deficiency, arthritis or even diabetes. Luckily, a therapy known as Reflexology […]

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