Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center

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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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Benefits of Going Barefoot

Benefits of Going Barefoot

The sole of your foot has 104 “mechanoreceptors”, which tell you how to properly balance yourself by measuring pressure and indentation. These plantar nerves keep you upright and stable and let you know when you need to make minor adjustments to your stance. The soles of your feet are loaded with helpful sensors. Unfortunately, socks […]

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Eccentric Stretching for Achilles Tendonitis

Eccentric Stretching for Achilles Tendonitis

Eccentric stretching is all about lengthening your muscles through tension and contraction. For example, when you raise up onto your toes, your calf muscles shorten, and when you descend, your calf muscles lengthen. Medical evidence shows that eccentric stretching is one of the best exercises for treating Achilles tendonitis.* When you are not in pain, […]

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