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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Non-Surgical Treatment for Bunions

Non-Surgical Treatment for Bunions

If you are experiencing difficulty with bunions, it is common for your doctor to suggest non-surgical remedies first. Typically people are encouraged to add padding to their shoes, try orthotic insoles or a wider flat shoe. While these approaches may reduce discomfort, bunions can only be completely corrected through surgery. When bumps get larger or […]

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How to Pick Soccer Shoes

How to Pick Soccer Shoes

Soccer is a very popular, high-intensity sport. The right shoes are required for safe play. Soccer shoes should provide arch support and a quality foot bed. When playing soccer on a soft turf, wear rubber cleats to gain traction. Rubber cleats are recommended because they provide shock absorption while maintaining comfort.* Podiatrists do not recommend […]

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