Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center

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Walk, Stand, then Sit

Walk, Stand, then Sit

When it comes to your health, standing is better than sitting, and walking is better than standing. Walking promotes good circulation and helps you evenly distribute pressure and weight. Standing engages some muscles, but prolonged standing may lead to swollen legs and feet. While sitting is the worst of all, as it contributes to muscle degeneration, […]

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Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive Walking Shoes

Supportive shoes are needed for activities such as brisk walking. Supportive shoes will cushion your feet, accommodate heel movement and support your arches. Wearing unsupportive shoes can lead to connective tissue problems as well as knee, shin and foot pain. Make an investment in quality, supportive shoes that provide motion control.* Brisk walking is a […]

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Walking is a Basic Health Requirement

Walking is a Basic Health Requirement

Breathing, eating, and drinking water are some of the most basic requirements for health, but walking is another one. For good health, it is important to take at least 10,000 steps each day. If you’re looking to get fit on top of staying healthy, just add strength training and high-intensity interval training to your daily […]

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Walking is a Superfood

Walking is a Superfood

Walking is a great cardiovascular exercise that increases your overall fitness by strengthening your lungs and heart. Regular walking is good for your cardiovascular system, bones, and can even improve your sleep. Walking can help with weight loss as well. You can burn as many calories walking as you do jogging by maintaining a brisk […]

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Limb Length Discrepancies Cause Discomfort

Limb Length Discrepancies Cause Discomfort

Limb length discrepancies of the lower extremities are also known as “short leg syndrome”. This problem affects nearly 80% of the population, and can result in pain in the pelvis, hips, or lower back. Pain can be found in the longer limb because that limb has more contact with the ground and is forced to […]

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Walkers Need to Stretch and Strengthen

Walkers Need to Stretch and Strengthen

If you walk often, your body may begin to experience muscle imbalances. Without stretching, walkers may experience tight hamstrings, calves, and lower back muscles. And, without strengthening exercises to keep them strong, the shins, quadriceps, and belly can become weakened. In order to keep things balanced, it’s important to incorporate stretching and strengthening exercises into […]

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