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Why Do My Feet Tingle?

Why Do My Feet Tingle?

Tingling, prickling feet are a common source of discomfort for many of our patients, especially those diagnosed with diabetes. You see, diabetes usually goes hand-in-hand with peripheral neuropathy, a condition that affects about 20 million Americans today. (So you...

How to Improve Circulation to Your Feet

How to Improve Circulation to Your Feet

The Arizona Department of Transportation plays a major role in our lives. This branch of our state government is responsible for ensuring that traffic flows smoothly at all times, and improving conditions when this doesn’t happen. But when it comes to circulation, the...

Diabetic Foot Inspections: What to Look For

Diabetic Foot Inspections: What to Look For

Diabetes causes a host of problems in the body including reduced blood flow, impaired immune function, and neuropathy (nerve damage). These problems lead to increased risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, and blindness. But that’s not all – diabetes can also...

Quick Tricks for Foot Exercise When You’re Sitting Down

Quick Tricks for Foot Exercise When You’re Sitting Down

Are you sitting down for this? You don’t have to be, but odds are pretty good you are. You might be reading this at your desk in the office, or on the sofa after a long day of work. While there are certainly active jobs and ways to get moving in the off-hours, many of...

How Do I Know I Have Diabetic Feet?

How Do I Know I Have Diabetic Feet?

If you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes, and you have concerns about how it may affect your feet, then your mind is certainly in the right place. The complications of diabetes on the feet can be especially dire and debilitating, so they are very much worth...

What to Do About Painful or Uncomfortable Swelling in Diabetic Feet

What to Do About Painful or Uncomfortable Swelling in Diabetic Feet

It can be disconcerting to look down at your feet and ankles and almost wonder if they are truly yours! They may look swollen or puffy, and the skin may look stretched and shiny. You might even see some pitting in the swollen area. This swelling in the lower...

Set a Running Goal for One of These Phoenix-Area Races

Set a Running Goal for One of These Phoenix-Area Races

No matter your current stage as a runner—whether you have just “gotten off the couch” or have been consistently hitting the trails on your own for a while now—we feel it’s well worth trying at least one running event. We have a few good reasons for this: It sets a...

Tips for Choosing the Right Running Shoes

Tips for Choosing the Right Running Shoes

Choosing to run is an extremely worthy pursuit, and choosing running shoes is one of the first factors any beginner must consider. Let us tell you right now: even if you’re just “testing the waters” with running for the time being, getting out there in just any old...

Tips for Running in the Heat of Summer

Tips for Running in the Heat of Summer

Summer is just around the corner. And, if you live in Arizona, then you already know what that means – four months of triple-digit temperatures! Now, some of you may already be planning on starting (or continuing) your running routine in a climate-controlled gym...

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