As you may know, it’s best to try on shoes at the end of the day. That’s because walking around all day slightly enlarges and widens the feet. Feet (and shoe size) also change through the years.
“Understanding the changes feet undergo over time can help minimize age-related issues and pain,” … Read More
Up to 10 million Americans are thought to suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS): a nerve disorder that causes discomfort and weakness in the wrist and hand. Fortunately, the condition is very treatable—and it’s important to seek help for it before it permanently affects your hand function.
What is Carpal Tunnel … Read More
We use our hands for so many different activities that conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)—which we’re covering in this month’s issue—can significantly impact day-to-day life. I know from personal experience, having suffered from CTS on and off for 20 years before having surgery last year to treat it.
CTS is … Read More
Fibromyalgia is a perplexing condition. It causes severe aches and pains, and can affect sleep, mood and memory. There is no simple diagnostic test and no cure. And treatments that help control symptoms in one person may not work for another with the same condition.
But researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital … Read More
Your intervertebral discs—the small, donut-shaped structures located between each of the vertebrae in your spine—are less than two inches in diameter, but they are essential to your mobility. Healthy discs provide cushioning between your vertebrae and allow your spine to move and bend. The discs also keep enough space open … Read More