If you’ve had your foot operated, you know recovery isn’t as easy as you thought it would be. The crutches are a pain, your foot is fragile, the cast has to stay dry and the itch is driving you mad! So we’ve put together a “survival” kit of things that could very well save you [...]
All about BunionsA bunion is characterized by a bump on the foot where the first metatarsal and the big toe protrudes. It is made of bone and tissue and it is basically a foot deformity that involves the missallignment of the big toe. Usually caused by ill-fitting footwear and excessive pressure on the toes. Women [...]
Dear Crutches: 15 Things I hate about You! I hate that I cannot carry anything using my hands anymore. I hate that you are so hard to use on stairs! I hate that you easily slide when you happen to land on a puddle. I hate you are not more comfortable to hold on to. [...]
Frustrated with Crutches? Here are some alternative devices that will eliminate the use of crutches!
Don’t you just hate the chafing of your skin and the sore muscles that you get on crutches? If you hate crutches, but have to keep your foot non-weight bearing, there’s good news for you. Read on to find out about crutch alternative devices that’s sure to give you relief and better mobility. Alternative to [...]
Get rid of the rugs in the house – nothing but trip hazards. Clean up messy cords, strewn items that could cause you to trip. Re-arrange furniture to make way for you. Make sure there is a clear path to the bathroom, kitchen and bedroom. Set up an online banking account to make bill-payments easier. [...]
Recovering from foot surgery can be challenging. Here are 10 things to remember to help you through your recovery. When your doctor says no weight can be placed on the operated foot, he means exactly that -NO weight. Putting weight on your foot could result in slower recovery, improper healing/setting of bones, and may even [...]
Recovering from Achilles surgery is never easy. These helpful tips will guide you to an easier and faster recovery. Always keep weight off your foot. There are different equipments to help keep weight off your foot. Depending on your need and lifestyle, you can use traditional crutches, or other crutch alternatives, such as the i [...]