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Health & Wellness

  1. Walking Playlist to Motivate You to Move

    playlist for walking

     

    Whether you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or not, exercise is helpful to maintain a healthy life. Walking is one form of exercise that can help get your blood moving, burn calories and help cardiovascular health. According to the American Diabetes Association, walking can improve health and reduce health care costs, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

    And when it comes to walking, the right music can make or break your exercise routine.
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  2. Introducing the Select Sheer Collection

    Get the support you need and the style you want, whether going to work, an event or just around town.

    Hello Select Sheer!

    Here at Dr. Comfort®, we want to provide you with comfortable hosiery that will help relieve tired, achy legs, that are functional as well as stylish. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Select Sheer, a fashionable hosiery line that offers medical support without looking like a medical garment. Continue reading

  3. 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

    DoctorQuestions

    Your feet carry you throughout the day, so why do many people forgo foot health? In fact, 77% of Americans have foot issues, and only 1/3 actually do something about it, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). It’s important to keep in mind that foot health care is an essential component of your overall health plan.
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  4. 4 At-Home Tips to Help Manage Your Foot Health

    Home Foot Health Tips

    Did you know that your feet combined contain more than 50 bones, which accounts for about one-fourth of all the bones in your body, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)? Also, your feet together have 60 joints and more than 200 muscles, tendons, and ligaments that hold them together and help them move. With so many bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments, your foot health is important to move daily.

    For such a small part of the human body, your feet play a dominant role. Just walking around with many pounds placed on them can put a lot of wear and tear on them. So, it’s a good idea to pay attention to your feet to help prevent pain or infection. Continue reading

  5. How to Protect Your Feet During Summer

    Protect Your Feet

    The winter boots are back in the closet, and the sandals are out ready for wear: Summer is here!

    During summer, people tend to head outdoors and sometimes bare their feet, but summer does bring some challenges to our feet. Foot health is essential year-round, especially if you expose your feet during the warm weather. Do you know how to protect your feet during summer? Continue reading

  6. Gear to Get You Moving

    Gear to Move

    Whether you’ve been active in the past or not, it’s not too late to start now. So, find the gear to get you moving. Continue reading

  7. Foot Care Tips for the Convention Goer

    Convention Foot Care

    Maybe you work in sales, or maybe you don’t, but either way, it’s likely that you’ve been to trade shows or conventions. According to the Convention Industry Council, 205 million people in the United States attend conventions, conferences, congresses, trade shows and exhibitions each year. Conventions are essential to gaining new knowledge in your field, networking with cross-country colleagues, and promoting your company and/or products, and, while all are beneficial, conventions can do a number on your body, particularly on your feet.

    Exhibit halls are very, very long with concrete floors providing little support. In fact, the largest convention center in North America, McCormick Place in Chicago, IL is 2,670,000 sqft! Chances are that if you’re on the floor, whether you’re an exhibitor or attendee, you’re on your feet. All day. This not only causes foot pain but soreness in your knees, hips, back, and shoulders, but makes those long hours seem even longer. To help you keep your convention experience pain-free, here are some helpful foot care tips for before, during and after your day on the trading floor.

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  8. Welcome to the Dr. Comfort® Blog!

    Welcome to the Dr. Comfort® Blog!

    Here at Dr. Comfort®, our goal is to help make life easier for people living with diabetes and other conditions affecting the feet.

    That’s why we launched our blog. A place where you can find all sorts of information to help you improve your lifestyle, whether it’s discovering new products or learning more about foot health. Continue reading

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