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How To Easily Prevent Bunions on Your Feet

Bunions are a painful condition many adults deal with and individuals with diabetes are especially susceptible to them. It’s...


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How Diabetes Can Affect Your Foot Health

Diabetes is a tough condition to work through, but that doesn’t mean it has to stop you in your tracks. It’s all about...


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What Makes a Diabetic Shoe Different?

One of our most frequently asked questions is, “What makes a Diabetic Shoe different?” Because many of us are unfamiliar with the...


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Importance of Diabetic Foot Exams

Providers, are you educating your patient with reminders?  Patients, are you getting reminders?


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What's inside the Anodyne shoe box?

What's inside the Anodyne shoe box?

Just as “One shoe can change your life” (Cinderella), one shoe box can help save your foot!...


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Tags: Diabetic Foot Care, Diabetic Shoes, Practitioner,

Anodyne's 3D Foot Scanner for Custom Orthotics

Exactly what is our “3D Foot Scanner?” 

Anodyne has raised the bar in terms of custom inserts/orthotics. Historically, custom...


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3 Questions To Ask Yourself Today

 

The fit of a shoe can effect an individuals health and well being on multiple levels. If a shoe doesn't fit properly, an...


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When do you need to see a podiatrist?

When we think about our health and ways to sustain it, things like our heart, liver, kidneys, etc. immediately come to mind. What...


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How to Take Foot Impressions for Fitting Custom Orthotics

How to properly cast a patient using a foam impression box for custom diabetic insoles is important because it allows us at...


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Shoe Inserts for Toe Amputations: When Does a Patient Need a Toe Filler?

Typically, the type of patient that requires a toe filler is high risk. You must take extreme care in providing and monitoring...


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How to Heat Mold A5512 Diabetic Inserts

Properly fitting A5512 heat moldable inserts is not super difficult, but is extremely important in ensuring the best possible...


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How to Fix Your Foot Problem(s)

Knowing what the problem is, is only the beginning. Finding the solution is the key. Below is a list of some of the most common...


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Food for Feet!
Billy Kanter, CPED By Billy Kanter, CPED On March 2, 2017

Food for Feet!

Food for thought. No. Food for feet! Did you know there are a few different foods can actually affect the health of your feet in...


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How to Properly Fit Winter Boots

Looking for the best fitting winter boots? First, you need to learn how to properly fit winter boots. When it begins to snow,...


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The Essential 2017 Footcare Tips

As we continue into 2017, let’s put our best foot (or feet) forward in with some basic footcare tips. While footcare may not have...


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How to Take Care of Your Feet as a Diabetic

Many people with diabetes don’t realize that the nerve and blood vessel damage caused by the disease can become a major problem...


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3 Ways to Prevent Diabetes Related Amputations

In 2010, about 73,000 non-traumatic lower-limb amputations were performed on adults aged 20 years or older with diagnosed...


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5 Exercises for Strong and Healthy Feet

Even the most health-conscious people can tend to neglect their feet.  It’s easy to do until you start to feel discomfort, which...


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How to Deal with Shin Splints

"Shin splints” is a general term for a condition caused by inflammation to the anterior or posterior muscles and tendons in the...


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How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Blood Sugar

As the seasons change, most of us are exposed to extreme temperatures of one variety or another. Whether you're sweating or...


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Foot Stretches to Counteract High Heels

Do you wear high heels? If so, the stretches below are mandatory on a daily basis. Your feet and body will thank you later.

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Fall Footcare Tips
Billy Kanter, CPED By Billy Kanter, CPED On September 15, 2016

Fall Footcare Tips

By forgoing socks, donning flip-flops, or simply going barefoot, Summer was the time to free our feet from their year-long...


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3 Exercises for Reducing Heel Pain

Heel pain is fairly common, and can be a result of many different issues or conditions. Nonetheless, regardless of what is...


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4 Tips to Manage Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the medical term for inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the connective tissue that runs along the...


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4 Tips for Healthy Toe Nails

Your nails are a reflection of your overall health, which is why proper nail care is so important. Below are a few simple and...


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5 Stretches for Your Feet

As we all know, a great deal of demand is placed on our feet. Our feet flex and change shape with every step, which means we’re...


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4 Summer Running Tips

Even after an awful start to spring here in the Midwest, it appears summer is upon us. With summer comes a lot more outdoor...


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Today we are going to talk about something I frequently suffer from…heel cracks. Heel cracks are something that are relatively...


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4 Tips for Checking your Feet

I’ve talked before about how to care for your feet, and the importance of going to a Podiatrist on a regular basis (especially...


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The Anodyne Scanner: The Future of Custom Orthotics

Historically, custom orthotics/inserts were made by taking a slipper cast or foam impression of a patient’s foot. Plaster would...


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Tags: Diabetes Awareness, Diabetic Foot Care, Anodyne Scanner,

5 Summer Tips for Diabetic Feet

It’s crazy to think that it’s almost May already. Spring, or what we’re calling “spring”, is basically over. As it gets warmer...


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Foot Massage for Diabetics

Knowing how to receive a foot massage doesn’t take much. However, knowing how to give a good foot massage takes a little bit of...


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Natural Remedies for Foot Pain and Strain

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, fasciitis is understood to result from kidney and liver deficiencies. The kidney controls the...


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3 Tips to Prevent Foot Odor

I may be generalizing, but I think it’s safe to say, all of us deal with foot odor…to some extent. Some of us more than others....


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5 Things Everyone Should Know About Their Feet

Let’s face it. most of us are hard on our feet. On average, we take close to 10,000 steps a day. Nonetheless, even though we take...


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Three Easy Ways to Help with Plantar Fasciitis

Being active is an important part of our everyday lives. Whether it be walking, running, swimming, biking, etc., it’s important...


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Footwear Tips for Winter

Hello Everyone,

My name is Billy Kanter, and I am excited to share with you all sorts of tips and facts about caring for your...


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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

According to the latest numbers from the CDC, over 29 million Americans are living with Diabetes, and over a quarter of them...


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