Researchers at ShopSmart magazine conducted a survey which reveals that nearly 30 percent of women in the U.S. report buying shoes at online retailers on a regular basis, a percentage that’s just about doubled in the past four years.
If you’re one of the many people heading to a tropical climate to escape the late-winter blues, it may be a good idea to peel back those heavy wool socks and have a look at the state of your feet.
Warm weather is approaching, and that may have many people perusing the new selections of summer sandals and flip flops.
Seniors who continue to enjoy running into their golden years are making good efforts toward maintaining overall health as they get older.
Once a woman reaches a certain age, footwear options like stilettos or open-toed sandals may not be viable choices due to foot conditions, such as bunions, hammer toe or yellowed toenails.
The deals at secondhand stories can be awfully tempting, as anyone who’s ever come across a $20 pair of used Christian Louboutin knows well.
A team of researchers at Australia’s LaTrobe University surveyed 151 people with symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) in the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.
A reader of The Globe and Mail asked the news provider’s in-house doctor, Sheila Wijayasinghe, whether she could continue wearing her beloved high heels past the age of 35, as foot pain began to set in.
A team of researchers conducted a study which reveals that individuals who go under the knife for knee replacement surgery and are subsequently prescribed narcotic pain relievers may become dependent on the drugs.
Individuals who are overweight or obese face a number of health issues throughout their lifetime, including diabetes, cardiovascular problems, pain in the lower extremities and bunions
When bunions or hammer toe advance to a stage where the deformity is altering the way a person walks, they may subsequently experience pain in other places, with one common area being the lower back.
A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that female basketball players may be able to avoid injury to the anterior cruciate ligament by changing the way they land when coming down from a jump.
Loyola University Health System researchers have found that kids and teens who train intensely for one sport are more likely to have an activity-related injury than those who participate in various sports.
New research from ladies clothing brand Savoir reveals that many women spend more on their vacation wardrobe than they do on the trip itself, with 85 percent of ladies older than 50 reporting expenditures as high as $2,300.
Runners may be noticing a new kind of shoe appearing in sportswear stores. Called “toe shoes,” the new athletic footwear resembles a glove for the foot, with individual compartments for each toe.