Diabetic Footcare

According to what Marc Blatstein read in a recent article, “Despite much effort directed toward amputation prevention in the last decades, the incidence of lower-extremity amputation in people with diabetes continues to rise.” Amputations for diabetic patients doesn’t need to be on the rise and can easily be prevented. Patients need to practice preventive health […]

Free Foot Health Clinic in Dubai, Marc Blatstein

Marc Blatstein (Dr.) comments on this article: Children in Dubai will be getting free podiatry screenings this year, thanks to a group called the Dubai Podiatry Center. In an article posted on PRweb.com recently discussed the Center’s launch of it’s first annual Foot Health Campaign for Children. In the months of October and November, the […]

FootMate System- Marc Blatstein

Dr. Marc Blatstein came across an article on WND that talks about a great product called the FootMate System. his product came out in 1951 and has been helping many people ever since. The system “consists of expertly contoured brush bristles that stimulate, massage, clean, and condition your feet from a standing position. That means “no […]

Shoes that are comfortable aren’t always the best option

Dr Marc Blatstein  came across an interesting article today in the Washington Post. The article talks about comfortable shoes and how they might not be the best for you. You might think your super comfortable Clogs are providing you with all the necessary comfort, but you should think again. A study indicated that people with […]

Keeping Your Feet Healthy With Diabetes

Diabetics have long suffered from foot problems. An article from National Diabetes Clearing House talks about the foot problems that most diabetics will encounter at times. Dr Marc Blatstein tells us that a common problem that some people have is nerve damage. As nerves become damaged in your feet, you might not be able to […]

Diabetes Leads to 2,000 Amputations In Canada, by Marc Blatstein

According to Dr. Marc Blatstein , a startling report came out recently that stated over 2,000 amputations took place in Canada due to diabetic complications. It is frustrating that this number is so high because a lot of these incidents can be avoided. “It’s depressing that the number continues to be high and it’s particularly discouraging […]

Hockey Players in High-Tech Socks

A few years ago when some companies stopped making knit socks for hockey players and switched to a thinner performance material, there was buzz about the new socks being less safe.  The knit socks seemed to protect players from nicks and cuts from opponents’ skates fairly well, but the new material seemed too thin to […]

Are you experiencing numbness on the top of your foot?

Don’t jump to conclusions too quickly if you are experiencing numbness on the top of your feet. It is isn’t anything you should be worrying about. According to a recent article in the NY Daily News, the Running Doc discusses what is contributing to that numbness and it turns out it is most likely how […]