The Reason Podiatrists are Hypersensitive About Artificial Turf

No doubt you’re familiar with the describing word “hyper.” Kids can be hyperactive and co-workers (and spouses!) can be hypersensitive. So, “hyper” indicates an action that’s exaggerated, over the top, over and above the norm. At Montgomery Foot Care Specialists, we sometimes treat patients who’ve hyper-extended their big toe. That hyperextension has a specific name […]

“Sitting is the New Smoking”

Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative, has been quoted as saying “Sitting is the new smoking.” He believes that the number of hours people spend sitting every day is killing us. The American Diabetes Association seems to agree. They’ve designated the first Wednesday in May as National Get […]