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Diabetic Foot Pain

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  November 2013 is Diabetes Awareness Month. To honor our many customers with diabetes, OSHATOES® is dedicating today’s post to the diabetic foot. As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, diabetes is no laughing matter. Those who have it can attest. Diabetes may cause severe health issues such as; heart disease, [...]

Obesity and Foot Pain

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Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is now officially classified as a disease. Considering that our feet carry the entire weight of our bodies, it stands to reason that being overweight or obese can increase your odds of experiencing foot pain. Even being twenty-five pounds overweight increases your chances of foot and/or ankle pain. Extra weight causes additional strain on [...]