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Foot Health: Your feet, horse’s hooves aren’t that different – a lot rides on appropriate care

  By Dr. Matthew Ellsworth KyForward columnist   The last weekend of October will cause lots of tired feet from all that trick-or-treating! But also on that weekend, watch for even more fun as Lexington hosts the grandest equine run of them all – the Breeders’ Cup.   With the big event just weeks away, let’s change it up and talk about horse feet today. Here are some fun...

How to Pick the Best Running Shoe for Your Feet

  By Will Gates Jr. Get Moving KY Columnist   Almost all runners run in shoes, there are some that have tough enough feet and healthy running form that run barefoot. There are so any different options for shoes out there that it really can be overwhelming. Although it can be overwhelming, it can be an easy choice for shoes, too. It can be as simple as, “What shoe feels great on my...

Guest Post: Dr. Freels on Neuroma

Dr. Freels, a podiatrist at Lexington Podiatry and Kentucky Heel Pain Center is passionate about the health of your feet. She encourages her patients to protect their feet so that they may continue their favorite sports and activities. PRINCESS AND THE PEA: NEUROMA We’re all familiar with the fairy tale. The handsome prince knew the beautiful girl was a princessbecause she could feel a small...