Latest Kris Ford Stories

2014-06-27 23:01:14

Summer vacationers and gym users are often at risk of contracting athlete’s foot. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The summer months typically see an increase of people going to the gym to work on their beach bodies, which means more people in locker rooms and public showers. Ironically, this time and setting also makes it easy for athlete’s foot fungus to spread. Dr. Kris Ford, DPM is sharing advice on how to prevent athlete’s foot this summer. Athlete’s foot fungus spreads...

2014-05-28 23:03:57

Kris Ford, DPM of The Podiatry Group, wants to inform patients of the foot-related problems that can result from the upcoming summer fun in the sun. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Now that summer has almost arrived and the weather is starting to really warm up, more people are turning to walking and running to get in shape and keep healthy. Kris Ford, DPM of The Podiatry Group of South Texas, wants to remind active individuals to be mindful this summer of the increased prevalence...

2014-03-06 23:01:16

Dr. Ford urges those wearing flip flops and sandals this spring and summer to choose supportive ones. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Spring is right around the corner, which means people will be breaking out their sandals and flip flops to wear out in the warm weather. Dr. Kris Ford, DPM, urges those who plan to make flip flops a common part of their daily spring/summer wardrobe to choose a pair that offers good support. Dr. Ford stresses the importance of supportive shoes for the...

2014-01-17 23:01:20

Ford warns that minimalist shoes may not be the right fit for everyone. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 San Antonio Podiatrist Kris Ford said runners and athletes have been inquiring about minimalist shoes in recent weeks. These shoes, also known as barefoot-style shoes, are not right for everyone Ford warns, and several factors must be considered before purchasing them. “Minimalist shoes provide very little support and very little protection from outside elements and...

2013-12-20 23:02:59

Kris Ford said there are many benefits to using custom orthotics. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Dr. Kris Ford, DPM is now offering custom orthotics to his patients, something which there are several benefits to using. Custom orthotics are specially-made devices designed to support and comfort the feet of one, specific person. Orthotics are used to improve balance and alignment, ease pain, and aid in posture. Orthotics are only manufactured after a podiatrist has conducted a...

2013-11-27 23:02:54

Dr. Kris Ford, DPM, provides advice for taking care of feet in the winter. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Dr. Kris Ford, DPM, offers advice for taking care of feet during the cold winter months. During this time, the cold can be harsh on feet, so it is important to take the necessary precautions to avoid any foot or ankle problems. Colder temperatures cause pain thresholds to drop, so injuries and arthritis of the feet and ankles can feel worse on colder days. To keep pain at...

2013-10-10 23:01:17

Dr. Kris Ford has some tips to avoid foot injuries during outdoor physical activity. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 As fall weather quickly approaches, many people will turn to the outdoors to get their exercise. People who enjoy walking, running, or bicycling as a primary source of exercise must take the proper precautions to avoid pain or injuries to their feet. First, make sure to wear properly-fitting shoes. Dr. Ford recommends replacing shoes when they start to become...

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