Healthy Eating Tips & Tricks from Fairview’s Dietitian
Halloween is right around the corner — and with it bags upon bags of goodies. But what about those Elsas and Avengers who have allergies? What is okay to serve so everyone can go home happy? With 8% of kids having food allergies these days, it’s 100% something to consider.
Preparing for baby is an exciting time for new parents. But, with excitement comes stress. What will my birthing plan look like? What facility will I choose? How can I best prepare to adjust to life post-birth? Fortunately, there are designated hospitals and birthing centers that work to ensure that new parents and their children are provided with the support they need. These are known as Baby-Friendly facilities.
It isn’t too difficult to spot hammer toe. Typically developing on the second or third toe, the middle part of the toe will bend upwards and the end of the toe will flex down, resembling a hammer shape. What isn’t easy is how to fix this painful foot affliction.
We spoke with Fairview Range podiatrist, Dr. Stacey Helland, to learn more about what causes hammer toe, what treatment options are available, and how to prevent it.
With summer well underway, you’re probably thinking about switching up your footwear. But whether you’re breaking out the hiking boots to hit the trails or finding the perfect pair of flip flops for the lake, you know nailcare is important. Unfortunately, choosing footwear for summer becomes a pain when an ingrown toenail decides to show up to the party. While ingrown toenails are treatable and usually clear up within a few days, they can be painful—and there can be consequences if they are left untreated.
Your alarm clock goes off. Turning it off, you sit up in bed and stretch. Just as you’re getting out of bed, your feet touch the floor.
Here at Fairview Range, we want our patients to take the necessary precautions to keep themselves safe. June is National Safety Month. We ask our patients to take the time to consider precautions and prevention tips to ensure their own safety and the safety of others when it comes to preventing injury at work, at home, and in our communities. The following article was written by Dr. Kasey Kapella and first published in the Hibbing Daily Tribune Senior Resource Guide’s September 2018 issue.
If you have gout, you know symptoms can often come on quickly and painfully. Especially foot pain. Gout symptoms can often range from uncomfortable to downright crippling—but what’s worse is how the pain can affect your daily life. After all, when you’re suffering from a gout attack, what’s there to do?
Whether you’re missing out on skiing, hiking, or experience pain walking from one room to another, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) often affects every aspect of your life. RA is a painful, chronic disease which commonly affects the feet and other joints. Signs and symptoms may vary—from soreness and swelling of the feet that lasts a few days, to prolong pain that comes with the disease eroding the joint and changing a foot’s shape.
It’s a big decision. Which breast cancer surgery option is right for you? We’re breaking down the terms you need to know to help you understand what each surgery will entail, what you will need to take into consideration, and the advantages and disadvantages of each.