This week: Foot health, traumatic brain injury, role of the nutritionist

Jul 10, 2020

Can going barefoot sometimes be better for your feet? Should you wear compression stockings? When do your feet require medical attention? These and other issues concerning foot health are explained by physical therapist Christopher Neville, an associate professor in the physical therapy education department at Upstate and co-director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the Institute for Human Performance.

He also discusses the role of the ankle as well as problems like plantar fasciitis and pain or ruptures in the Achilles tendon. Some of these issues were touched on in a recent "Real Simple" magazine article in which he was featured.

Also on this week’s “HealthLink on Air,” speech pathologist Lauren Westby and rehabilitation counselor Joanne Scandale discuss what life is like after traumatic brain injury. And, Maureen Franklin talks about the role of registered dietitian nutritionists. Listen this Sunday, July 12 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."