Being told that you need surgery can be very disturbing news that most people fear hearing from their doctor. If your podiatrist prescribes foot or ankle surgery, here is what you can expect.
While many people do not see the unattractive bumps on the bottom of your foot, it’s still imperative that you seek proper treatment for them! Here are several good reasons why you should not wait on treatment.
Many people feel frustrated with their “ugly” toenails. In this blog we share information regarding some of the conditions that may be affecting your toenails
If the skin bordering your nail bed is irritated, swollen, red, and it’s painful to the touch, you have an ingrown toenail. Here are some of the dos and don’ts regarding this condition.
Bunions are a common condition that can ultimately become unsightly and painful. The best way to prevent them from forming, or stop their development, is by following a few simple steps.
Insoles, inserts, arch supports, and orthotic devices all provide support for your feet. In this blog we discuss the difference between these options and how they can help to make your feet function and feel the best that they possibly can.
With more outdoor fun in the sun and heat, our feet need a little extra TLC to stay healthy. Here are our top 5 tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy this summer.
One of the most important things to do when starting a running program is to make sure you are wearing proper footwear. The following tips will help ensure that your feet are protected.
Many diabetics aren’t aware of foot injuries and are therefore less apt to treat the injury in a timely manner. Here are some tips for protecting your diabetic feet.
When the warmer weather arrives, we often jump back into sports (literally) despite being somewhat out of shape. Here are six tips to prevent injuries and still enjoy the warmer weather.
Runners are disposed to a lot of injuries, and overuse is the main cause of the most common running injuries. Here are some of the most common running injuries, what causes them, and how they can be prevented.
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis – which is characterized by stiffness and damage of the joints - can affect any of the 30+ joints located in the ankle and foot.
It is very important to have foot and ankle injuries treated right away. Unfortunately, many people put off a visit to their podiatrist and this is a huge mistake. Here are three ankle and foot conditions, and the consequences of not seeking medical treatment for them.
Walking is often an underrated form of exercise. In fact, many diseases that affect people both physically and mentally can be fought off with daily walking.
For many of us, spring is a time of rejuvenation. We’re anxious to get outdoors, to experience the freedom of warmer weather and more activity
Your feet take a good amount of daily abuse from running, walking and jumping, so of course they are subjected to a variety of different problems. There are several different types of damage that can lead to foot problems.
After a long winter, we weren’t convinced that it would really happen, but warmer weather is on its way. Have your feet been cramped up and withering away in layers of snow boots and woolen socks for the past several months?
Feet are a very important part of your body, probably even more than you realize. If you have a problem with your feet, you suddenly realize how difficult it is to function without them
Anyone who exercises regularly knows that foot blisters are an unfortunate and uncomfortable part of being active that can literally stop you in your tracks.
Taking control of your health is a great commitment, regardless of your age. But taking steps toward a healthier lifestyle can be a bit complicated for those living with diabetic neuropathy.