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How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Foot ulcers are an all-too common consequence of diabetes. Not everyone with diabetes will develop foot ulcers, but those who do require prompt care from a foot and ankle specialist to avoid complications. Here’s how to prevent trouble.

Aug 8th, 2022
Ways to Reduce Your Lingering Bunion Pain

Bunions can cause considerable pain when you wear shoes and even make it difficult to walk. Typically a progressive problem, bunions can worsen without intervention. A podiatrist can help you get relief.

Jul 1st, 2022
Are Your Shoes to Blame for Feet Problems?

Wearing the wrong shoes can be a pain — literally. Ill-fitting shoes can cause a host of foot and ankle problems that, if left untreated, may lead to chronic pain and affect your mobility.

Jun 16th, 2022
Reasons Why You Should Always Wear Clean, Dry Socks

Socks are more than a fashion item; they’re important to your foot health. By understanding why socks matter, and making sure you’re always wearing a clean and dry pair, you’re setting yourself up for healthy feet.

May 17th, 2022
How to Spot Diabetic Nerve Damage

Diabetes affects circulation and sensation, which puts you at risk of complications. Elevated blood sugar can silently damage your nerves even years before you’re diagnosed with diabetes. As a result, you must take special care of your feet.

Apr 7th, 2022
What Athletes Should Know About Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis can threaten your ability to engage in your favorite sports and activities. Fortunately, it’s a very common and treatable foot and ankle condition. See an expert for diagnosis and treatment.

Mar 13th, 2022
Post-Traumatic Arthritis: How It Affects Feet

It seems unfair that an old injury can come back to haunt you. However, that’s exactly what happens in the case of post-traumatic arthritis, which can develop after an injury to your foot or ankle. Learn more about it here.

Jan 1st, 2022
Bunions: Common Causes

A bunion can lead to pain and serious foot problems. The sooner you seek medical and evaluation and treatment, the sooner you can get relief and improve your foot health. Learn more about the causes behind bunions here, as well as how we treat them.

Dec 7th, 2021
Do High Heels Cause Hammertoes?

There is a link between hammertoe and wearing high heels. If you regularly wear high heels for several hours, you increase your risk of developing a number of foot and ankle problems, including hammertoe.

Nov 3rd, 2021
6 Symptoms of Ankle Arthritis

Ankle arthritis can make it painful to do simple everyday activities like climbing stairs. Are you experiencing symptoms of arthritis in your ankles? Treatment to reduce pain and stiffness can help you do the things you enjoy.

Oct 4th, 2021
Common Causes of an Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail can irritate your toe and cause redness, swelling, and pain. If pain is significant, or if you tend to have a recurring problem, a podiatrist can take steps to relieve the pain and prevent complications.

Sep 1st, 2021
How Orthotics Help With Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis affects over 1 million Americans per year, leaving many with untreated heel pain. Custom orthotics can dramatically reduce symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Here’s what you need to know.

Aug 4th, 2021
The Most Common Symptoms of Hammertoe

Hammertoes are characterized as a foot deformity, and you may experience long term pain if your hammertoe goes untreated. Luckily, there are signs and symptoms to keep a lookout for so you can get prompt treatment.

Jun 24th, 2021
Why You Should Never Ignore an Ingrown Toenail

An ingrown toenail occurs when the sides of the nail curl down and dig into the skin of your toe, causing pain. You don’t want to ignore an ingrown toenail, however, because if untreated, it can lead to problems more serious than discomfort and pain.

May 19th, 2021
Here’s How You Can Prevent Bunions

Bunions can be painful if they aren’t treated properly. The good news is that you can help prevent them by wearing the right shoe, exercising, and following the advice of a podiatrist.

Apr 15th, 2021
3 of the Most Common Risk Factors of Plantar Fasciitis

Could you be at risk for developing plantar fasciitis? This foot condition can cause severe pain and even limit your ability to move. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about the risk factors for plantar fasciitis.

Mar 23rd, 2021