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Your Feet & Diabetes

Having a diabetic nerve condition can become a nightmare for your feet, so it is very important to take adequate care to avoid complications that could lead to something as dreadful as an amputation. Because of the feeling of numbness, or the inability to feel pain, diabetic patients can be completely unaware that an injury […]

Flexible Flat Feet

Flexible flat feet are typified by the disappearance of your arch upon weight bearing, and the return of your arch after you pick your foot up. It generally begins in childhood and affects both feet, with the possibility of severe complications developing into adulthood if it is left untreated. Potential complications of flexible flat feet […]

Foot Ball Pain (Metatarsalgia)

The location on your foot where the three middle toes intersect with the middle of the foot (the “ball” of your foot) absorbs a huge amount of force whenever you walk or exercise which is why you are more likely to suffer an injury to this area, especially during high impact sporting activities. The pain […]

Ingrown Toenail Troubles

An ingrown toenail, also called onychocryptosis, is a very common condition that most of us can relate to. While occasionally suffering from an ingrown toenail can be a painful inconvenience, for some people, multiple toes can be affected simultaneously and repeatedly, turning an inconvenience into a constant battle against pain and infections. It’s often the […]

6 Exercises to Improve Your Balance

From learning to ride a bike to preventing falls, balance is an important skill to have, especially as you get older. Did you know that each year, 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 have a fall? These falls can lead to serious and debilitating injuries, so it is beneficial to include […]

Treating Heel Pain with Custom Orthotics

Heel pain is one of the most common reasons why patients seek help from podiatrists. Of the many causes for heel pain, improperly supported feet are often the primary culprit. One way podiatrists can help patients achieve heel pain relief is through creating custom orthotics to place inside footwear. There are 2 types of custom […]

Melanoma on Your Feet

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which is an important opportunity to spread awareness about the dangers of skin cancer. Although melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, does not commonly appear on the feet, when it is discovered it is often already in the advanced stages. Being able to recognize early signs of melanoma […]

Tips for Making Your Runs Easier

Whether you’ve been running for 10 days or 10 years, there is always room for improvement. Technique is definitely important, but there are many things you can tweak to make running a more enjoyable experience! Follow these tips for making your runs a bit more comfortable! Have a schedule: Don’t wait until you have time, […]

Preventing Dance Injuries

Did you know this Saturday is International Dance Day? Many dance studios, cities, and organizations have events planned to celebrate this wonderful and fun form of movement! Whether you haven’t taken a dance class in years or want to try out a new type of dance, it’s the perfect opportunity to join many others on […]

Effective Treatment for Toenail Fungus

It was easy to hide your toenails in the winter, but are they ready for sandal season? Toenail fungus can be an embarrassing and stubborn condition if you do not get proper treatment. Get help from experienced podiatrists to achieve healthier, clear nails! What does nail fungus look like? Nail fungus is caused by an […]

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