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These 3 Cancers Can Strike Your Feet

Beware of lesions on your feet that may be cancerous growths in disguise. Skin cancer can look a lot like other conditions including moles, blisters, and warts. It’s best to have regular checkups with your foot doctor since he or she will be able to identify potential tumors and have them biopsied to check for […]

4 Ways to Strengthen Weak Ankles

When your ankles are weak it can cause your feet to ache, and can also cause balance problems that may result in falls. Physical therapy exercises are a great way to improve ankle health and custom braces can be used to improve balance and prevent falls. 4 methods for increasing ankle strength and stability include […]

What Causes Flat Feet?

Flatfoot is a common condition frequently seen by podiatrists, with over 70 million people in the United States alone being affected. For some people having flat feet doesn’t cause any problems, but for many folks having untreated or improperly treated flat feet causes not only many foot and ankle problems but also has a radiating […]

Prevent Ingrown Toenails With These 3 Tips

Ingrown toenails often begin gradually with only minor discomfort, but as the nail pushes further, it can cut the skin causing pain, swelling, bleeding, and bacterial and fungal infections. Any added pressure from your footwear can make it very painful to wear shoes. Some people may inherit a tendency to have excessively curved toenails, which […]

What Makes My Feet So Smelly?

Foot odor is pretty much unavoidable to a large degree. Your feet are loaded with sweat glands (nearly half a million in both feet!) and this constant production of moisture produces the ideal environment for the growth of bacteria and fungi. As these microbes consume your sweat they produce horrible smells during the decomposition process. […]

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