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Show Gratitude for Your Feet This Thanksgiving!

There’s nothing quite like Thanksgiving, is there? It’s a wonderful time to gather with friends and family and share a delicious feast.  That’s just one reason why it’s one of the most wonderful times of the year!  Today Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step […]

Foot Care for Individuals with Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and an important time to look at how to combat this disease. Proper care of your feet is extremely important when you are a patient who must deal with a diabetes diagnosis. Since diabetes typically causes peripheral nerve damage, you gradually lose some feelings in your feet and may not even be […]

Don’t Let Chilblains Stop You From Playing in the Leaves!

Chilblains are a condition that can make fall and winter highly uncomfortable. When this occurs, you can experience many uncomfortable symptoms such as itching, swelling, and patches of red skin. It can also be painful because your small blood vessels are being affected. Thankfully when you want to avoid this condition, there are simple tips […]

Winter Is Coming! Are You Prepared?

When winter begins to come in, you think of leaves falling, pumpkin spice lattes, and sledding once the snow comes in. What you should know, though, is you need to take care of your feet. The winter presents issues with your feet that you may not be prepared for, and it’s essential to ensure that […]

Understanding Raynaud’s Disease

Raynaud’s disease occurs when you have blood vessels in your toes and fingers that overreact to stress or too low temperatures. While this is considered a temporary overreaction, it can lead to damage later on because of the issues with blood flow. Risk Factors of Raynaud’s Disease Your gender-more women are affected than men. Your […]

Athlete’s Foot Can Be Prevented Easily

Athlete’s foot can be tricky to deal with, and the infection causes uncomfortable symptoms like itching, burning, and a rash that appears scaly. Thankfully, however, there are steps you can take to prevent this from happening or prevent it from becoming worse than it is. Preventing Athlete’s Foot Always wear fresh socks-you should change socks […]

Say Goodbye to Falling and Hello to Mobility

Falling can be scary and painful. As we lose muscle strength, experience health issues, or begin to get older, we will be in danger of experiencing this issue. While this can create more severe problems over time, there are ways to increase the chances of avoiding these issues altogether. Preventing Falling Avoid slippery areas-water and […]

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