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Why Fungus Loves Your Winter Footwear

If you’re like most people, when winter rolls around, the concern for contracting fungal infections tends to diminish. But some conditions can elevate the risk even more so in winter than during the summer months. So in today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, Dr. Aliza V. Eisen, and Cassandra Stache, DPM of greater Philadelphia’s […]

Could These 4 Symptoms be a Sign of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that typically affects the minor soft tissues and joints in the feet and hands, causing immobility and severe pain. Many people who experience it say the symptoms worsen when the weather gets colder.  So in today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater […]

Why is it Important to Measure Both Feet?

January 23 is National Measure Your Feet Day! So in today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, Dr. Aliza V. Eisen, and Dr. Cassandra Stache of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center share information regarding the importance of having your feet measured each year. The right size of shoes can be […]

Thyroid Disease and Your Feet: 3 Facts

Did you know that January is Thyroid Awareness Month? So how much do you know about your thyroid, thyroid disease, or its potential problems on your foot health? In today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich,  Dr. Aliza V. Eisen, and Dr. Cassandra Stache of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center […]

5 Tips to Stay Safe During Winter Workouts

Does the thought of another frosty Philadelphia winter make you want to hibernate until the warmer weather arrives in spring? We say, don’t avoid the cold; instead remain active by venturing outside, even when the temperatures drop. Going for a run or walk, inhaling the cool, crisp winter air, and working up a sweat have a […]

Keep Your Feet Healthy in 2023 with These 7 Resolutions

It’s that time again to make New Year’s resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions is to start taking better care of our health, and that includes our feet! In today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center are sharing […]

Winter Footwear Tips to Keep You Safe This Winter!

If you’re a Pennsylvania native, you know the winter season brings an abundance of rain, snow, and ice, all of which can be a hassle. Slipping on ice is one of the main reasons for pedestrian accidents during winter. Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step […]

9 Ways to Avoid Swollen Feet and Ankles When Traveling

Salty snacks, long periods of sitting, and cramped seats are a recipe for swelling of the feet and ankles that can be extremely uncomfortable. In today’s post, Dr. Eric Ricefield, Dr. Mark Yagodich, and Dr. Aliza V. Eisen of greater Philadelphia’s Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center are sharing expert tips to help you […]

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