Prevent and Protect for National Foot Health Awareness Month!

  April marks National Foot Health Awareness Month, and podiatrists everywhere are grateful for that. However, beyond celebratory pedicures and a little TLC, this occasion also serves as a great reminder to strive for a proactive approach. Your Next Step is here for every juncture in your foot and ankle journey, and for this post, […]

3 Pesky Problems Taking the Spring Out of Your Step

  Sometimes, normal wear and tear on your feet gives rise to something worse, and that’s certainly the case with bothersome skin issues like calluses, corns, or plantar warts. These might seem like minor inconveniences, but they can significantly impact your comfort and peace of mind with aches and unpleasant aesthetic effects. Your Next Step […]

3 Foot and Ankle Injuries You Might Run Into

  Even the most enthusiastic athletes can encounter injuries, and when it comes to running, your feet and ankles bear the brunt of any mishap. Here at Your Next Step The Foot and Ankle Center, we see plenty of patients coming through our doors with running-related complaints. For this blog post, we’ve decided to offer […]

Fight off Fractures With Help From Your Podiatrist!

  At Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center, we know that all fractures are always a cause for significant concern. The good news? Many of them respond well to podiatric treatment. Here, we explore five common types of foot and ankle fractures your podiatrist can effectively manage. Read on to see how fighting […]

Hiking: Hit the Trails, Skip the Stumbles

  Hiking is a wonderful way to connect with nature, get exercise, and explore new environments. However, uneven terrain, coupled with increased weight on your feet and long-distance trekking, can lead to foot and ankle problems that are both stubborn and painful. Your Next Step doesn’t want typical stumbles to get in your way when […]

Boost Foot Fitness For National Nutrition Month!

  National Nutrition Month is here, and as always, March serves as a timely reminder that what we eat affects our entire body, feet and ankles included. The team at Your Next Step knows that lifestyle modifications like prioritizing a healthy diet can make a world of difference, so this post will explain how proper […]

5 Different Ways to Beat Bunions

  Common, uncomfortable, and limiting bunions are one podiatric problem that just won’t quit. These bony bumps at the base of your big toe, produced by bone misalignment, can inflict pain and affect your ability to walk comfortably. Your Next Step is proud to resolve all kinds of foot and ankle complications, from the commonplace […]

2 New Ways to Heal Bone Spurs

  Many of the patients we see at Your Next Step Foot and Ankle Care Center suffer from bone spurs, a painful protrusion often linked to issues like plantar fasciitis. Unfortunately, the prevalence of spurs doesn’t make them any easier to resolve. There is a silver lining, however: Two innovative methods, Tenex and Amniotic Fluid […]

3 Ways Podiatrists Promote Better Balance for All Ages

  Strong balance is foundational, a starting point for better biomechanics, health, and strength. Insufficient balance, however, could increase your risk of injury, add to your recovery time when hurt, or limit your mobility and quality of life. Fortunately, podiatrists aren’t just doctors – they’re balance experts! Here are three key ways that DPMs help […]

Nix Diabetic Neuropathy With Expert Footcare

  Diabetes is common in the United States, and it affects millions worldwide. Yet despite the condition’s well-known nature, some of the complications it causes are still poorly understood. And one of those complications, diabetic neuropathy, can be particularly problematic. It’s a form of nerve damage that often begins in the feet, and as it […]

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