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February 25, 2020
ankle sprain

Ankle Sprains Require Proper Treatment

An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries seen by foot doctors. They often occur without warning when you wrong foot yourself while stepping over a curb, exercising, or playing sports.
February 19, 2020
pronation

Treat Pronation Problems with Custom Fitted Orthotics

Misalignment of your feet and ankles can throw off the alignment in your knees, hips, and back causing considerable pain and discomfort far away from your feet.
February 14, 2020
ingrown toenail

3 Tips for Avoiding Painful Ingrown Toenails

An ingrown toenail is a common and often very painful experience that can make it hard to walk or even to wear shoes.
February 14, 2020
nail salon

Put Safety First When Visiting a Nail Salon

When you go to a nail salon for a pedicure, you look forward to bringing home 10 beautifully polished nails. What you probably don’t expect is a foot or toenail problem like a fungal infection.
February 14, 2020
gout

Gout: A Painful and Preventable Arthritis Attack

Gout is a form of arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid in your blood.
February 12, 2020
sesamoiditis

Pain in the Ball of the Foot May Be Sesamoiditis

Underneath the bone located behind the big toe joint are special bones called the sesamoids. When the sesamoids become inflamed due to overwork or repeated trauma from wearing high heels or shoes that are poorly-fitted, sesamoiditis is the result.
February 11, 2020
prevent falls

7 Important Tips to Help Prevent Falls

Keeping our balance is important to prevent falls, as is staying active to keep muscles strong and flexible. Here are our top tips to help senior citizens prevent a disabling fall.
February 11, 2020
ankle sprains

Frequent Ankle Sprains May Lead to Chronic Ankle Instability

When multiple ankle sprains are ignored, the joint can become chronically unstable. This condition can cause poor balance and you may even alter your gait to compensate, leading to issues when exercising.
February 11, 2020
orthotics

How to Take Care of Your Orthotics

Custom-molded orthotics will comfort and support your feet. As such, they are an investment in your health, and it will pay off to take good care of that investment!
February 11, 2020
resolution

A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep – Take Good Care of Your Feet

We have a suggestion for a New Year’s resolution that is easy to keep – take care of your feet! Those hard-working feet will carry you for more than 2 million steps in 2020!
February 11, 2020
Achilles tendonitis

Radial Pulse Therapy: Effective Treatment for Achilles Tendonitis

Radial pulse therapy, or RPT, uses a low-to-medium electromagnetic impulse that creates a radial wave. This wave penetrates into the targeted tissue to help break up scar tissue and adhesions that put pressure on the surrounding nerves.
February 11, 2020
foot care

Smart Foot Care for Holiday Shopping and Travel

December is a busy month with lots of shopping, entertaining and traveling. All of these activities take a toll on your feet! No matter which holidays that you celebrate, your feet will have to be up to the challenge.
February 11, 2020
skin conditions

Top 5 Skin Problems for Your Feet

Our poor aching feet! They have more than their share of skin problems in all seasons. Here are the top 5 foot problems that we routinely see in our office.
February 11, 2020
gifts

Put Foot Health Gifts on Your Shopping List

For holiday or birthday gifts, why not give the gift of foot health? Instead of the usual gift card, holiday mug, or sweater, give a gift that will keep on giving well into the New Year.
February 11, 2020
diabetes

Check Your Feet Every Day If You Have Diabetes

For those with diabetes, it’s essential to check both feet including toes, toenails and skin every day.