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Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems

Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems

When you have diabetes, you must pay daily attention to your feet. Diabetes complications are the leading reason for foot amputations in the United States. For Diabetes Awareness Month, here’s what you should know about diabetic foot care.
Nov 7th, 2023
6 Lesser-Known Facts About Your Feet

6 Lesser-Known Facts About Your Feet

You might not think about your feet very often, but the reality is that they are an amazing part of your anatomy! This blog explores six lesser-known facts about your feet and how we can help you care for them.
Sep 1st, 2023
Why Do I Keep Getting Athlete’s Foot?

Why Do I Keep Getting Athlete’s Foot?

Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection that most people get at least once in their lives. But if you’re inexplicably plagued by recurrent athlete’s foot, you’re not alone — and we can help. Here’s why you may keep getting athlete’s foot.
Jul 10th, 2023
Yes, There Are Exercises for Your Feet

Yes, There Are Exercises for Your Feet

Nagging pain from fallen arches or flat feet can be debilitating. But did you know that a few simple exercises can reduce pain, strengthen your arches, and help restore your mobility? Learn some moves that can help your feet!
Jun 1st, 2023
When Do Warts Become a Health Concern?

When Do Warts Become a Health Concern?

If you have a wart, you’re not alone. It's one of the most common skin conditions across the globe. However, warts can be uncomfortable and sometimes cause health complications. Read on to learn when a wart can be a health concern.
Apr 1st, 2023
Signs You Have Corns

Signs You Have Corns

Corns and calluses can be uncomfortable and might indicate needing to change your shoes or get treatment for an underlying podiatry condition. How do you know if you have corns? Read to learn more about signs of corns and calluses.
Mar 1st, 2023
Gout: What Is It, and How Can I Get Rid of It?

Gout: What Is It, and How Can I Get Rid of It?

The onset of gout is sudden, sharp, and severe. Often coming on overnight, an attack leaves you with a swollen, hot, and very sensitive joint until it passes. Typically affecting joints in the lower legs, gout tends to favor the big toe.
Feb 6th, 2023
What Causes Toenail Fungus?

What Causes Toenail Fungus?

If you struggle with toenail fungal infections, knowing what causes them and your risk factors are for developing them can be helpful. Find out how toenail fungus happens and when to seek treatment.
Jan 5th, 2023
The Best (and Worst) Shoes for Your Neuroma Pain

The Best (and Worst) Shoes for Your Neuroma Pain

In a perfect world, you should be able to wear any shoes you want. However, living with neuroma pain can make this tricky. Here’s a quick rundown of the best and worst shoes you could wear.
Dec 1st, 2022
5 Health Benefits of Custom Orthotics

5 Health Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Custom-made orthotic inserts offer you a way to address various foot comfort, gait, and other podiatry problems. Read to learn more about the benefits of orthotic inserts for your foot health and comfort.
Nov 1st, 2022
How to Get Rid of Unsightly Veins in Your Feet

How to Get Rid of Unsightly Veins in Your Feet

The discolored, thicker varicose veins many people deal with are often found in the legs, but it is also possible to get them in your feet. Read on to find out more about this problem and how we can treat you for it.
Oct 1st, 2022
What Is Aesthetic Podiatry?

What Is Aesthetic Podiatry?

Warm weather is here, but if foot problems prevent you from wearing sandals, know that there’s a solution. Learn more about how aesthetic podiatry can enhance the appearance of your feet, so you can enjoy wearing your favorite shoes all year long.
Sep 1st, 2022
The Link Between Diabetes and Nail Fungus

The Link Between Diabetes and Nail Fungus

If you have diabetes, you already know that diabetes has many potential complications, particularly for your feet. Find out about one of the most prevalent foot complications your podiatrist looks for at your appointments.
Aug 1st, 2022
I Have Athlete’s Foot. Now What?

I Have Athlete’s Foot. Now What?

If your feet are dry and itchy, and you have a strange rash, it might be athlete’s foot. If you have athlete’s foot, don’t worry, it’s treatable. Keep reading to learn what you can do to ease the symptoms of athlete’s foot.
Jul 1st, 2022
Shoe Hacks That Help with Toe Arthritis

Shoe Hacks That Help with Toe Arthritis

Toe arthritis restricts the mobility of the joints in your toes, leading to pain that can increase when you wear the wrong shoes. Explore the tips and tricks you can use to keep your toe arthritis symptoms to a minimum.
Jun 1st, 2022
Diet Tips to Keep Gout At Bay

Diet Tips to Keep Gout At Bay

A gout attack can flare up out of nowhere with intense pain and swelling. It can tend to restrict your activities, but there is a solution: modifying your diet is a great way to keep your gout under control.
May 4th, 2022
How a Weak Immune System Can Cause Nail Problems

How a Weak Immune System Can Cause Nail Problems

Did you know that the condition of your fingernails and toenails can signify an underlying health condition? If your toenails don’t look normal, are splitting, or are discolored, brittle, or crumbly, it’s time for an appointment with a foot specialist.
Apr 1st, 2022
Who Can Benefit from a Shoe Insert?

Who Can Benefit from a Shoe Insert?

There are many reasons you may be experiencing foot pain, including calluses, corns, plantar fasciitis, bunions, and flat feet. Whatever the reason for the pain, can you benefit from getting shoe inserts or orthotics? Read on to find out more.
Mar 3rd, 2022
Will a Neuroma Go Away on Its Own?

Will a Neuroma Go Away on Its Own?

About one in three people will develop a Morton’s neuroma at some point in life. Learn more about the symptoms and options available to treat this common foot condition.
Feb 1st, 2022
Is Nail Fungus Contagious?

Is Nail Fungus Contagious?

Like some viruses and bacteria, many of the fungi that affect your toenails can be transmitted from person to person. Here’s what you need to know to keep your feet fungus-free.
Jan 13th, 2022
Six Treatments for Morton’s Neuroma

Six Treatments for Morton’s Neuroma

Do you have pain in the ball of your foot near your third and fourth toe? If it feels like you’re standing on a pebble, it could be Morton’s neuroma. This uncomfortable condition may keep you off your feet, but these therapies can offer fast relief.
Dec 1st, 2021
4 Reasons To See a Podiatrist About Your Heel Pain

4 Reasons To See a Podiatrist About Your Heel Pain

Are you suffering from heel pain? Aches and pains in your feet can be signs of underlying conditions that can benefit from professional podiatry treatment. Keep reading for more information on how a podiatrist can resolve your heel and foot pain.
Nov 8th, 2021
Bothered by Flat Feet? Custom Shoe Inserts Can Help

Bothered by Flat Feet? Custom Shoe Inserts Can Help

Flat feet are normal in babies, but by the time you’re about three years old, you should have arches. Whether you were born with flat feet, or they occurred over time, if they’re causing you pain, you can get help with custom shoe inserts.
Oct 11th, 2021
How to Protect Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

How to Protect Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

Diabetes and foot care go hand-in-hand. Living well with diabetes means partnering with a foot specialist to ensure that your feet stay healthy so that you reduce the risk of diabetes-related foot complications.
Sep 14th, 2021
What Happens When Athlete’s Foot is Left Untreated?

What Happens When Athlete’s Foot is Left Untreated?

Athlete’s foot is common, especially in the summer. But it can lead to uncomfortable and potentially dangerous consequences when left untreated. Find out more about the causes of athlete’s foot, as well as the available treatments for the condition.
Aug 20th, 2021

Why Does the Ball of My Foot Hurt?

Could it be your shoes? Or, maybe you have an underlying foot problem? Pain in the ball of your foot may occur for many reasons and most have easy fixes. Click here to learn more about why the ball of your foot hurts and how you can find treatment.
Jul 12th, 2021

Five Tips to Manage Toe Arthritis

You don’t have to suffer from toe arthritis and the debilitating pain it can inflict. Several types of conservative treatments can relieve pain and improve function.
Jun 10th, 2021

When to Consider Custom Foot Inserts

Human feet are incredibly small in relation to their enormous workload, and even the smallest problem can have a widespread impact on your mobility. Here’s how custom shoe inserts can help restore optimal function.
May 9th, 2021

Cracked and Yellow Nails: Can Lasers Help?

Are you forced to cover up your toenails because of unsightly fungus that stubbornly resists your every effort at eradication? Fungal infections can be tenacious, but they’ve met their match with laser therapy.
Apr 6th, 2021

How Does Diabetes Affect Foot Health

Diabetes is a treatable condition that requires changes on your part and the expertise of a multidisciplinary team that should include a foot and ankle specialist to prevent serious complications.
Mar 10th, 2021

When Are Your Nail Problems Cause for Concern?

Are discolored nails just an aesthetic concern, or is there more going on under the surface? Here, we explore four signs that your nail problems may benefit from podiatric care. Read on to learn how we can help you get healthy, beautiful nails.
Jan 5th, 2021

5 Ways You Can Take Care of Your Feet This Winter

No matter what time of year it is, taking care of your feet should always be top priority. Here are some of the best ways to protect your feet during the cooler winter months so you can stay ahead of the game!
Dec 1st, 2020

Signs You're Living With a Stress Fracture in Your Foot

When you think of a fracture, you think of an acute break that’s plenty obvious. A stress fracture, however, can be far more subtle. Here’s a look at some of the warning flags that the bones in your foot or ankle may be in trouble.
Oct 15th, 2020

5 Tips for Preventing Athlete’s Foot This Summer

Anyone with a history of athlete’s foot can attest to the intense itching and burning it causes. If you’re concerned about athlete’s foot, it’s best to prevent this fungus from taking hold and making your feet feel and look terrible.
Sep 9th, 2020

What Shoes Fit My Lifestyle?

Wearing appropriate shoes that suit your lifestyle can promote comfort and ease while guarding against pain and injuries. Avoid common footwear mistakes and go for these options instead.
Jul 2nd, 2020

Does Toenail Fungus Ever Go Away on Its Own?

Thick, discolored, and brittle toenails can bring physical and emotional discomfort. These signs of toenail fungus usually don’t go away on their own, but thankfully, there are effective treatments.
Feb 17th, 2020