We know there is a direct correlation between being overweight or obese and the health of your feet. The more you weigh the more stress and hard work for your feet.
During the summer months your feet experience some particular challenges and we want to alert our patients to some potential foot and ankle problems and ways to prevent them.
While it’s true that some conditions are more likely to occur with age, there are still many ways to prevent disabling problems and ensure that your golden years remain active.
May is National Osteoporosis Month and it’s a good time to talk about this disease, which can have a big impact on the health of your feet.
If you don’t have a salon you trust to follow proper sanitizing procedures, we want you to know that you can give yourself a relaxing and pretty pedicure at home.
We want to draw attention to skin cancer because, while the skin on your feet is just as susceptible as that on the rest of your body, many patients don’t think of their feet as a possible site for this condition.
Most podiatric mower injuries can be prevented with common sense and a few precautions.
Most often, bunions are caused by a biomechanical defect in your feet. This may be a neuromuscular problem, flat feet or overpronation.
Arthritis can be treated, and its progression can be slowed.
Flat feet can be a source of ongoing pain and also cause swelling and a lack of flexibility in the foot.