The Seriousness Around MRSA Infections & ...

MRSA stands for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and it is a bacteria that has been the cause of many infections. It is very difficult to treat due to its resistant to most antibiotics. It can be the community acquired form or the hospital acquired form. The bacteria has a way of changing its structure causing it to grow rapidly and can only be treated with a handful of antibiotics.   Recently the... Read More

Big Ben With Lisfranc Injury From Sunday Night...

Pittsburgh quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger was playing against Oakland this past weekend when he got sacked by Aldon Smith and suffered an injury. He was carried off the field on a stretcher and the official report is that he had a mid-foot sprain. The coaches suspect he will be out for the next few weeks hopefully to return during Week 12. Luckily the Steelers have a Week 11 bye.   Lisfranc injuries can... Read More

The Importance Of Orthotics In Foot And Ankle ...

Is foot pain normal? Are the Dr Scholl inserts good enough? What are the benefits of custom orthotics?   Foot pain is totally not normal, you should seek out a podiatrist to help understand why and solve the problem. The Dr. Scholl inserts are very temporary and may give you relief for a few days but are made of a weak material that will break down easily. We do offer a stiffer over the counter version called... Read More

MLS Laser: An FDA-approved Non-Invasive Treat...

Advanced Foot and Ankle Center is excited to announce the addition of a brand new class IV dual wavelength laser!  We are confident that it will be beneficial to patients suffering from both acute and chronic pain and inflammatory problems.  Please take a minute to learn about this promising new treatment.   The MLS (Multiwave Locked System) laser is a Class IV “cold” diode laser and has been... Read More

Arch collapse can cause problems: Flatfeet in ...

As we start approaching the school season and begin our back to school shopping, it is the ideal time to focus on the foot before the new shoes are purchased. Remember its not normal to have pain in your feet especially for a child.   Flat feet also known as pes planus, is one of the most common problems in children and can cause unwanted aches. This is a condition where there is an abnormal collapse of the... Read More