When Should You See A Podiatrist?

Did you know that there is a doctor that can help you with chronic pain in your foot, ankle or knee? They are called Podiatrists. Podiatry is a branch of medicine that is devoted to the study, health, diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle and lower leg disorders. Sometimes at home treatments like heat, ice and rest can treat your pain but when it just isn’t doing the job, it may be time to visit a Podiatrist.... Read More

When Your Sole Hurts

  What carries you from here to there everyday and contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons? Feet. We often don’t think too much about our feet until they cause us pain. With winter coming to an end and summer quickly approaching, the winter boots turn into summer sandals and that raises red flags to potentially sore feet. Pain in the sole of your foot can often be extremely... Read More

Young Ankles Take A Beating As Spring Sports S...

  According to BostonGlobe.com, three out of four American families with school-aged children have at least one playing an organized sport. That’s a total of 45 million children throughout the United States. Being involved in a sport or physical activity reaps great rewards for children such as health (both physical and mental), learning the importance of teamwork and establishes healthy habits that can last... Read More

Want Healthy Feet? Keep A Healthy Weight.

  Did you know that your weight can be a leading factor into why your feet are in pain? Being overweight can cause a numerous amount of health problems such as, arthritis, gallstones, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and heart disease. What many people don’t realize is that having those extra pounds, puts extra weight on your heels leading to heel pain and arthritis. Extra weight also increases your chances... Read More

Lingering Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains occur when a twist in the ankle joint happens. If swelling and extreme pain occurs after the twist then a sprain to the ankle has most likely occurred. Even though ankle sprains are common, they are not always minor injuries. If your ankle does not heal appropriately it can produce Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain which is a recurring or chronic pain in the ankle. Let’s take a look at some of the... Read More

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