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

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

Broken Toe Woe: Broken Toes Should Be Examined...

Ignoring broken toes will not make them heal faster!  We often see patients in the office who broke a toe several months ago and are still having pain.  They often think “there is nothing to do for a broken toe” or are even told that by an urgent care, ER or primary care physician.  Because the fracture is not treated appropriately, the toe can be swollen and painful for months and months.   Most... Read More