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

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

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

Pain in the Ball of your Foot? It Could be a N...

Patients with neuroms suffer from one or more of the following:   Pain in the ball of the foot towards the toes Occasional clicking sensation Burning/numbness/tingling in the toes The sensation that the sock is balled up in the shoe The above-mentioned symptoms are consistent with a condition called a Morton’s neuroma. A neuroma occurs when tissue immediately surrounding the nerve becomes inflamed or... Read More