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

When Your Big Toe Joint Hurts

Our feet are extremely complex structures containing numerous bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. As the primary structure necessary for movement, the big toe takes the brunt of our daily activities. With that being said, are you feeling a constant throbbing pain in your big toe? Is it stiff? Pain in your big toe can be coming from deep inside the joint and at other times be the result of the nail... Read More

Ingrown Toe Nails: Treatment Facts & Myth...

Ingrown toe nails are common, particularly in the adolescent population.  The most common causes are narrow/tight shoes, sweaty feet and trimming the nails too short.  Some people have a genetic predisposition to ingrown toenails because the nail itself is curved on the sides.  Often times, the nail starts to grow in and then the patient tries to “dig it out,” thereby making it worse and/or causing it to get... Read More