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

High Heeled Shoes: History of the Trend, Risks...

Why do women wear high heeled shoes?  According to Smith and Helms, the tendency to wear high heels is motivated by a general psychological mechanism that drives women to engage in cultural practices that make them desirable to men (1).  High heeled shoes make women seemingly more appealing to men by shortening the calf, shortening the stride, lengthening the leg, toning the legs and making the foot appear... Read More