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Amputations due to diabetes can be prevented.

Of all diabetes-related complications, a serious foot ulcer and subsequent amputation might be the most preventable with proper care and consistency in checking the feet at least once a day for small cuts and other abrasions.
Mar 21st, 2024

Old ankle sprains come back to haunt you.

I have a message for anyone getting back into fitness and sports: Get your ankles checked for chronic instability caused by injuries that might not have healed properly years ago.
Feb 2nd, 2024
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The Outdoor Season

Hikers, hunters, and others who love the outdoors often don’t realize how strenuous it can be to withstand constant, vigorous walking on uneven terrain. Lax physical conditioning and inappropriate footwear bring scores of outdoor enthusiasts to our office.
Oct 8th, 2021

Sprained Ankle Awareness

Spring is sports season for many amateur athletes and weekend warriors. It's also ankle sprain season for many of those individuals. Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries that are treated this time of year.
Apr 12th, 2021

How to Avoid an Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains make up almost one-third of sports medicine injuries, and people of all ages experience them all too easily. Avoid starting the new year off with crutches and learn how to reduce your risk of ankle injuries with a few simple exercises!
Jan 1st, 2021

Home Care for an Ingrown Toenail

The discomfort an ingrown toenail causes can take the joy out of your holidays. This painful condition can make every step a chore. Learn how you can care for an ingrown toenail at home and find relief.
Dec 14th, 2020

Why Do I Need Orthotics?

Some people assume custom orthotics are only for people with serious foot issues. Not so! While orthotics can help alleviate pain, there are other reasons to consider using them. Read on to learn more about why orthotics could be right for you.
Nov 10th, 2020

How Diabetes Affects Your Feet

If you have diabetes, you know the disease has an impact on your blood sugar levels and overall health. But did you know diabetes can cause serious trouble for your feet? Keep reading to learn more about how diabetes impacts your foot health.
Oct 5th, 2020

5 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis

The pain plantar fasciitis brings can interrupt your life, making it difficult to carry out everyday tasks. To avoid developing this painful condition, it can be helpful to understand what causes it in the first place. Read on to learn more!
Sep 18th, 2020

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Tendinitis

A few aches and pains are normal when you’re active, but sometimes the twinges we ignore could be a sign of something more serious, like tendinitis. Keep reading to learn the warning signs of tendinitis and what you can do about it!
Aug 19th, 2020

Improve Your Game With Custom Orthotics

If you’re an athlete, you know that to play your best, you need your feet to function at their best. Custom orthotics provide the right support your feet need to help you improve your game and stay healthy. Read on to learn more!
Jul 27th, 2020

The Importance of Taking Action When Bunions Start to Develop

Are bunions making an unwanted appearance in your life? From taking a walk to buying shoes, these bony protrusions can interrupt your daily activities. Taking action early can help! Read on to learn more about bunions and what you can do about them.
Jun 23rd, 2020

Do You Suffer From Heel Pain? Consider Custom Orthotics

If you’re suffering from heel pain, you’re not alone. Heel pain is the most common reason people seek treatment from a foot and ankle doctor. But there’s a non-surgical option that can help: custom orthotics. Read on to learn more!
Apr 30th, 2020

When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require Medical Treatment?

It’s hard to know when to take a small problem to the doctor, especially if you’re self-conscious about your feet. However, it’s best to seek medical help before your ingrown toenails develop into big problems.
Mar 1st, 2020

3 of the Most Common Risk Factors of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue in the heel, and it causes stabbing pain that can make walking, running, and standing unpleasant and even impossible. Are you at risk of developing this chronic condition?
Jan 9th, 2020