When you have flat feet, it means that your arches never developed, or fell during adulthood. Many sufferers experience no discomfort or mobility problems, but if you do, exercises can complement podiatric treatment. Learn more here.
At a certain point, the foot deformity caused by a bunion can progress until your foot needs corrective surgery. Are your bunions at that point? Read to learn more about the decision to opt for bunion surgery.
You visit the gym to maintain good health, but did you know it’s a breeding ground for germs? Here’s how to avoid problems such as athlete’s foot and staph infections when you spend time in the locker room.
Heel pain may seem like a minor annoyance, but it can worsen to the point that it disrupts your life. It’s possible that your daily habits play a part in your pain. Read on to learn about what might be making your heel pain worse.
Beauty is pain, right? Wrong. Your stilettos might look like a work of art, but they’re wreaking havoc on your feet. Here’s what you should know about your high heels and how they’re impacting your foot health.
Your toenails look yellow, brown, or crumbly. You may have a fungal infection known as onychomycosis. If your nails don’t respond to over-the-counter products, treatment with the state-of-the-art Lunula Laser® stamps it out for good.
Diabetes affects the health of your blood vessels and can lead to problems with circulation, particularly in your feet. With diabetes, you’re at high risk for foot ulcers, foot pain, and even amputation. Avoid foot problems with these steps.
You’ve always been a shoe size 8. Or 13. Or 4. But now your favorite shoes don’t fit. Did your feet get bigger? Or smaller? How is that even possible? Discover more about your feet and how they can change.
No matter your activity level, getting up and moving is great for your health. As podiatrists, we want to ensure that every step you take is a comfortable one, which is why we pulled together these tips for buying walking shoes.
If you experience piercing heel pain after standing, sitting, or first thing in the morning when you roll out of bed, it could be a common condition called plantar fasciitis. Read on for tips on treatment.
You might think a sprained ankle is worth pushing through, but doing so can set you up for an even longer recovery period — and future reinjury. Read on to learn how to help your ankle heal fully and quickly.
It’s always unsettling when you notice changes to your health. And when you develop plantar warts, it can be difficult to know when they warrant medical attention. Learn more about plantar warts and when we think you should see a doctor for them.
With summer on the way, do you know how to protect your feet from common summertime foot problems, such as blisters and calluses? Read to learn what you need to know about foot care and summer activities.
Bunions can affect more than the way your feet look. This common foot problem can cause pain and affect your mobility if left untreated. Learn how to relieve discomfort and restore normal function and appearance.
Low-level laser therapy taps into the body’s natural healing ability, encouraging tissue regeneration from within. When it comes to foot health, lasers offer a host of benefits from treating toenail fungus to eliminating plantar fasciitis pain.
If you notice the development of thick areas of skin on your feet, you might have corns or calluses. Continue reading to learn their differences and how you can treat them and prevent them from getting worse.
An ankle injury not only puts an immediate stop to your activity, but who knows how long you’ll have to contend with the swelling and pain? Learn about effective home treatments, how a strain differs from a sprain, and how your podiatrist can help.
With diabetes, you face potentially serious health impacts throughout your body. Damage to feet is common, both to the nerves and blood supply. Barefoot summer months could present your feet with challenges. Read on to learn more.
Ingrown toenails are common and cause pain and swelling that may affect your daily activities. Though you may be able to relieve some of your pain with at-home care, at some point you may require help from a podiatrist.
Do you worry about the risk of spraining an ankle while you're out for a run, walk, or hike? Read on to learn what you should do to protect and strengthen your ankles so you can decrease your chances of suffering a sprain.
When a toenail is ingrown, it is curved and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail). This digging in of the nail irritates the skin, often creating pain, redness, swelling and warmth in the toe.
Just a bump on the side of the big toe? Not really!
The visible bump actually reflects changes in the bony framework of the front part of the foot. The big toe leans toward the second toe, rather than pointing straight ahead. This throws the bones out of