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30 10, 2017

What is Plantar Fascia and How Does It Affects Your Heel?

By | October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Plantar Fasciitis is the Most Common Cause Heel Pain It is the inflammation of a band of tissue similar to a ligament on the bottom of the foot which starts on the heel and extends out to the ball of the foot.  The fascia becomes irritated, inflamed and thickened.    Symptoms & Causes [...]

25 09, 2017

What To Do If You Have Heel Pain

By | September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heel Pain, "Walk it Off" or Have it Checked? Heel pain is something that is very common and very treatable. The problem is a lot of the time we think we can "just walk it off". In some cases this works and the pain decreases or relieves itself. However, sometimes we try to "walk [...]

20 08, 2017

How To Take Care Of Your Feet As A Diabetic

By | August 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Almost 30 million children and adults have diabetes in the United States, from a recent report from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). They also found an additional 80 million individuals who are considered pre-diabetic.   One of the major areas of concern in our diabetic population is foot health. Diabetic foot complications are the leading cause of hospital admission among the diabetic [...]

15 07, 2017

Why You Should Be Looking At Your Feet Daily

By | July 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let's be honest - when was the last time you looked at your feet? Visual inspection can alert you to upcoming complications. It is recommended you make a visual inspection of your feet once a daily. Put a small mirror on the floor if it is difficult to see the soles of your feet. As you [...]

10 06, 2017

List Of The Top 5 Common Foot Problems

By | June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It is estimated that by the age of 70 the average person has walked approximately 26,000 miles! Our feet take quite a beating which causes many changes in our foot structure and gait over time. Some of the most common foot problems which may lead you to seek treatment from your podiatrist are explained in [...]

5 05, 2017

How to Prevent Falling

By | May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2.5 million individuals over the age of 65 are treated in emergency rooms each year for fall-related injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As we age there is a steady and consistent increase in accidental deaths as a result of falling. Some of the more common causes of falls include [...]

17 03, 2017

Shoes: Which are Best for Your Feet?

By | March 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It has been reported up to 75% of individuals over the age of 65 wear shoes which are too SMALL. Shoes that are too BIG can lead to many foot complications as well.  The problem arises from where the shoes bend. When you look for shoes you want to buy make sure the shoes [...]