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27 02, 2019

The History of Podiatry

By | February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Podiatry is the branch of medicine and study dedicated to the feet, ankles, and lower extremities. This form of doctoring is considered a specialty with extra training involved for the designation. The curriculum covered in podiatric medical school programs learning the lower extremity anatomy more thoroughly and genetic conditions, surgeries, and physical rehabilitation skills specifically [...]

15 02, 2019

Morton’s Neuroma: A Common but Not Well-Known Foot Disorder

By | February 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There are many problems that can happen with the feet from sports, accidents, and bad genetics. Among the top three disorders that occur in feet is a condition called Morton’s neuroma. It receives less attention than bunions and plantar fasciitis, but up to 1/3 of the population have the beginnings of neuromas, but don’t even [...]

29 01, 2019

How Foot Pain and Your Back are Related

By | January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Feet are great for helping us get around and maintain stability, but they are often the last thing anyone thinks about until they are in pain. Foot pain is caused by many different possible problems, including the structure of the foot, bad arches, improper footwear, and old injuries. While many doctors are prepared to discuss [...]

15 01, 2019

Show Your Feet Some Love with DIY Soaks and Scrubs

By | January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

During the Christmas season, everyone is exchanging gifts with those they love. Why not show some of that love to your feet? After all the shopping, traveling, and running around to all the events that go on during this time of year, most feet have taken a beating. Try some of these treatments you can [...]

30 11, 2018

Ways to Prevent Plantar Fasciitis

By | November 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As the weather warms up, people are heading out to enjoy the great outdoors. If you love hiking, biking, running and seeking out adventures, don’t let plantar fasciitis get in the way. Plantar fasciitis is when the tissue connecting your heel to your toes (the plantar fascia) becomes inflamed. It feels like a stabbing pain [...]

23 10, 2018

Fractured and Fragmented Bones: How They are Treated

By | October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The human foot has 26 bones that are all connected with joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Since the foot is used in so many different activities, foot fractures can happen in these bones if hit at a bad angle. Treatment is going to vary depending on the location and severity of the fracture. Before a [...]

26 09, 2018

Flat Feet in Kids: To Treat or Not to Treat

By | September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A common podiatry problem in kids is a condition referred to as flatfoot. It is when the foot lies flat on the ground, with no visible arch on the inner foot. Doctors look for signs or symptoms of flatfoot during well-visits because it can prevent children from a normal physical function. Not all children with [...]

20 09, 2018

Physical Therapy Tips for Returning to Activity

By | September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

After an injury, the most common question people have is when they can return to their normal, physical activities. The most common injuries in athletes are to the foot and ankle areas. While all time frames depend on the severity of your injury, there are three simple physical therapy steps that you can follow to [...]

24 08, 2018

Catch the Wave to a Faster Recovery After Foot Surgery

By | August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feet are a vital tool to getting around that require little thought until you are injured. The foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments, plus plenty of soft tissue, which means there are many opportunities for injury. Foot surgery is sometimes necessary and can take a lot of time [...]

20 07, 2018

Protecting Your Kids from Sports Injuries

By | July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids are getting more seriously involved in sports at a younger age. Injuries become more common when certain steps aren’t taken and injuries at a young age can cause lifelong damage. Whether your athlete is still in the little leagues or playing high school sports, here are 7 great tips to help protect your kids [...]