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Understanding Foot Arthritis

Arthritis is characterized by joint inflammation, and it is common in the small joints that are located in the foot and ankle. There are more than 30 joints in the foot and ankle that work to provide support, balance, and range of motion. The ends [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:58-07:00October 21st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Foot Arthritis

Understanding Neuromas

A neuroma is characterized by a growth of nerve tissue, and understanding what causes them and how they are treated can be challenging. Neuromas grow directly onto the nerve, usually between the third and fourth toes. The exact cause of neuromas is unclear, but women [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:59-07:00September 25th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Understanding Neuromas

Calluses and Corns: What Can You Do?

Corns and calluses are hardened and thick layers of skin, often found on the toes and feet as well as hands and fingers. Corns and calluses develop when the skin protects itself from pressure and friction by hardening. Many things can contribute to the development [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:59-07:00August 20th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Calluses and Corns: What Can You Do?

All About Ganglions

Ganglions are round or oval non-cancerous lumps that form along the joints or tendons. Although ganglions are most common in the hands and wrists, they can also develop in the ankles and feet. The lumps are filled with a fluid that resembles jelly, and they [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:59-07:00July 16th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on All About Ganglions

Pressure Ulcers: Causes and Treatments

When consistent pressure and rubbing occurs on one area of the body, it can cause the skin to break down. This is because the pressure results in reduced blood flow in the area that contributes to dying skin. Also referred to as pressure ulcers, these [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:55:00-07:00June 12th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Pressure Ulcers: Causes and Treatments

All About Ankle Sprains

An ankle sprain occurs if there is injury to one or more of the ligaments in your ankle. Ligaments are thick bands of tissue that connect bones to one another. They are an important part of maintaining stability for your ankle. Ankle sprains can vary [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:55:00-07:00May 19th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on All About Ankle Sprains

All About Foot Fissures

Your skin needs moisture in order to stay healthy and operate efficiently, but it can be hard to make sure you are getting enough moisture on your feet. At the same time, too much moisture can lead to problems. Fissures are cracks on your skin, [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:55:00-07:00April 23rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on All About Foot Fissures

Diabetic Foot Care: Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy, sometimes known as diabetic neuropathy, consists of damage to the peripheral nerves. More than half of individuals with diabetes will develop some type of neuropathy, especially if their sugars are not well controlled. Fortunately, with active care and treatments, the symptom of peripheral [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:55:00-07:00March 30th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Care: Peripheral Neuropathy

Does LeBron James Wear Foot Orthotics?

Foot protection is essential to success in anything individuals do in strenuous environments, especially athletes. Running up and down a court and using several parts of your body to maneuver can cause serious damage if not protected. Several foot doctors and specialists have raved at [...]

By |2018-06-16T01:35:46-07:00February 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Does LeBron James Wear Foot Orthotics?

What You Need to Know About Flat Feet

If you have flat fleet, you are not alone. Flat feet are defined by flattened foot arches that cause your soles to entirely touch the floor when you are standing. This podiatric condition is very common and often painless, which is why patients often avoid [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:55:01-07:00January 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Flat Feet