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3 Best Foods for Foot Health

Having healthy, pain-free feet are the solid starting point for health. When your feet are achy, inflamed, and tired, it can make it difficult to reach your fitness goals or even complete your regular daily duties. There are several foods that can enhance foot health [...]

By |2019-04-19T05:49:03-07:00March 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Best Foods for Foot Health

Preventing Running Injuries

Running injuries are common among the top athletes, leisure runners and weekend warriors. When you are using running as a way of increasing your physical activity level, keep in mind these three methods of preventing future injuries to your foot and ankle. If you do [...]

By |2017-10-31T13:16:50-07:00February 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Preventing Running Injuries

Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is an uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing condition. The fungus thrives in the warm, moist, and dark environment that surrounds your toes. It is a common condition that starts off as a white or yellow spot on, under, or to the side of your [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:56-07:00January 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Laser Treatment for Toenail Fungus

Minimally Invasive vs. Invasive Treatments for Feet

Often a last resort unless there is a pressing medical emergency, foot surgery is usually recommended to restore functioning of some part of the foot or ankle or correct a foot deformity or source of persistent pain. Surgical treatments can be either invasive, referring to [...]

By |2019-07-29T05:07:43-07:00December 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Minimally Invasive vs. Invasive Treatments for Feet

Understanding Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s deformity is characterized by a prominent bump situated at the back of the calcaneus, commonly referred to as the heel bone. The Achilles tendon attaches calf muscles at the back of your leg to the heel bone. A small sac of tissue, called a [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:57-07:00November 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Haglund’s Deformity

The Basics of Peroneal Tendon Injuries

The foot has two peroneal tendons that run side-by-side along the ankle. One of the tendons attaches at the outside middle of the foot and the other attaches to the foot's arch. These tendons work to keep your ankle stable so that you do not [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:57-07:00September 15th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on The Basics of Peroneal Tendon Injuries

Treating Hallux Rigidus

Arthritis of the big toe joint, or hallux rigidus, is second only to bunions as the most common condition affecting the big toe. Universally affecting women more than men, hallux rigidus generally appears in individuals from 30 to 60 years of age. It's an often [...]

By |2017-10-31T13:18:18-07:00August 19th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Treating Hallux Rigidus

Treatments for Tarsal Coalition

Sometimes resulting in limited motion and pain in one or both feet, a tarsal coalition is an abnormal connection between the tarsal bones, located in the back of the foot. The condition, which can involve bones, cartilage, or tissue, may require further evaluation from a [...]

By |2017-10-31T13:18:31-07:00July 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Treatments for Tarsal Coalition

Understanding Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

A common foot and ankle problem, posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a condition that results when tendons are inflamed or torn. A podiatrist can determine whether you're likely to respond well to standard treatments for PTTD or if you may have a situation that requires [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:58-07:00June 27th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Understanding Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Lisfranc Joint Injury Overview

A Lisfranc injury typically occurs when the foot is twisted during a fall or when a weight lands on the foot while it is flexed downward. The injury is most often seen in horseback riders, athletes participating in contact sports, runners, and accident victims. The [...]

By |2019-01-24T07:54:58-07:00May 17th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Lisfranc Joint Injury Overview