Sometimes, focusing on our foot health seems far from other health-related issues. We’re not sure why we take our feet for granted and prioritize other areas of health, but here are the facts: Foot health is another important part of your overall health.
Today, the doctors at Syracuse Podiatry want to express just how crucial foot care is. There are common foot concerns that worsen over time if left untreated. Unfortunately, we can create excuses for delaying appointments or rescheduling recurring podiatrist visits. We hope you’ll think differently as we share more reasons to focus on your feet.
Everything Is Connected
Do you think there is a connection between your foot and overall health? There is. There are many health conditions that a patient can first detect simply by noticing changes in their feet. When we fail to understand the significance of our foot health, we could miss out on other health concerns.
- Foot health and heart health are related.
- Nutrition choices affect your feet.
- Poor circulation, swelling, and non-healing wounds could signal a problem.
There Are Solutions
Did you know that many solutions to your foot and ankle pain are simple? It all starts with scheduling an appointment with your podiatrist. Allow a foot and ankle specialist to care for your needs. Podiatrists provide an accurate diagnosis, a treatment plan, and prevention tips.
- Don’t tackle foot health alone.
- Maintain regular communication with your podiatrist.
- It’s never too late to schedule an appointment.
Fix Problems Now
Like other health conditions, untreated issues may reappear in the future. Fix your foot and ankle issues now. Don’t wait until a problem has worsened or progressed to require surgery as the only solution. For many common conditions, the solutions will surprise you. Take care of your foot health and take charge of your future health.
- Inspect your feet regularly and act fast.
- Find a podiatrist close to your house.
- It’s never too early to think about your foot health.
Dr. Ryan L. D’Amico, Dr. Donal M. Erickson, Dr. Keith Sherman, Dr. Anne-Louise Smith, Dr. Justin Muser, Dr. Nicholas Cronin, and the rest of the staff at Syracuse Podiatry in East Syracuse, New York, can help treat and care for your feet. Call us at 315-446-3668 or make an appointment online to get help today.