Author: Syracuse Podiatry

4 Ways to Treat Bunions Without Surgery

  A bunion is one of the most common toe abnormalities, and it is characterized by a bending of the big toe laterally into the other toes. When a similar condition affects the pinky toe, it is called a bunionette. Bunions tend to develop slowly and don’t typically cause problems in the initial stages except […]

How Aging Can Affect Your Feet

  As you age, your feet become more susceptible to a variety of ailments and conditions, just like the rest of your body. But foot or ankle problems and the resulting pain can seriously sidetrack your mobility. Seeing your foot doctor regularly is an excellent strategy to minimize foot, ankle, and heel problems now and […]

Check Your Feet

  With quarantine lifting in many areas and the lovely spring weather, people are heading outdoors for some much-needed relief and exercise. Keep in mind as you are taking in some sun, too much of it can cause cancers of the skin that can spread and be deadly if they are not caught early enough. […]

How to Go Out and Stay Safe as States Reopen

With the advent of quarantine fatigue and with the support for stay-at-home orders dwindling, states are starting to reopen their economies despite the fact that we are still in the middle of a pandemic. While the ideal situation for containing the spread of the new coronavirus is for people to continue to stay home, that […]

Visit Famous Museums and Galleries Online

Not only are over 2500 museums and galleries worldwide offering virtual tours during the shutdown via Google’s Arts & Culture portal, but also The Metropolitan Opera house will be offering free digital performances every night of the week starting at 7:30. You can even take incredible virtual tours of America’s fabulous national parks while they […]

Eat These Foods for Better Health

Maintaining a healthy diet during these stressful times can be challenging, but getting the right nutrients is not only important for your physical health, but also for your mental and emotional health as well. Some of the healthiest foods you can eat include the following: Fish and roe—Salmon and rainbow trout are fabulous fish choices […]

How to Stay Active While Isolating

Here are some excellent ways to keep moving when you can’t get outside: Maintain an active routine—While sleeping in and working in your pajamas might be appealing in the beginning, it’s better to have a more active routine to improve your overall mood. Try getting out of bed earlier and at the same time each […]

“COVID Toes” May Be Early Sign of Coronavirus

A highly probable symptom of coronavirus infection that was first noticed in March by doctors in Italy is a skin condition that causes the toes to become red, irritated, and inflamed. The condition (which has been informally named “COVID toes” was first noticed in hospitalized patients, but has since been flagged as a possible early […]

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