3 Physical Therapy Exercises for Your Feet

Properly stretching and warming up before exercising is essential for avoiding injuries. Be sure to include your feet in your physical therapy and warm up routines to help prevent ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis and many other injuries. 3 excellent physical therapy exercises for your feet include the following: Calf extensions—While standing on the edge of […]

3 Types of Skin Cancer That Can Affect Your Feet

Skin cancer is often associated with sun or UV light exposure from tanning beds, but since our feet don’t normally get a lot of sun it is surprising to know that skin cancer does often affect the feet and since it can easily go unnoticed the results can be quite deadly. Early detection of skin […]

How to Choose Sports Shoes

With the outdoor splendor of summer here, many people are out shopping for new sports shoes. With all the choices and various types of athletic shoes available, the task can seem daunting at times. Be sure to choose a shoe store with knowledgeable and helpful staff and have any foot or ankle problems checked out […]

How to Tell if You Have Fungal Toenails

A fungal infection of your toenails can range from mild to severe depending upon how long the fungi have been feasting underneath your nails. You can often treat a mild infection with over the counter remedies, but if the infection returns, you will need to see your foot doctor for a prescription strength antifungal medicine. […]

What Can Cause Sudden Heel Pain?

Experiencing sudden heel pain can occur from a variety of circumstances and conditions. When you suffer a sudden injury to your heel, you appreciate all the stress and pressure it has faithfully absorbed up until that time. Be sure to see your foot doctor and get back on your feet as soon as possible. 3 […]

Bunions Will Worsen Without Proper Treatment

A bunion is a toe deformity characterized by the enlargement of the joint of the big toe that causes a bulging bony bump to protrude on the side. The big toe pushes with considerable force into the other toes and can cause them to over and underlap. The big toe will become more stiff and […]

3 Treatments for Foot Neuroma

A common type of foot neuroma is called Morton’s neuroma and the condition is often described as the feeling that you have a pebble in your shoe. The sensation occurs between the third and fourth metatarsal bones and is caused by a thickening of the tissue around a primary nerve that connects the toes to […]

How to Treat & Prevent Plantar Warts

Painful plantar warts are the larger warts that grow in the fibrous tissue (the plantar fascia) on the bottom of your foot. They most often occur in places that are under the most pressure, which is in the heel or ball areas. The added pressure forces the wart to grow inward, often hidden under a […]

Aging Causes Foot & Ankle Problems

Our feet and ankles really take a beating over the years, so it’s extremely important to be aware of this and to remember that you have to take charge in the health of your feet and ankles by doing exercise and physical therapy, eating a healthy diet, and by visiting your podiatrist at least once […]

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?

While experiencing pain on the top of the foot is not a very common problem, it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause because top of the foot pain can be a symptom of a variety of conditions from fractures to neuropathy.  This is why you should always have your podiatrist perform a physical exam […]

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