Traditional vs. Minimally Invasive Surgery

Surgery is a destructive act. You might not think of it that way, because it is often a necessary first step on the way to full healing. In the long run, surgery can yield incredibly positive, restorative results. Overall, it’s a good thing because of how it...

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5 Ways Losing Weight Will Help Your Feet

Most of us, if we’re honest, wouldn’t mind losing a couple of pounds. In fact, according to the latest statistics, almost 3 out of 4 American adults are considered overweight or obese (by medical standards). Those percentages have increased steadily over the last...

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3 Footcare Mistakes That Come to Mind

Our feet are truly fascinating. Often times we don’t realize how complex they actually are. But to put it in perspective, our feet and ankles are comprised of a total of 52 bones, 66 joints, and hundreds of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. This complex anatomy...

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Why Do Kids Need to See a Podiatrist?

If you are a parent, then this will sound more familiar than you think. When caring for our children, we regularly reinforce healthy habits – we teach them to brush their teeth twice a day, we tell them to wash their hands before dinner, we persuade them to eat their...

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3 Steps Toward Better Diabetic Foot Care

Living with diabetes can place a host of new considerations on your plate: Do I have everything I need for the day? For an extended trip? Should I eat this? When should I eat? Should I check my blood sugar more often? Your feet might not be the first that come to mind...

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Ingrown Toenails: What Not to Do

Have you ever had an ingrown toenail before? If not, count yourself among the fortunate. If you have, you already know. It hurts. Plus, it’s aggravating! After all, toenails are supposed to grow out. They have one job, and one direction to go. But when they get off...

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