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5 Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

5 Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Diabetes increases your risk for foot problems, especially infections. Left untreated, these issues can cause serious complications. Learn more about how to protect your feet.
Sep 5th, 2021

Avoid These Foods If You Have Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that can affect any joint in your body. One thing you may not know is that eating certain foods can increase your chances of suffering gout attacks. Read on to learn why gout develops and the foods you should avoid.
Jul 11th, 2021

What to Do About Foot Calluses

Foot calluses are hard spots of skin that may appear on your heels or other parts of your feet. Read on to learn about what to do about foot calluses.
Jun 8th, 2021

5 Causes of Severe Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can be debilitating and make it difficult and painful to walk. Learn about five causes of severe ankle pain.
May 1st, 2021

EPAT Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis causes foot pain, which can be severe and may not always respond to traditional treatments. The good news is that a new treatment called Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology® (EPAT) may provide relief.
Apr 1st, 2021

4 Effective Gout Treatments

Gout is a very painful condition that affects the joints. Read on to learn what causes gout and what you can do to treat and prevent this affliction.
Mar 1st, 2021

How PRP Can Speed Up Your Healing

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a relatively new procedure that can relieve pain by healing the source of it. Read on to learn what PRP therapy is and how it may be able to help you.
Feb 8th, 2021

Can My Hammertoe Be Corrected?

A hammertoe is a common condition that can cause a lot of pain. While there are some corrective measures you can take, a hammertoe can require surgery. Read on to learn what can cause the condition and how it can be treated.
Dec 1st, 2020

Can PRP Treat Your Arthritis?

Millions of Americans live with the swelling and pain of arthritis, and common treatments often provide limited relief. Platelet-rich plasma therapy is a breakthrough treatment that can help relieve your pain by healing the cause.
Oct 1st, 2020

Recognizing the Signs of a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are a common injury among athletes. If left untreated, the problem can get much worse. Read on to learn about the signs of a stress fracture and how they can be treated.
Jun 15th, 2020

Tips for Preventing Hammertoe

Do you have deformed toes that bend to the side or curl at the joints? Have you noticed painful corns or calluses from raised parts of your toe? You could have hammertoe. We can help you find relief and prevent this painful condition.
Nov 30th, 2019

How to Fix Flat Feet

While many people with flat feet go through life without skipping a beat, others aren’t so fortunate and struggle with pain and inflammation. If flat feet are impacting your life, here’s how we can help.
Oct 1st, 2019

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle From Becoming Chronic Instability

Chronic ankle instability happens when, after repeated sprains, your outer ankle suddenly gives way, with zero warning. Learn how partnering with a podiatrist can dramatically reduce your chances of dealing with this barrier to full mobility.
Aug 14th, 2019

Can You Fix Bunions Without Surgery?

If you have bunions and are scared of surgical procedures, there’s good news: Your bunions may be able to be fixed without surgery. Noninvasive steps can get you back on your feet!
Jul 29th, 2019

Summertime Foot Care Tips

Summertime means long days spent actively enjoying the outdoors — but nothing can sideline you on summer vacation like foot problems. Find out how to keep your feet and toes protected and healthy all summer long!
Jun 20th, 2019
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5 Foot Conditions Orthotics Can Help With

Foot pain is a common medical complaint, and without professional care, it can take a major toll on your life. Here are five conditions that can be successfully treated with orthotics. See if any of these symptoms sound familiar.
May 10th, 2019
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Tips to Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis pain can dramatically affect your quality of life. Here are some tips to help you manage this pain effectively.
Apr 18th, 2019
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What Every Diabetic Should Know About Foot Care

Diabetes dramatically increases your risk for foot infections and even amputations. Good home care combined with regular visits to your podiatrist is the best way to keep your feet healthy. Here's what your foot care routine should include.
Mar 1st, 2019
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Remedying Plantar Fasciitis With Groundbreaking PRP Therapy

Do you think constant medications are the only way to nonsurgically treat your plantar fasciitis? Learn more about how groundbreaking platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can help you get long-lasting pain relief by actually healing the ligament.
Feb 11th, 2019
Flat feet can occur in adulthood. We have solutions.

What is Adult-Acquired Flatfoot and is it Serious?

Experiencing pain in your calf and along your inner foot when you stand or walk? Noticing swelling and discomfort in your ankles after exercise? You might have a common condition that can seriously impact your mobility — adult-acquired flatfoot.
Dec 21st, 2018