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The Key to Healing is in Your Blood: Learn About PRP Therapy Sep 4th, 2019

Nothing is more frustrating than a slow-healing injury that keeps you off your feet, especially if you lead an active lifestyle. However, you may be surprised to learn that your body has everything it needs to heal your injury, and quickly.  Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an innovative treatment that...

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle From Becoming Chronic Instability Aug 14th, 2019

There’s nothing good about the term “chronic.” When it accompanies a medical condition, it means that you’ll be managing it for the long term rather than treating it and moving on. If you’ve suffered through multiple ankle sprains, you could be at risk for a condition known as chronic instability,...

Can You Fix Bunions Without Surgery? Jul 29th, 2019

Bunions can be incredibly painful and take the joy out of life in a hurry. Day-to-day life with bunions may make you feel like you have no choice but to seek out a surgeon. However, you have many other options to try before it’s necessary to schedule foot surgery. Our...

Summertime Foot Care Tips Jun 20th, 2019

Looking forward to spending the summer months with your toes in the sand? Running barefoot all summer long may be a tempting thought, but it’s a good idea to keep in mind some general guidelines to ensure your feet stay healthy and safe from injury. If you are experiencing any...

5 Foot Conditions Orthotics Can Help With May 10th, 2019

More than three-quarters of Americans suffer from foot pain, according to statistics from the American Podiatric Medical Association, including adults of all ages and from all walks of life. About 83 percent of the survey’s respondents said their chronic symptoms limited their activities, interfering with their ability to exercise, work,...

Tips to Manage Your Arthritis Apr 18th, 2019

Arthritis is a painful condition that often gets worse over time. Fortunately, it is possible to manage the symptoms of arthritis effectively and live a full life. Below are some tips to help you reduce pain and maximize mobility.  1. Seek professional care.  If you think you may have arthritis,...

What Every Diabetic Should Know About Foot Care Mar 1st, 2019

Managing diabetes takes a lot of work. You need to monitor your blood glucose levels, take your medicine on a regular basis, see the doctor routinely, keep an eye on everything you eat and make sure you get enough exercise — and that’s just for starters. Because diabetes affects your...

Remedying Plantar Fasciitis With Groundbreaking PRP Therapy Feb 11th, 2019

An astounding one out of every 100 people in the U.S. has a painful foot condition called plantar fasciitis, of which 75% say that they've had pain from the condition within the last month. To make walking bearable, 41% of sufferers use pain medicine, but many painkillers present a whole new set...

Returning to Sports After Achilles Tendon Surgery Jan 16th, 2019

As sports medicine specialists and doctors, we applaud our active clients who are maintaining optimal health through athletic pursuits. We also understand that athletes are, how shall we say, not so patient when it comes to slow-healing injuries. If you’re champing at the bit to get back out there after...

What is Adult-Acquired Flatfoot and is it Serious? Dec 21st, 2018

While it may not be a frequent topic of conversation topic in your household, adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is one of the most common problems affecting the adult foot and ankle. AAFD occurs when the arch of your foot collapses and no longer provides adequate support for your foot and...