Diabetic Skin Care

Diabetes causes systemic damage and can really impact every part of the body, including the skin on your feet. In fact, skin problems are sometimes even the first sign a person has diabetes. It’s … [Read more...]

Daily Care for Diabetic Feet

Established by the American Diabetes Association, we observe National Diabetes Month every November. If it seems odd to dedicate an entire month to a single disease, consider this – the U.S. … [Read more...]

How to Know When It’s Time for Surgery

Podiatrists have two different general courses of treatment to help our patients overcome pain and restore functionality to feet and ankles – surgical and nonsurgical. Between the two, conservative … [Read more...]

Repairing a Torn Achilles Tendon

  An Achilles tendon rupture is a painful injury that can sideline you for a long time. Even worse, it might never fully heal in the correct way if you don’t get the right treatment. … [Read more...]

No More Morton’s Neuroma

There are several different possible explanations for ball of foot pain. If you are experiencing unusual sensations—like feeling as though you are standing on a pebble in your shoe (when there isn’t … [Read more...]

What Could be Bothering the Ball of Your Foot?

The balls of your feet are like unsung heroes – they help you push off when you step, stand on your tippy toes, jump, and more, but they’re never paid much attention. Of course, all that changes when … [Read more...]

Preventing That “Pebble in Your Shoe” Feeling

Are you participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept 24 here in Bloomington? What a great charitable cause and excuse to get out there and get some exercise! Of course, if it feels like you … [Read more...]

Risk Factors of Foot Drop

Sometimes it’s worth taking a risk – having a picnic despite the chance for rain, or heading to the theater opening night in hopes that tickets won’t be sold out. However, there are times when you … [Read more...]

Why is Your Foot So Weak?

This is the time of year when the evenings are warm but comfortable – perfect for taking a stroll after dinner and enjoying the last of the summer nights. However, if your foot feels weak, even taking … [Read more...]

Stop Dragging Your Feet: Treatments for Foot Drop

It won’t be long for before kids head back to school, dragging their feet every step of the way! Sure, they might be reluctant to say goodbye to their care-free summer days, but when your feet are … [Read more...]