Foot Care During Pregnancy: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Your body goes through a lot of changes throughout nine months of pregnancy. The baby bump is the most obvious example, but far from the only one! Hormonal changes, increased blood volume, weight gain … [Read more...]

Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Some foot and ankle conditions have misconceptions that are commonly held by the general public. For example: Plantar warts are not caused by frogs, toads, or any other amphibian. Bunions are … [Read more...]

Do I Really Need Custom Orthotics?

We get it. We’re all on the lookout to save a few bucks where we can. The off-brand cereal that tastes just as good for half the cost. The barely-used designer jacket that pops up at the local thrift … [Read more...]

Is It Time to Update Your Orthotics?

A good pair of custom orthotics can last for several years without wearing out, especially if you take good care of them. However, inevitably, there will come a time when your orthotics must be … [Read more...]

Winter Foot Care

You may be tempted to neglect your feet during the colder months. As the saying goes, after all, “out of sight, out of mind.” But just because they are hidden away in your new pair of boots, doesn’t … [Read more...]

What Your Feet Say About Your Whole Body Health

Many people think about foot health, or heart health, or lung health, or any other kind of physical well-being separately, as if they’re not all part of the same body. However, this is too simplistic … [Read more...]

Exercise and Protecting Feet

It’s not groundbreaking news to know you need to be physically active (along with eating well and getting plenty of sleep) for optimal health. What you may not know or consider, however, are the … [Read more...]

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...]