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PRP Injections In Your Feet

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is blood taken from a patient and spun in a centrifuge, concentrating the amount of platelets and growth factors.

Mar 5th, 2018
Causes of Hammertoe

Hammertoe is a foot condition which affects the toes, causing the joints to become deformed.

Feb 19th, 2018
What Are Hammertoes?

Hammertoes are painful deformities that frequently form on the second, third, or fourth toe.

Feb 19th, 2018
Causes of Corns

A small area of skin that appears thickened on the foot may be a condition referred to as a corn.

Jan 22nd, 2018
Why Do My Feet Hurt During Pregnancy?

Experiencing leg and foot pain during pregnancy is a common ailment most women suffer from, especially during the second and third trimester.

Jan 15th, 2018
Can Being Obese Affect My Feet?

Obesity is a worldwide issue, affecting people from many different countries, and is often seen as a gateway for serious health conditions.

Jan 8th, 2018
Heel Pain

Have you ever gotten up from a chair or out of bed in the morning, and upon taking that first step, feel like your heel has stepped on a tack?

Dec 26th, 2017
Geriatrics and Podiatry

Bone density loss, dry skin, poor circulation, and rough and brittle nails are some of the common problems that can occur as people age.

Dec 11th, 2017
Sever's Disease

Sever's disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a medical condition that causes heel pain in children’s feet while they’re growing.

Nov 6th, 2017
Every Day Foot Care

Our feet are important in our everyday lives. The problem is that we tend to neglect them

Oct 16th, 2017
What is a Podiatrist?

The branch of medicine that is focused on the treatment, diagnosis, and study of disorders of the lower leg, ankle and foot is referred to as podiatry.

Sep 25th, 2017
What are Bunions?

Hallux valgus, better known as bunions, is an enlargement of the inner portion of the joint at the base of the big toe.

Sep 18th, 2017
Bunions

A bunion is an enlargement of the base joint of the toe that connects to the foot, often formed from a bony growth or a patch of swollen tissues

Sep 18th, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About Gout

Gout, typically found in diabetic patients, is an unusually painful form of arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the bloodstream.

Sep 11th, 2017
How to Achieve Healthy Feet

Now that summer is here, it is especially important that you take care of your feet so you can enjoy the season.

Aug 8th, 2017
Ways to Avoid Injury While Running

Injuries can be a major setback for people who love to run, so it is important that you take preventative measures in order to avoid them.

Jul 10th, 2017
Tips to Help Maintain Healthy Feet

The health of your feet is very important, and it is crucial that you are aware of what may be harming them so that you can avoid any serious conditions.

Jul 3rd, 2017
Arthritic Foot Care

During your lifetime, you will probably walk about 75,000 miles, which is quite a lot of stress to put on your feet.

Jun 27th, 2017
Tips for Arthritic Feet

Adults who have arthritis are likely to experience joint inflammation in their feet.

Jun 27th, 2017
What is Sesamoiditis?

Sesamoiditis is a condition that involves inflammation of the sesamoid bones in the feet.

Jun 20th, 2017
Blisters on the Feet

Blisters are a common ailment of people who wear shoes that are either too tight or rub against the feet in an uncomfortable way.

Jun 12th, 2017
Ingrown Toenail Care

An ingrown toenail is a toenail that grows sideways into the nail bed, causing pain and swelling.

May 22nd, 2017
Taking Care of Your Feet on Vacation

Traveling can be exciting, but nothing can ruin a trip like foot pain. And that’s not all that you need to watch out for when jet setting

May 15th, 2017
Keeping kids free of foot injuries

With the approach of warmer weather, many children are gearing up and preparing for fair-weather sports such as softball and soccer.

Apr 17th, 2017
Exercise for Your Feet

Whether your feet are over-worked or under-worked, chances are they could benefit from some special attention

Apr 10th, 2017
Pay attention to your shoes

Whether or not your shoes fit properly could be the difference between having healthy feet and having to walk around in pain.

Apr 3rd, 2017
Proper Shoe Fitting

When it comes to maintaining foot health, wearing properly-fitting shoes is important.

Apr 3rd, 2017
All About Broken Ankles

Broken ankles are a serious injury that can lead to an inability to walk, function, and also cause a significant amount of pain.

Mar 27th, 2017
Handling Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are potentially painful abnormalities that result from calcium deposits forming a protrusion on the underside of the heel bone.

Mar 20th, 2017
Heel Spurs

Heel spurs most commonly result when calcium deposits on the back of the foot where the heel is.

Mar 20th, 2017
How Obesity Affects Your Feet

Gaining weight can happen suddenly and at any time. Usually you won’t notice the extra weight until your feet start hurting at the end of the day.

Mar 6th, 2017
Flat Feet

Flatfoot is a foot condition in which the arch of the foot has either partially or totally dropped or has never developed.

Feb 14th, 2017
Athlete's Foot

Athlete’s foot is an extremely contagious infection caused by a fungus that results in itching, burning, dry, and flaking feet.

Feb 7th, 2017
Relieving Cracked Heels

If you have dried, cracked heels, you may also suffer from pain, especially when wearing tight footwear that puts stress on the heels.

Jan 30th, 2017
Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a connective tissue in the heel that stretches across the bottom length of your foot

Jan 24th, 2017
Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is known as “one of the most common autoimmune diseases in America,” affecting women more often than men.

Jan 2nd, 2017
Benefits of Custom Orthotics

Custom orthotics are foot devices that are inserted into your shoes to help accommodate and treat your foot conditions.

Dec 19th, 2016
Avoiding Plantar Warts

Working out at the gym can be one important way to maintain good physical health.

Nov 21st, 2016
What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis occurs when there is a strain or rupture of the long ligament that runs along the arch from the heel to the toe.

Oct 31st, 2016
What is Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome?

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is a rare condition that occurs when the nerve that passes through the leg into the foot becomes compressed.

Oct 24th, 2016
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which there is a compression of the posterior tibial nerve.

Oct 24th, 2016
Shoe Shopping Tips

It is very important to make sure the shoes you wear fit properly.

Sep 19th, 2016
Caring for Blisters

Blisters are a fairly common foot condition that can be easily prevented with a few simple steps.

Sep 5th, 2016
High Heels May Negatively Impact Foot Health

A study published by the Journal of Applied Physiology has determined that long-term high heel use can have detrimental effects on the legs’ muscles, such as muscle strain and muscle fatigue.

Aug 29th, 2016
Ankle Sprains

Although ankle sprains may not be as serious as a broken ankle, they should be given immediate attention and care.

Aug 1st, 2016