Podiatrist’s Foot & Ankle Care Blog

 

Your Feet are Getting Older:  Foot Issues Matter Elderly individuals are at a high risk for many ailments, including those that affect the feet. Some of them are simple to treat, and others may be more serious. This is why it is crucial that anyone over the age of 60 knows how to care for… Read more »

We exercise for our overall health, but sometimes, we can forget that our feet need to be taken care of as well. This is especially true for those who walk and run on a regular basis. Wearing the wrong shoes can cause pain, acute and chronic, as well as structural damage to the foot. It… Read more »

Common Foot Problems The human foot has 42 muscles, 26 bones, 33 joints, and 50 ligaments and tendons made of fibrous tissues. The foot can have almost as many problems with conditions ranging from moderate to severe. Some lighter ailments include blisters and corns. More moderate to severe cases include bunions and plantar fasciitis, which… Read more »

A sharp pain felt suddenly in your heel may bring new awareness to a thin ligament you may not even have known existed until this jolt. This thin ligament called the Plantar Fasciitis connects your heel to the front of your foot and is the primary cause of heel pain reported by more than 50%… Read more »

Peripheral neuropathy in the feet occurs with many warning signs and symptoms. You may experience a gradual increase of tingling, prickling or numbness as when a limb falls asleep which can spread upward and into your legs. As the condition worsens, the feeling may be a sharp pain that feels as if it is burning,… Read more »