Podiatrist’s Foot & Ankle Care Blog


Diabetes is the major reason why patients need amputation of toes, feet or legs. Diabetics often get wound or cuts on their feet and don’t realize they are there because of neuropathy, when they can’t feet their feet. This combined with the bottom of a foot being in a moist environment can be detrimental to… Read more »

Heel injuries can impact youth athletes in just about any sport, and they can devastate their performance capabilities. However, it is possible to prevent these problems or at least keep them from getting worse. Here’s what you need to know about this concern. Strengthening Heel Muscles The best way to prevent heel injury is to… Read more »

Not sure if you should visit a foot specialist or not? Here are several cases where visiting a foot care specialist is a very good idea – sooner rather than later. Exercise-Related Injuries Are you starting a new workout plan? Maybe you’ve begun running, or your switching to a different type of cardio, or you… Read more »

Get the Facts: Podiatrists vs. Orthopedic Surgeons When faced with foot or ankle pain from conditions such as bunions, heel spurs, hammertoe or tarsal tunnel syndrome, patients care more about relief than about what type of medical professional delivers the treatment. However, to make an informed decision about foot and ankle treatment, it pays to… Read more »

If you have hallux varus, that simply means your big toe points away from the second toe in an unusual fashion. It could develop due to a complication of bunion surgery but there are other causes as well. Here is some information on those causes as well as how the condition is typically treated. Why Hallux Varus… Read more »