Podiatrist’s Foot & Ankle Care Blog


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 »

If you have to stay on your feet a lot during the day, then it can take a toll on how your feet are feeling at the end of the day.  After a long work week, it can be even worse. Here are some tips for relieving foot pain after the work day is done…. Read more »

Ankle pain is one of the top health complaints among runners. The very nature of running, the constant jarring impacts of each step, leads itself to this form of pain. So, as a runner, what can you do to prevent ankle pain? Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to minimize the pain and even… Read more »