Podiatrist’s Foot & Ankle Care Blog

 

The purpose of the body’s circulation system is to transport blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout the body. A reduction of blood to a specific part of the body may cause one to experience symptoms of poor circulation. The most common causes of poor circulation in the feet are obesity, diabetes, and heart conditions such as… Read more »

If you are suffering from tenderness, pain, or stiffness in the joints of your feet or ankles, call us to schedule an appointment. 

Osteoarthritis commonly affects the joints in the feet and ankles. There are many non-surgical ways to manage the pain from this ailment. For example, you can receive steroid injections at the site of the joint. Anti-inflammatory medications and pain relieving drugs are also known to help. Pads, arch supports, canes, braces or specialized orthotics could… Read more »

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and it can occur at any joint in the body, especially in the foot. It generally effects those who are older, however, it can occur at any age. Although there are many different forms of arthritis, there are three main types that occur in the foot. The three… Read more »

When babies are born, the foot bones have not fully developed, and the feet are generally flexible. It is beneficial for toddlers to walk barefoot while indoors, because this helps the feet to become strong as the toes grasp the floor. When shoes are worn outside, they should fit correctly, and be constructed of a… Read more »