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Why You Shouldn't Play Through a Sprained Ankle

There are no two ways about it — ankle sprains are a serious pain. But even if you only have a mild sprain, playing through it or toughing it out can turn a slight pain into a chronic problem.

Jun 7th, 2021
How To Prevent Summertime Foot Problems

Summertime is a great excuse to get outdoors more and ramp up your activity level and exercise, routine, too. But beaches, parks, and pools all contain foot hazards, too. Here’s how to keep your feet safe for summer.

May 5th, 2021
When Does an Ingrown Toenail Require Medical Assistance

Ingrown toenails are common, painful foot problems. In addition to limiting your ability to walk, an untreated ingrown toenail can lead to infection and potentially severe complications. Discover when to talk to a podiatrist about an ingrown toenail.

Apr 4th, 2021
Why Do I Have Warts on My Feet?

Warts on your feet aren’t typically dangerous, but they can cause pain, discomfort, and more warts. While most anyone can develop a foot wart, certain factors increase your risk of attaining the underlying virus.

Mar 11th, 2021
What's Causing Your Heel Pain?

Pain in your heel can be debilitating and stop you from doing daily chores and the activities you love. Figuring out whether your pain is due to overuse or injury helps us create the best treatment plan for you.

Feb 1st, 2021
What Causes Discolored Toenails?

Beautiful, healthy toenails are fun to show off in sandals and at the beach, but discolored toenails are unsightly and embarrassing. What causes discolored toenails? And how can you get rid of this toenail blight? Read on.

Jan 5th, 2021
Brittle Bones and Aging: What You Need to Know

As you age, your bones lose density, become brittle, and are more prone to fracture, a condition known as osteoporosis. Learn more about this “silent disease,” and what you can do to combat it.

Dec 1st, 2020
Why Rest Is Important for a Sprained Ankle

Spraining your ankle once can increase your risk of repeated sprains and further injuries by 40-70%. Repeated injuries can also cause chronic instability in your ankle joint. That’s why it’s important to rest up when healing from ankle injuries.

Nov 2nd, 2020
What to Do About Corns and Calluses on Your Feet

Millions of people have corns or calluses on their feet. While these lumps of hardened skin are one of the ways your body protects itself, they can also cause pressure points and pain. Keep reading to learn more about corns or calluses.

Oct 1st, 2020
How To Prevent Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are painful and common. You’ve probably had one, or more likely, a few. No one likes dealing with them, and prevention is always preferred. Here are a few tips to help you avoid ingrown toenails in the future.

Mar 1st, 2020
Are High Heels Really That Bad for Your Feet?

You pause in front of the mirror, admiring the way your beautiful heels complement your outfit. You’ll only be on your feet for a few hours. Should you wear pretty, painful shoes? Is it really worth it?

Feb 6th, 2020
When Foot Fungus Requires Medical Treatment

You’re at the drugstore. Again. Searching for that foot fungus treatment. Again. While you may think of athlete’s foot as just a nuisance, you could need medical attention to stop it from spreading and causing some serious complications.

Dec 1st, 2019
6 Painful Problems Caused by Ill-Fitting Shoes

Shoes protect your feet and keep them comfortable — but only if they fit right. If your shoes cause blisters or cramps, it could be the start of these painful conditions caused by ill-fitting shoes.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why You Need a Podiatrist on Your Diabetes Wellness Team

If you’re diabetic and are dealing with issues of lack of sensitivity, bruises, swelling, or other issues in your feet, it can be a sign of some potentially dangerous problems. Find out what these symptoms can mean and how a podiatrist can help.

Oct 1st, 2019