Foot and Ankle Sports Injuries

For some people, playing sports is a way of staying fit, having fun, and being social. For other people, participating in sports is a way of life. Though, whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete you need to take care of your feet to be able to participate in the sports you love. […]

Treating Ingrown Toenails

Some medical conditions are just more likely to happen to particular demographics than others: Arthritis can develop in patients of all ages, but a majority of cases are for older patients. Achilles tendinitis tends to be most common for middle-aged men (since they often have full-time careers and family obligations that keep them fairly inactive—physically—during […]

Preventing Ingrown Toenails in 2018

Working on your list of New Year’s resolutions yet? If you knew the pain of an ingrown toenail in 2017 (or at any point in your life, really), then preventing another one should probably rank near the top of your 2018 list. Ingrown toenails are painful and frustrating. They can make simply putting on a […]

Treating and Preventing Dry Skin

Compared to other foot and ankle conditions and injuries we treat, dry skin might not seem to be a terribly big deal. The truth of the matter, though, is dry skin can be a problem. This is the case even for otherwise healthy individuals, but excessive dryness can be outright dangerous for individuals who are […]

Neuropathy Know-How

Trust us: a little neuropathy know-how goes a long way. You see, under ordinary circumstances, the peripheral nerves in your feet and legs are responsible for sending sensory information back to the brain, as well as carrying out orders from the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). But if you have peripheral neuropathy, these […]

Spot the Early Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes has already reached epidemic proportions in America and worldwide, and the numbers are growing. More than 80 million Americans are thought to have prediabetes, a metabolic disorder characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels but not (yet) fully at diabetes levels. Even more alarmingly, an estimated 1 in 4 diabetes cases are undiagnosed, meaning […]

A Peek at Pigeon Toes

There’s a reason we call kids of a certain age “toddlers.” They have a tendency to, well, toddle. Setting aside the excitement and pride that both parents and kids feel as a child begins to develop mobility and independence, the truth is those first few steps are rarely a thing of beauty. Even allowing for […]