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Why You Should Never Ignore Wounds That Won't Heal

Even a seemingly innocent wound 一 a blister or a scrape on your foot 一 can create a host of unwanted problems if it doesn’t heal quickly. Here’s why you should never ignore wounds that won’t heal.
May 4th, 2022

The Link Between High Blood Glucose and Foot Ulcers

High blood sugar can make you feel nauseous, thirsty, and hungry, but it can also increase your risk of developing a foot ulcer. In this blog, we explore the link between high blood glucose levels and foot ulcers.
Apr 11th, 2022

Recognizing the Signs of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) happens when plaque builds up in the arteries that provide blood to your lower limbs. PAD can cause serious complications, so it’s important to learn to spot the signs of PAD so you can get the treatment you need.
Mar 9th, 2022

All About Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar fasciitis causes sharp pain, especially first thing in the morning or after you’ve been on your feet for hours. Thankfully, there are many treatment options 一 both conservative and surgical 一 that can provide relief. Learn more here.
Feb 14th, 2022

Recovering from Bunion Surgery: What to Expect

Are you considering bunion surgery but not sure what to expect afterward? Like all surgery, you can expect to care for your incision, plan for some downtime, and prioritize rest. Read on to explore some specifics when it comes to bunion surgery.
Dec 8th, 2021

Common Causes of Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common foot complaint, and unfortunately, there are many conditions that contribute to heel pain. Continue reading to explore five common causes of heel pain and how heel pain is treated.
Nov 9th, 2021

September Is PAD Awareness Month

September is PAD Awareness Month. In this blog, we dive into this topic and explain what it is and what it feels like. We also encourage you to try these three things in honor of PAD Awareness Month.
Sep 9th, 2021

Tips for Preventing Hammertoe

Hammertoes happen when your muscles and tendons weaken, causing your middle toe joint to bend abnormally. This can cause pain, sores, and irritations 一 read on to discover how you can prevent hammertoe.
Aug 23rd, 2021

The Role of a Podiatrist in a Diabetic's Life

Diabetes can affect your foot health in many ways. In this blog, we explore the importance of podiatric care if you have diabetes. From preventive care to wound treatment, we help you get back on your feet.
May 22nd, 2021

Here's How You Can Prevent Bunions

If you’re among the 50% of the adult population suffering from painful bunions, you know the trouble they can cause. Treatments are available to help you live a better life, but prevention is the best course. Here’s how you can protect your feet.
Apr 16th, 2021

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Mar 23rd, 2021

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Varicose Veins Varicose Vein Treatment Varicose veins (commonly referred to as spider veins) are common in older women. By the age of 50, approximately 41% of women experience varicose veins.
Jul 15th, 2020

Relief For Swollen Legs

If you’re experiencing swelling in the legs and feet this summer, you may find that it is not only embarrassing but uncomfortable and impractical. Leg swelling or edema affects many older adults due to a variety of reasons.
Jul 15th, 2020

Amputation Is Preventable

Effecting 15 percent of patients with diabetes, a foot ulcer is an open sore or wound commonly found on the bottom of the foot. Anyone who has diabetes can develop a foot ulcer, and approximately 20 percent of patients with diabetes who develop...
Jul 15th, 2020

PAD- Are You At Risk?

Peripheral arterial disease, known as P.A.D., develops when arteries become clogged due to extra cholesterol and fat. PAD usually occurs in the lower limbs, such as the legs and feet, but can be seen in other areas of the body.
Jul 15th, 2020

Treatments for PAD

Peripheral arterial disease, P.A.D., is a condition in which your arteries become clogged due to a buildup of extra cholesterol and fat. Normally seen in the lower limbs, P.A.D. can be seen anywhere in the body. This is a common disease,...
Jul 15th, 2020