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Back Pain could be Linked to your Feet!

That back pain could be cause by foot pain!

What are Prescription Custom Orthotics?

Has your doctor recommended custom orthotics? Custom orthotics are custom-made devices designed to support and comfort your feet. Prescription orthotics are crafted for you exclusively. They match the contours of your feet precisely and are designed for the way you move. Orthotics are only manufactured after a podiatrist has conducted a complete evaluation of your …

Meghan Markle Has Morton’s Toe – Do You?

The internet recently erupted with the news of Meghan Markle having Morton’s Toe. Here’s the photo that started it all: Dr. Amber Shane explains, “Morton’s Toe is a rare, less than 20 percent of the population, structural shape to the second toe making it longer than the first. The majority of people have a longer …

What education has a foot and ankle surgeon received?

Foot and ankle surgeons are podiatrists that have specialized training in surgery. They provide medical and surgical care for a variety of conditions that affect the legs, below the knees, of people of every age.

Diabetic Complications

Diabetes is a condition that affects many parts of the body if not regulated correctly. One of the areas that it can affect is your feet. Your feet are at the highest risk as they are the furthest from your heart which means the blood flow to them is the furthest away. There are two …

Corns – What are they and how do we treat them?

Corns are a type of callus, made up of dead skin, and are a hard, painful area of the skin that typically develops on the feet due to pressure. Corns typically have a hard center and can be painful when pressure is applied. They are also usually smaller than calluses, as well as round and …

What Your Feet and Nails Say About You

Have you noticed any changes to your feet? Ever wonder what those changes might mean? You can detect everything from diabetes, circulatory conditions, vitamin deficiencies and much more just from close examination of your feet. Here are a few things you or a loved one might notice: 1. Cramping: Charley horses or cramps may be …

Do You Warm Up Before You Exercise? Here’s Why You Should.

Perform these six dynamic moves at the start of every run, doing each for 30 seconds to one minute. Then consider your running engine officially revved. Quad + Piriformis Walk CHARLIE LAYTON Targets: Quads, glutes, piriformis Grab one foot behind you, pulling toward your butt. Release and step forward; switch legs. After 30 seconds, cradle …

Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Foot and ankle surgeons treat all conditions affecting the foot and ankle for adults and children, from the simple to complex, including fractures, tendon disorders, arthritis, hammertoes and more. Click here for more information