Foot & Ankle Blog

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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

Flat Feet

Flat feet is a condition where the arch of the foot, the inner part that is slightly raised off the ground when you stand, is flat with the floor. People with flat feet or fallen arches either have no arch, or it is very low. The most common symptom of flat feet is pain. Pain …

Ingrown Toenail Solutions

What are ingrown toenails and why do they form? Furthermore, how do you treat them? Ingrown toenails are a common condition in which the corner or side of a toenail grows into the soft flesh. The result is pain, redness, swelling and, sometimes, an infection. Ingrown toenails usually affect your big toe.

Playing through the pain can actually ruin your game!

We all know that working out is good for you, but sometimes you can injure yourself when you play sports or exercise. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can cause them. Some people get hurt because they don’t warm up or stretch enough.

Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the term commonly used to refer to heel and arch pain traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point …

Tips for Keeping Your Feet Happy and Healthy

Don’t ignore foot pain. It is not normal. If you experience any type of persistent pain in the foot or ankle, please contact our office. Inspect your feet regularly. Pay attention to changes in color and temperature. Look for thick or discolored nails (a sign of developing fungus), and check for cracks or cuts in …

Hidden Dangers at the Beach

Protect Your Feet from Puncture Wounds and Cuts Wear shoes to protect your feet from puncture wounds and cuts caused by seashells, broken glass and other sharp objects. Don’t go in the water if your skin gets cut—bacteria in oceans and lakes can cause infection. A puncture wound should be treated by a foot and …

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetic foot is a dangerous loss of sensation in the feet caused by damage to the nervous system. Often, this loss of sensation can lead to a diabetic foot sufferer not noticing wounds or injuries in the foot, which can lead to additional damage or infection. Causes Diabetic foot is caused by diabetes, an insulin …