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CARING FOR YOUR FEET IF YOU HAVE DIABETES

November is Diabetes Awareness month and it’s a time for diabetic patients and their families to know what their A1C number is and to be aware of how to manage Read More

WHAT ARE CUSTOM ORTHOTICS?

Did you know that in the United States, up to 87% of people have painful feet at some time in their lives?  According to the American Podiatric Medical Association they Read More

PAINFUL PLANTAR FASCIITIS

The portion of tissue that is located on the sole of the foot which connects the heel to the toes is known as the plantar fascia. If it should become Read More

POSSIBLE CAUSES OF BUNIONS

A bony protrusion on the side of the big toe is referred to as a bunion.   It occurs as a result of a misaligned joint in the big toe Read More

SEVER'S DISEASE

Sever’s disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis is a common bone disorder that occurs during childhood. The disease is defined as an inflammation of the growth plate in the heel. Read More

SUMMER FOOT CARE TIPS

It’s summer in Arizona and it can get hot here.  Whether you are sitting pool side, escaping up north to the mountains or visiting beaches in California to escape the Read More

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR CORNS AND CALLUSES

Two common foot conditions we treat at our office are corns and calluses.  Corns and calluses have two different presentations however both can be caused by excessive pressure or even Read More

TREATING AND PREVENTING HEEL PAIN

Have you ever woken up in the morning, get out of bed and had a horrible pain on the bottom of your foot all the way in the back of Read More

WHY HIGH HEELS ARE NOT IDEAL FOR HEALTHY FEET

It is no secret that high heels are uncomfortable to wear for long periods of time. Although beauty is pain, you should not sacrifice the health of your feet for Read More

INGROWN TOENAILS – A COMMON AND PAINFUL FOOT CONDITION

An ingrown toenail – otherwise known as  onychocryptosis – is a painful and common condition that we see and treat in our office.   An ingrown toenail not only can Read More

HOW TO STRETCH YOUR FEET

Your feet endure a great amount of stress each day from constantly allowing us to move around. It is important to stretch your feet to help prevent them from becoming Read More

SHOPPING FOR THE RIGHT PAIR OF SHOES

Shoe shopping – finding the right pair that fit your feet might be the hardest thing to do.  We all wish that we could be Cinderella and find the perfect Read More

WORKING ON YOUR FEET

Foot care is important regardless of your profession, but those who work on their feet must pay special attention. Bunions, calluses, blisters, and plantar warts are just a few of Read More

2022 NEW YEARS FOOT RESOLUTIONS

It’s a new year and everyone starts out with resolutions – whether it’s eating healthy, starting an exercise program, or doing other types of self-improvement.  However, have you thought of Read More

STRETCHING YOUR FEET

Debilitating foot pain is a problem for many people. But just as stretching the torso can help alleviate back pain, stretching the feet can also help mend existing foot problems Read More

NOVEMBER 2021 – DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH AND FOOT CARE REMINDERS

The ADA – American Diabetes Association – has declared November Diabetes Awareness month.  It is designated to help people with diabetes be aware of their A1C number, check their feet Read More

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