The Benefits of Bunion Surgery

Bunions can be stressful, as they often cause pain when performing everyday tasks; additionally, they can cause individuals with bunions to feel embarrassed about the way their feet look. Fortunately, bunion surgery can help to relieve this stress that bunions can cause. If you have a bunion, then it is likely that you have looked […]

4 Foot Care Tips For People Living With Diabetes 

Whether you are a newly diagnosed diabetic patient or someone who has been living with diabetes for years, it is always a good idea to brush up on different self care techniques to maintain your health. The health of your feet is vitally important when you are a diabetic and there are many things that […]

3 Qualities You Should Expect From a Podiatry Doctor Before Becoming Their Patient

You wouldn’t choose a primary care physician unless you knew you could trust them because of factors including extensive education and training, glowing testimonials from other patients, and a sense that said physician will prioritize your health. The same can be said for more specialized doctors such as optometrists, orthopedics, and podiatrists. If you know […]

4 Reasons to Use Laser Treatment For Fungal Toenail Infections

Nobody likes to talk about them, but they are more common than you might realize. A fungal toenail infection can be an irritating condition that plagues anyone from the spry, young athlete to the middle-age working man to the retired senior citizen. When you get this infection it is not only embarrassing, but painful and […]

3 Reasons Why Your Fungal Toenail Infection Keeps Coming Back

So you have already been able to pinpoint that your pesky foot pain is caused by a fungal toenail infection. You even went to your doctor to get the infection properly treated. And yet still, you notice that your fungal toenail infection keeps coming back and you cannot seem to figure out why. In this […]

Think You Have a Heel Spur? It Might Actually Be Something Else

When people begin to experience heel pain, the overwhelming majority of them will simply assume that they are suffering from the all-too-common heel spur. And although heel spurs are indeed common, it is also highly likely that your heel pain is being triggered by something else. After all, 50% of people who have a heel spur […]

3 Exercises to Avoid When Dealing With Heel Pain

When you are experiencing mild heel pain from a sports injury or just from long hours of wearing improper footwear, there are a few exercises you can try to expedite the recovery process. However, it is also important to acknowledge that there are plenty of exercises that you should not do when you are suffering from an […]

4 Common Reasons Why Your Child Might be Experiencing Heel Pain

Even the most agile, athletic children are not exempt from having to deal with pesky or downright painful heel conditions. Although most cases of heel pain in children are not serious, you will still want to get a proper diagnosis, particularly if the pain persists for several days or weeks. If your child is complaining […]

The Most Common Causes of Fungal Toenails And What to do to Avoid Them 

What’s even better than getting prompt treatment for an annoying, painful fungal toenail infection? Not getting a fungal toenail infection at all because you knew what to do to avoid getting one. In this post, we will examine the most common causes of fungal toenail infections and what you can do to prevent yourself from […]

Chronic Wounds

Usually, any wound or injury a person gets will, with appropriate treatment, heal in a timely manner. Wound healing goes through orderly and predictable stages; a trained medical professional can tell how old an injury is by looking at it and determining what stage the healing has reached. Sometimes, though, a person will have a medical […]