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4 Signs of Achilles Tendonitis

Any kind of “itis” means you have inflammation somewhere. You know it’s in your Achilles tendon when you notice these four telltale signs.

May 18th, 2021
Do Warts Go Away on Their Own?

Warts — those clumps of rough, spongy skin on your hands, feet, and elbows — seem to stick around forever. Are they serious? Do you need treatment? Will they eventually disappear? Here’s what you need to know about warts.

Apr 18th, 2021
Common Signs of Nail Disorders

Do you have one toenail that looks different from the rest? Maybe the color is off or the texture seems odd. Or maybe your toenails hurt and itch. You may have one of several toenail disorders. Here’s what to look for.

Mar 11th, 2021
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Ankle Pain

Perhaps you planted and pivoted in a pick-up game of hoops or stumbled down the stairs for no apparent reason, and now your ankle is screaming. You may be tempted to push past the pain — but here’s why you shouldn’t.

Feb 1st, 2021
Activities That Contribute to Plantar Fasciitis

You wake up refreshed, ready to start a new day, plant your feet on the floor, and zing — plantar fasciitis strikes again! What’s to blame for your shocking heel pain? Find out if you’re doing something to cause or worsen the condition.

Jan 14th, 2021
Neuropathy and Bladder Problems

Diabetes is famous for causing neuropathy, especially in your feet. But did you know it can also impact your bladder function? Learn about how neuropathy affects more than just your foot health.

Dec 22nd, 2020
Common Complications of Flat Feet

Having trouble standing on your tippy toes? Find yourself rubbing your sore, swollen ankles, and feet? You may have fallen arches. But flat feet aren’t a major concern unless they lead to one of these common complications.

Nov 9th, 2020
Causes of Chronic Foot Pain

Why do your feet hurt? Let us count the ways. Your feet bear your entire body weight, and they take a lot of abuse while doing so. Is the pain you feel normal, or could it be that you have one of these chronic foot conditions?

Oct 7th, 2020
Why You Should Care for Your Toenails

You clip ‘em and clean ‘em — that’s all toenails need, right? Wrong. Toenails deserve serious attention, because if you neglect them, they can become infected, invaded by fungus, ingrown, and painful. Here’s how and why to care for them properly.

Sep 24th, 2020
How We Help with Hammertoe

If it looks like your feet are trying to make a fist, you might have hammertoe. Whether genetics, injury, or footwear choices are to blame, there are ways to straighten out the situation. Here’s how we can help.

Aug 19th, 2020
What Is Gout?

You know about rheumatoid arthritis, the autoimmune disease that inflames your joints, and osteoarthritis, the one that wears down your cartilage. But do you know their angry cousin gouty arthritis? Arm yourself with this valuable info on gout.

Jul 7th, 2020
Steps to Take During a Gout Flare-up

When you stub your big toe, the pain is intense, and you know exactly what to blame it on. But when a similar pain strikes for no reason, especially in the middle of the night, it may be a gout flare-up. Here’s what to do.

Apr 21st, 2020
Living with Plantar Fasciitis

Do you stand for a living? Are you an avid runner or dancer? These are just a couple of the lifestyles that can lead to plantar fasciitis. Here’s how to live with plantar fasciitis while you’re working to get rid of it.

Mar 24th, 2020