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The Importance of Having a Board-Certified Podiatrist on Your Diabetic Care Team Jun 22nd, 2020

Just like a lawyer studies to take the bar exam, chefs go to culinary school, and astronauts know more about space flight than the average citizen, podiatrists know your feet inside and out. And that really comes in handy when you have diabetes. Dr. Dan Preece and Dr. Darren Groberg...

How to Keep a Sprained Ankle From Becoming Chronic Instability May 20th, 2020

From athletic injuries to clumsy falls off the curb, many everyday activities can lead to a sprained ankle. And the severity can range from grade 1 (stretched ligaments) to grade 2 (stretched and partially torn ligaments) to grade 3 (severed ligaments). They all involve pain and swelling, but some might...

Steps to Take During a Gout Flare-up Apr 21st, 2020

Joint pain is typically blamed on arthritis, but if it occurs particularly in your big toe, it’s likely gout, a condition caused by too much uric acid in your body. With nowhere to go, the uric acid forms hard deposits in your joint that causes pain, redness, and swelling. Your...

Living with Plantar Fasciitis Mar 24th, 2020

After a long night’s sleep, you pull back the covers, swing your legs over the side of the bed, and take your first step of the day. This simple act that most people take for granted is an excruciating step into the painful reality of plantar fasciitis for you. You’re...