Why are My Feet so Swollen?

Your feet can swell up from a variety of causes ranging from just sitting in one place for too long without moving (such as during a long bus, train, or plane trip) to a severe ankle injury like an ankle sprain. Even a minor ankle sprain can cause severe swelling. If you are experiencing swelling […]

The 2 Types of Flat Feet

You can determine if you have flat feet by wetting your feet and then standing on a flat, dry surface. If the imprint of your foot is dry in the middle, then you probably have a good arch. If the entire foot falls flat on the floor then you have flat feet and should see […]

3 Tips for Preventing Toenail Fungus

Symptoms of a fungal toenail infection include altered toenail shape, with the nail becoming thickened and brittle. The color will turn yellow or gray and perhaps the worst symptom is the unpleasant odor caused by the fungi as they feed on your skin and sweat. Fortunately, with some simple tips, you can avoid microbial infections […]

3 Causes of Overlapping Toes

When pressure forces your toes together in the front of your shoes, it can cause one or more toes to overlap. Initially, this may only be a minor cause of pain and discomfort. As the condition worsens and the toes overlap further and with more force, the formation of painful corns and blisters often occurs. […]

4 Foot Care Essentials for Treating Diabetes

While it’s always a good idea to regularly monitor and care for your feet, in recognition of American Diabetes Month we’d like to reach out with this advice for all of our patients who are managing this potential dreadful disease. Fortunately, with proper medication, diet, exercise, and regular visits to your podiatrist, you can minimize […]

5 Treatments for a Sprained Ankle

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries treated by foot doctors. You can suffer a sprain during workouts and sporting activities or just from stepping awkwardly on a curb while crossing the street. Your ankle rolls over with the full weight of your body causing tendons and tissues to stretch and even break […]