What Aging Does to Your Feet

Experiencing changes to your body as you get older is natural, but you may not be aware of how aging affects your feet. When you are in your twenties and thirties, your feet are at their strongest. The muscles begin losing their strength at this point, and the bones are thinning, which can lead to […]

4 Pediatric Foot Conditions

A variety of pediatric foot conditions can cause severe pain and discomfort in kids without them being able to effectively communicate the issue. Therefore, be sure to pay attention to physical symptoms like limping or foot-dragging that may be indicative of a serious issue. Have your child seen regularly by your foot doctor to make […]

4 Signs That You Need to See Your Podiatrist

Your feet and ankles are an amazing display of natural engineering with everything working together like a well-oiled machine—until something malfunctions and you experience foot and ankle pain and discomfort. Fortunately, you can mitigate and even prevent problems with your feet and ankles by making regular visits with your foot doctor to catch and correct […]

Arthritis Causes Severe Foot & Ankle Pain

Arthritis often affects joints throughout the body and severe symptoms often occur in the extremities first, with the feet and ankles commonly affected. Stiff and swollen joints can cause problems with mobility and can even make wearing shoes painful. Custom orthotics paired with properly supportive and fitted footwear can treat and prevent arthritic problems so […]

Check Your Feet for Heart Problems

February is American Heart Month so what better time to raise awareness of heart health and how it relates to the health of your feet. For example, circulation abnormalities like peripheral artery disease (PAD) often first exhibit symptoms of swelling and muscle cramps in the lower legs and feet. In fact, claudication (pain and/or cramping […]

Why Does My Ankle Hurt So Much?

Experiencing ankle pain is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible causes. Often the ankle will hurt due to radiating pain from another foot injury, so be sure to see your foot doctor for foot and ankle discomfort and pain that doesn’t improve with rest. Some of the common causes of ankle pain, […]

5 Ways Aging Affects Your Feet

As you get older, all those years of walking, running, working, and dancing start to catch up to your feet and you experience more frequent and severe foot and ankle pain. You are also more likely to suffer from diseases like arthritis. Seeing your foot doctor more often as you age will help mitigate the […]