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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Treating bunions early before the big toe has become too rigid and inflexible can avoid the need for future bunion surgery.
Debilitating foot and ankle damage caused by arthritis can be slowed with proper diet and exercise and by wearing properly fitted shoes with custom orthotics.
Your body can really take a beating over the years, and as you age your feet and ankles become more susceptible to a wide variety of problems and conditions that can cause foot pain and discomfort. While the effects of aging can be slowed down and mitigated with proper foot and ankle care, you should […]
The tarsal tunnel is a hollow area of your foot near the ankle joint that provides passage for the nerves, tendons, and blood vessels that extend into the rest of your foot.
Your feet are composed of a multitude of bones with over thirty joints that can be adversely affected by arthritis.
Fungal toenail infections are caused by the microscopic fungi that thrive in the warm, wet conditions found in your footwear. The same fungi that cause athlete’s foot infection also cause fungal toenail infections which is why athletes often suffer with fungal toenails. However, the condition can happen in anyone. Most people don’t even realize that […]
Arthritis is the name given to a variety of conditions that erode the lining of your joints, causing inflammation and pain as bones rub against each other. While arthritic conditions eventually affect the back, neck, hips, and knees, it is frequently first diagnosed in the hands, feet, and ankles. See your foot doctor at the […]